Using Alternative Data to Observe Fiscal Policy

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One of the most pronounced unintended effects of monetary and fiscal policy is response lag. When changing their approach to policy, central banks usually cannot have an instant impact on the economy. Interest rate changes, for example, are subject to a fairly long lag before it takes effect. Even monetary supply controls do not have an immediate impact on the economy due to money velocity. An issue that arises then is that the policy changes are enacted at one point in time and only start making waves at some later point. Any delay to effects, when changes are implemented, makes…...

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Gediminas Rickevičius Gediminas Rickevičius, Vice President of Global Partnerships at Oxylabs. For over 13 years, Gediminas Rickevicius has been a force of growth for leading information technology, advertising and logistics companies around the globe. He has been changing the traditional approach to business development by integrating big data into strategic decision-making. As a Vice President of Global Partnerships at Oxylabs, Gediminas continues his mission to empower businesses with state-of-art public web data gathering solutions.