Using Google Data for Short-term Economic Forecasting

A session at Strata 2012

  • Hal Varian

Thursday 1st March, 2012

9:55am to 10:10am (PST)

Google Insights for Search provides an index of search activity for millions of queries. These queries can sometimes help understand consumer behavior. Hal describes some of the issues that arise in trying to use this data for short-term economic forecasts and provide examples.

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Hal Varian

Chief Economist, Google

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Strata 2012

United States United States, Santa Clara

28th February to 1st March 2012

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Time 9:55am10:10am PST

Date Thu 1st March 2012


Mission City Ballroom, Santa Clara Convention Center

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