Elliot Motte is a Ph.D. candidate at University Pompeu Fabra. His research specializes in topics in political economy and media economics. He is particularly interested in understanding the drivers of political polarization and the role of both traditional and social media in shaping policy preferences and democratic norms. Elliot holds a B.Sc. in economics and applied statistics from ENSAE Paris, and an M.Sc. in economics and data science from ENSAE Paris.