Alternative Data

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Tracking the Politics of Migration in Europe with NLP and Machine Learning

Tracking the Politics of Migration in Europe with NLP and Machine Learning

Kensho’s topic trend scores offer another way to track the salience of political issues within and across countries.…


Dec 27, 2018
How Long are Political Honeymoons?

How Long are Political Honeymoons?

It’s often said that new leaders experience political honeymoons during their first days in office, when they enjoy the…


Dec 19, 2018
Monitoring Economic Crises, Koto Style

Monitoring Economic Crises, Koto Style

Economic crises are notoriously hard to predict, and tracking them as they unfold is almost as difficult. Financial market data…


Oct 31, 2018
Tracking the Geopolitical Hivemind

Tracking the Geopolitical Hivemind

Online forums, ranging from Twitter to political prediction markets, offer valuable real-time information about geopolitical developments. One underappreciated source for…


Oct 23, 2018