Text As Data

Matthew Gentzkow, Bryan T. Kelly
2017 Social Science Research Network  
An ever increasing share of human interaction, communication, and culture is recorded as digital text. We provide an introduction to the use of text as an input to economic research. We discuss the features that make text different from other forms of data, offer a practical overview of relevant statistical methods, and survey a variety of applications.
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2934001 fatcat:hou67c4utfghph7qfh4jxwd77m