Hoover Institution Workshop On Using Text As Data In Policy Analysis (Part 2)

Thursday, May 27, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Steven J. Davis, speaking on “What Triggers Stock Market Jumps?

The Hoover Institution announces a new 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.

This second session features a conversation with Steven J. Davis speaking on What Triggers Stock Market Jumps? on Thursday, May 27, 2021 from 9:00AM – 10:30AM PT and the paper under discussion can be found here.


Steven J. Davis is a professor of economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. 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 annual Asian Monetary Policy Forum, and is co-creator of the Economic Policy Uncertainty Indices and the Survey of Business Uncertainty. Davis has appeared on BBC, Bloomberg TV, Channel News Asia, CNBC, CNN, Fox News, NBC Network News, the Sinclair Broadcast Group, and the U.S. Public Broadcasting System

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.