big data

Publication date: 24 Jul 2019 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | External authors: Bishop, A, Mateos-Garcia, J | JEL classification: R12, O31 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 249 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
Recent studies have shown a strong link between the complexity of economies and their economic development. There remain gaps in our understanding of the mechanisms underpinning these links, in part because they are difficult to analyse with highly aggregated, official data sources that do not...
Publication date: 26 Nov 2014 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity | External authors: Francois Bouet (Growth Intelligence), Max Nathan, Anna Rosso | Project: Measuring the UK’s Digital Economy With Big Data
Governments around the world want to develop their ICT and digital industries. Policymakers thus need a clear sense of the size and characteristics of digital businesses, but this is hard to do with conventional datasets and industry codes. This paper uses innovative ‘big data’ resources to perform...