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What does an economist do at Google? I get this question a lot so I thought this would be a good opportunity to answer it, using illustrations from pricing in ad auctions, the development of forecasting tools, as well as using Google Trends for nowcasts.
With shelter comprising a one-third weight in the Consumer Price Index, an accurate measure of rent change is essential for determining factors affecting inflation measurement, economic policy, and consumer and business decisions. The pandemic led to a shift in consumer demand for more...
Our study presents a framework to estimate economic costs of the COVID-19 pandemic for the U.S. economy. We characterize whether the pandemic-related damages are short-lived or long-lasting. The potential damages are estimated in terms of losses in eight major variables, including employment,...
Anecdotes abound suggesting that the use of predictive analytics boosts firm performance. However, large-scale representative data on this phenomenon have been lacking. Working with the Census Bureau, we surveyed over 30,000 American manufacturing establishments on their use of predictive...
This research investigates the effects of ride-sharing online platforms on the taxi and limousine industry. It also compares and contrasts labor market outcomes between conventional taxi drivers and Uber drivers during the Covid-19 pandemic. The empirical study finds that Uber’s online platform...
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