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#FrenchElections 2017 with Google Trends: Friday early evening

I went ahead and used subtraction. For example the data for “Fillon” now consists of searches including Fillon but excluding Hamon, Le Pen etc. Similarly for the others. It looks increasingly like a 3 way race and Le Pen continues … Continue reading

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French Elections 2017 on Google Trends by the hour

Just three days ahead of the first round French Elections here is how Google Search has it:

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Toll Index February 2017

The data is available at the Data Repository of the IDSC – Research Data Center of IZA. The paper we first studied the properties of these data is published at the Journal of Forecasting. The Toll Index has been widely … Continue reading

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Toll Index – Record Year 2016

The hottest German business cycle news item making the rounds this morning comes from the German Federal statistical office (Destatis) and is summarized by the title of its press release: German exports up 1.2% in 2016 – Exports, imports and … Continue reading

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