Big Data in the macroeconomic analysis forecasting investments and exports with unconventional data sources and methods.


In this project we evaluate whether unconventional data sources such as satellite images, newspaper articles, web articles or monitoring truck, ship, and train movement can help predict the economic developments, in particular with regard to Investments and Exports.

Project duration: 2018–2020

Funding body: Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology

Boris Blagov
Boris Blagov

My research area is applied Macroeconomics, particularly using cutting edge mathematical models to analyse economic relationships and create better forecasts.