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[Article] Twitter Analysis on Covid-19 Pandemic

In these trying times, we collected and analysed the tweets on Covid-19 Pandemic.

[Article] Government 4.0 and the Pandemic

In these trying times, the question, as we understand it now - and at least for the foreseeable future - is how to live with COVID-19, rather than after COVID-19.

[Article] The Use of AI by Online Intermediation Platforms

The use of AI by online intermediation platforms. Conciliating economic efficiency and ethical issues.

[Article] AI in Business: Seeing Through the Fog of War

In recent years, science and technology have helped humanity find clarity on what is explainable and what is not yet explainable. Humans developed theories in order to have the predictive ability to see through what is unclear.

[Article] The 2015 Canadian Election on Twitter: A Tidy Algorithmic Analysis

Appendix containing the robustness checks.

[Article] Easing the burden of non-tariff barriers: a regional and firm-level data analysis

Abstract.

[Article] Global Value Chains and Economic Diplomacy

Introduction.

[Article] Mapping Innovations in Artificial Intelligence through Patents: A Social Data Science Perspective

An Introduction.

[Article] La 4e révolution industrielle - La montée en puissance de la Chine

Une nouvelle infrastructure planétaire est en train de se mettre en place. Il s’agit non pas de ports ou d’aéroports mais bien d’une infrastructure technologique d’analyse de données massives. Et la Chine vient d’appuyer sur l’accélérateur.

[Article] Jaccard Similarity of 1517 European Political Manifestos across 27 Countries (1945-2017)

Abstract.

[Article] How Data Science can (also) help central bankers: An NLP study of the European Central Bank presidents’ speeches

Abstract.

[Article] Text-as-Data Analysis of Populist Parties versus Government Parties: To Blend or not to Blend?

Abstract and Appendix.

[Package] StatcanR: Client for Statistics Canada's Open Economic Data

An Introduction.

[Article] Shale Gaz Extraction in the U.S.: Perspectives from Geo-Located Twitter Conversations

Abstract and Appendix.

[Article] Nigeria’s 2015 Presidential Election: A Spatial and Econometric Perspective Based on a Framing Strategy

Online appendix containing the robustness checks.

[Article] Chinese interethnic marriage: passion or rational choice?

The benefits associated with interethnic marriage may suggest that intermarriage has become a rational choice for certain women in Chinese society.

[Article] « Choice or Mimetism in the Decision to Migrate? A European Illustration

Herd behavior is not only present, but is also a major determinant of immigration in the European context. More attention should be directed towards understanding social perception phenomena where immigration is concerned.

[Article] Connectivity and closeness among international financial institutions: a network theory perspective

Connectivity and closeness among international financial institutions: a network theory perspective

[Article] Corporate reputation and social media: a game theory approach

Corporate reputation and social media: a game theory approach

[Article] A Note on the ECB's Monetary Policy when Confronted with International Systemic Risks

This paper provides an analysis of the liquidity management of the euro.

[Article] ‘Il est encore plus important de bien faire que de bien dire’ A Translation and Analysis of Dupont de Nemours’ 1788 Letter to Adam Smith

In its letter sent to Adam Smith, Pierre-Samuel Dupont de Nemours argues a "pragmatic" approach to be understood rather than a more theoretical approach, less effective in convincing public opinion.

[Article] European Central Bank׳s monetary policy decisions: A dataset of two decades of press conferences

European Central Bank׳s monetary policy decisions: A dataset of two decades of press conferencs

[Article] EMU: Optimal Fiscal Strategy and the Punishment Effectiveness

This paper investigates the ability of the Stability and Growth Pact to prevent governments in the “euro zone” from running excessive budget deficits.

[Article] European Migration: Welfare Migration or Economic Migration?

The paper addresses the question of the determinants of migration flows towards 14 Western European countries that are part of the so-called EU-15.

[Article] The European Stability and Growth Pact

Presentation of the Stability and Growth Pact (SGP) : the European Union’s (EU) answer to concerns about fiscal unsustainability.

[Article] Les mégadonnées : entre possibilités et risques, à la recherche d’un nouvel équilibre

De l’intelligence artificielle aux médias sociaux, la technologie révolutionne tout sur son passage en favorisant l’éclosion des idées et en libérant les énergies. La quatrième révolution industrielle est en marche. Et l’humain, dans tout cela ? Entre possibilités et risques, il doit trouver son nouvel équilibre... et ce, rapidement.

[Article] Élections en mots-clics : avancée ou menace pour la démocratie ?

En quoi les réseaux sociaux changent-ils la dynamique des campagnes électorales ? Comment les partis politiques peuvent-ils en tirer profit ? Les réseaux sociaux sont-ils une menace ou un avantage pour les politiciens ? Et qu’en est-il pour la démocratie ?

[Article] Gérer sa réputation à l’heure des réseaux sociaux : un nouveau défi pour les entreprises

Chaque jour, cinq millions de messages circulent sur Twitter. Si l’on considère que la longueur d’un tweet (140 caractères) équivaut au message contenu dans un biscuit chinois, ces gazouillis représenteraient plus de 2 500 tonnes de pâte croustillante. Cette avalanche de mots peut toutefois s’avérer bien moins inoffensive que des prédictions un peu simplistes. À l’heure des médias sociaux, une tempête peut se lever sans crier gare et écorcher au passage ce qu’une entreprise a mis des années à bâtir : sa réputation. Nestlé, PFK et Lassonde en savent quelque chose !

[Article] Fiscal Policy in the European Monetary Union: An Analytical Framework

This article analyzes the efficiency conditions of a coordination rule and the institutional framework best adapted to this rule.

[Article] Global Research on Coronaviruses: An R Package

Global Research on Coronaviruses: An R Package

[Article] Homogenous goods markets: an empirical study of price dispersion on the internet

Homogenous goods markets: an empirical study of price dispersion on the internet

[Article] A network analysis of financial conversations on Twitter

A network analysis of financial conversations on Twitter

[Article] One Welfare State for Europe: A Costly Utopia?

This paper addresses the question of the social policy harmonization in the European Union.

[Article] Patterns of Specialization and (Un)conditional Convergence: The Cases of Brazil, China and India

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the convergence between Brazil/China/India and the U.S. labor productivity in manufacturing over the past 10 years.

[Article] Public’s Perception of Political Parties during the 2014 Quebec Election on Twitter

This article investigates how to extract signals from social media (Twitter) concerning political parties during an election.

[Article] Stability and Growth Pact II: Incentives and Moral Hazard

Presentation of the new Stability and Growth Pact (SGP), the European Union’s (EU) answer to concerns about fiscal unsustainability, amended on 20 March 2005.

[Article] Tax competition and information sharing in Europe: a signalling game

This paper provides a challenging view to the tax harmonisation issue. The model proposed here shows that tax competition may lead to stability.

[Article] Testing Mundell's Intuition of Endogenous OCA Theory

This paper presents an empirical assessment of the endogenous optimum currency area theory. Results suggest that economic convergence ensured by belonging to the common currency area helps double FDI flows.

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