Understanding the dynamics emerging from infodemics: a call to action for interdisciplinary research

  title={Understanding the dynamics emerging from infodemics: a call to action for interdisciplinary research},
  author={Stephan Leitner and Bartosz Gula and D. Jannach and Ulrike Krieg-Holz and Friederike Wall},
  journal={SN Business \& Economics},
  • S. Leitner, B. Gula, +2 authors F. Wall
  • Published 2021
  • Psychology, Computer Science, Physics, Economics, Mathematics, Business
  • SN Business & Economics
Research on infodemics, i.e., the rapid spread of (mis)information related to a hazardous event, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, requires integrating a multiplicity of scientific disciplines. The dynamics emerging from infodemics have the potential to generate complex behavioral patterns. To react appropriately, it is of ultimate importance for the fields of Business and Economics to understand these dynamics. In the short run, they might lead to an adaptation in household spending or to a shift… Expand
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