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Niklas Benner

Researcher in the research department "Macroeconomics and Public Finance"

Niklas Benner

Niklas Benner joined the research department „Macroeconomics and Public Finance” as a researcher in September 2020. He is also working as an research assistent at the chair for business and social statistics (TU Dortmund).  Prior to that, he obtained his Bachelor’s as well as his Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Giessen. His research focuses on economic analysis of text data via Natural Language Processing.

Research Interests

Fiscal and monetary policy, Central bank communication, Text mining, Text classification, Sentiment analysis

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Niklas Benner

RWI - Leibniz-Institut für
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D - 45128 Essen

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