Meet Sam van de Schootbrugge

Sam van de Schootbrugge

Sam van de Schootbrugge is a Researcher at Macro Hive, currently completing his PhD in Economics. He has a master’s degree in economic research from the University of Cambridge and has worked in research roles for over 3 years in both the public and private sector, most notably at the IFS.

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  1. Part I: NLP in Economics – Touching Base With the Basics

    Sam van de Schootbrugge

    A new CEPR working paper, co-authored by UCL Professor Stephen Hansen provides an overview of the methods used for algorithmic text analysis in economics.

  2. Financial Crisis: What Is It and How to Detect it?

    Sam van de Schootbrugge

    An NBER working paper reviews the extensive literature on the measures, predictability and consequences of financial crises. It finds financial crises are predictable, non-random events forecastable 1-5 years ahead.

  3. When Will UK Food Price Inflation Fall?

    Sam van de Schootbrugge

    In May 2022, we summarised an International Monetary Fund (IMF) working paper that forecasted the impacts of supply-chain issues on inflation. Their analysis provided a good foundation for estimating the impact of rising global food prices.

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