29.04.2021

Alternative Data: Can Technology Make Us Less Reliant on Official Data

Economists and the broader investment community rely on government data to learn about key market indicators like oil inventories, agricultural production, and export volumes. But access to new technology is changing that. Commercial satellites are loosening the authorities’ hold over such information and making it possible for investors to anticipate official announcements to stay ahead of the curve.

MUKHERJEE, Abhiroop

Liwei Huang Professorship in Business, Associate Professor
Finance