Thiemo Fetzer speaking on How Big Is the Media Multiplier? Evidence from Dyadic News Data?
The Hoover Institution hosts a seminar series on Using Text as Data in Policy Analysis, co-organized by Steven J. Davis and Justin Grimmer. These seminars will feature applications of natural language processing, structured human readings, and machine learning methods to text as data to examine policy issues in economics, history, national security, political science, and other fields.
Our 21st meeting features a conversation with Thiemo Fetzer on How Big Is the Media Multiplier? Evidence from Dyadic News Data? on Wednesday, December 13, 2023 from 9:00AM – 10:30AM PT.
Thiemo Fetzer is a Professor in the Economics department at the University of Warwick in the UK and at the University of Bonn in Germany. He is also a visiting Professor at the Grantham Institute at the London School of Economics, a Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics and a Fellow at the National Institute for Social and Economic Research. He holds further affiliations with the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), the Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC), CESifo, and the Pearson Institute at University of Chicago. He serves as a Theme Leader at the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) at University of Warwick.
He has published extensively in leading economics journals such as the American Economic Review, the Review of Economics and Statistics, the Economic Journal and the Journal of the European Economics Association. Thiemo's research has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Guardian, Foreign Policy, Le Monde, and the Financial Times. He has served as consultant and advisor to a range of national and multinational organisations. He won a European Research Council Starting Grant for his interdisciplinary research project MEGEO - Media, Economics and Geopolitics and was awarded the 2022 Phillip Leverhulme Prize in Economics.
Steven J. Davis is the Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. He studies business dynamics, labor markets, and public policy. He advises the U.S. Congressional Budget Office and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, co-organizes the Asian Monetary Policy Forum and is co-creator of the Economic Policy Uncertainty Indices, the Survey of Business Uncertainty, and the Survey of Working Arrangements and Attitudes. Davis hosts “Economics, Applied,” a podcast series sponsored by the Hoover Institution.
Justin Grimmer is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and a professor in the Department of Political Science at Stanford University. His current research focuses on American political institutions, elections, and developing new machine-learning methods for the study of politics.