- European Central Bank workshop
Tracking the economy with high-frequency data
Friday, 16 October 2020
Online event (by invitation)
The COVID-19 pandemic is posing unique challenges to policymakers across the globe. This requires quick and effective action. In times like these, having the right data at the right time is crucial to making informed policy decisions.
The aim of the workshop is to shed light on several dimensions of high-frequency data and their use in our policy process, in the light of the COVID-19 crisis and the ongoing digital transformation of our economies.
- Event opened
Chair: Frank Smets, European Central Bank, Director General Economics
Keynote speech Monitoring real activity in real time
James H. Stock, Harvard University
Panel discussion: The industry of high-frequency data: a view from the trenches
Chair: João Sousa, European Central Bank, Deputy Director General Economics
- Alvaro Ortiz and Tomasa Rodrigo, BBVA
- Tara M. Sinclair, Indeed Hiring Lab and George Washington University
- Thomas Hale, University of Oxford
- Björn van Roye and Patricia Wilson, Bloomberg
- Coffee break
Panel Discussion: What is the future of high-frequency data?
Chair: Caroline Willeke, European Central Bank, Deputy Director General Statistics
- Alberto F. Cavallo, PriceStats and Harvard Business School
- Domenico Giannone, Amazon
- Björn Fischer, European Central Bank
- Martina Hahn, Eurostat
Closing remarks and conclusions
João Sousa, European Central Bank, Deputy Director General Economics
Please note that this programme may be subject to change without notice.
- Matteo Ciccarelli, ECB
- Gabriel Pérez-Quirós, ECB
- Lorena Saiz, ECB
Lorena Saiz and Stefanie Jetten
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