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#FrenchElections 2017 – A two-way fight on Google Search: Macron vs. Melenchon

The salience of the top 5 candidate as depicted by the 24 hour moving average of the hourly searches show a two way fight between Macron and Melenchon. Fillon is at striking distance and Le Pen fourth and not written … Continue reading

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#FrenchElections 2017 on Google Trends – update

Update: Last style changes as we go to the finish line. Graph is now color appropriate. It depicts 24 hour moving averages. It currently looks like Macron and Melenchon are locking horns.  

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Toll Index March 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 January 2017

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