Group for Research in Decision Analysis

Forecasting US industrial production using news articles: David Ardia wins an award

David Ardia, Associate Professor in the Department of Decision Sciences, received the Best Paper Award for 2018-2019 from the International Journal of Forecasting.

The article is entitled Questioning the news about economic growth: Sparse forecasting using thousands of news-based sentiment values. It was co-authored with Kris Boudt, Professor at Ghent University, Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and Keven Bluteau, Postdoctoral Researcher at Ghent University and HEC Montréal.

Based on a very competitive process, the selection of the winning entry was made from among all the articles published in the journal during 2018 and 2019.

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