The New Age of Data-Driven Finance

James Hodson, Senior Researcher - Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Jozef Stefan Institute | September 19, 2017

James discusses recent work that leverages large-scale employment data to better understand firm performance, evolution, and labor markets.

The actions of individuals influence firms, and the actions of firms influence markets, policy, and the broader economy.

Only recently has it become possible to study macro-economic shifts while incorporating the micro-evolutions of people through their careers.

An accelerating literature on CEO behavioral biases, executive connections, innovation, and entrepreneurship has started to uncover important structural relations. However, firms are far more complicated than the individuals that lead them.

Recorded at RavenPack's 5th Annual Research Symposium , that took place September 19, 2017 in New York City.

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