Event

Making Text Count

The Essex Centre for Macro and Financial Econometrics warmly invites you to join guest speaker Professor George Kapetanios from King's College London as he discusses his current work on Making Text Count

  • Wed 13 Nov 19

    14:00 - 16:00

  • Colchester Campus

    EBS.2.45

  • Event speaker

    Professor George Kapetanios, Professor of Finance and Econometrics at King's Business School

  • Event type

    Lectures, talks and seminars
    Essex Centre for Macro and Financial Econometrics (ECMFE) Research Seminar Series

  • Event organiser

    Essex Business School

  • Contact details

    Simon Price

This seminar brought to you by the Essex Centre for Macro and Financial Econometrics (ECMFE) hosts our guest speaker Professor George Kapetanios from King's College London.

Seminar Abstract

This seminar introduces Professor George Kapetanios' related work on large data sets.

His presentation reports a work in progress on Making Text Count.

This uses big data methods to extract useful information about sentiments and uncertainty from textual sources that may be used as inputs to macro models, to forecast, or predict returns.

This builds on previous work with the Bank of England and ECB staff.

Booking

This seminar is free to attend. Please bring your friends, colleagues and classmates along.

Speaker bio

Professor George Kepatenios is Professor of Finance and Econometric at King's Business School. 

He holds an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a PhD from Cambridge University. 

Prior to joining King's he worked at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research and the Bank of England.

His research interests main focus on the the following;

  • the econometrics of structural change
  • analysis of large data sets
  • applications of data sets to empirical finance and macroeconomics 

George has published widely in econometrics and finance.

 

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