Structure Data 2014: HOW MICRODATA CAN SAY A LOT ABOUT MACROECONOMICS, David Soloff

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Structure Data 2014: HOW MICRODATA CAN SAY A LOT ABOUT MACROECONOMICS, David Soloff

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  2. 2. HOW MICRODATA CAN SAY A LOT ABOUT MACROECONOMICS David Soloff Premise Wednesday, March 26, 14
  3. 3. DAVID SOLOFF @davidsoloff Wednesday, March 26, 14
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  5. 5. “—no, a dreary, desolate and, indeed, quite abject and distressing one; what we might call, by way of eminence, the dismal science.” — Thomas Carlyle Wednesday, March 26, 14
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  9. 9. "There's still a Cold War element to our statistics. We're kind of in a holding pattern. In many situations I found myself wishing we had more current data and broader data." — Alan Krueger http://on.wsj.com/1ggFq9c Wednesday, March 26, 14
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  14. 14. January 2007 September 2007 February 2008 March 2008 April 2008 Mexico: “Tortilla Riots” West Bengal: Riots over food shortages and public corruption Cameroon: High fuel and food prices Senegal: Protests over high cost of living Haiti: Riots over rising food prices Yemen: Riots as price of wheat doubles, rice + vegetables up 20% Egypt: Riots over the price of bread November 2008 China: Contaminated milk due to high cattle feed prices October 2007 Russia: Gov’t pressures food producers to freeze prices Wednesday, March 26, 14
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  24. 24. Mar May Jul Sep Nov 0.940.960.981.001.021.04 China − CPI (Official) Premise − Food Staples Index Granger Causality: 0.94 Correlation: 0.93 Jan Mar May Jul Sep Nov 0.951.001.051.101.15 India − CPI (Official) Premise − Food Staples Index Granger Causality: 0.81 Correlation: 0.89 Wednesday, March 26, 14
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  27. 27. there are too many strata to measure everything Wednesday, March 26, 14
  28. 28. “You need to focus on quality. You’ll be better off with a small but carefully structured sample rather than a large sloppy sample.” — Hal Varian Wednesday, March 26, 14
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