Stefano Balietti, Ph.D.

Stefano Balietti, Ph.D.

Wissenschaft­licher Mitarbeiter
Universität Mannheim
L 15, 1–6
3. OG – Raum 324
68161 Mannheim
Research interests
  • consensus formation, social influence, and polarization;
  • governance in blockchain systems;
  • incentives schemes for collective intelligence, in particular peer review systems;
  • optimal experimental designs, Bayesian optimization with Gaussian processes;
  • socio-economic inequality, perception thereof and its externalities;
  • philosophy of science, in particular Paul Feyerabend's body of work.

Short CV

2019–2022Fellow at the Center for European Social Science Research at Mannheim University (MZES) and a postdoc at the Alfred-Weber Institute of Economics at Heidelberg University
2018–2019Postdoc Researcher at Microsoft Research Computational Social Science
2016–2018Postdoc at Northeastern Network Science Institute and fellow at Harvard Institute for Quantitative Social Science
2015Postdoc in the group of Computational Social Science, ETH Zurich
2011–2015PhD student in the group of Computational Social Science, ETH Zurich
2009–2011Research Assistant at the Chair of Sociology in particular Modelling and Simulation, ETH Zürich
2005–2008M.Sc Economics and Corporate, University Politecnica Delle Marche
2002–2005B.Sc Internet Science, University of Bologna