Big data in macroeconomics

Start of Project: 01.08.2019 — End of Project: 01.02.2020

The purpose of the report is to provide a systematic overview of the relevant data related to Big Data and their potential for macroeconomic analysis (in particular business cycle monitoring and forecasting). In this context, both the possibilities and the challenges that may arise due to data availability, data quality, methodological requirements or the manageability of the data will be discussed in detail.