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Big data and social science: an application of Google trends with R

Dates:
  • Fri 04 Dec 2020 11.00 - 13.00
  Add to Calendar 2020-12-04 11:00 2020-12-04 13:00 Europe/Paris Big data and social science: an application of Google trends with R

A workshop given by Risto Conte Keivabu within the Inequality Working Group

Lab’s Goals

  1. Introduction to big data and main sources.
  2. Discuss the pros and cons of using big data.
  3. Use of the package gtrendsR to retrieve and analyze Google trends data with the software package R.

Bonus: How to use Facebook Marketing API with R to uncover demographic characteristics of a population.

Requirements: basic R knowledge or interest in knowing more about Big data sources.

If you are interested in participating, please write me an email ([email protected]with the following information:

  1. Have you ever used Google trends?
  2. Which sources of big data do you know and thought about using in your research?
  3. List one advantage and one disadvantage of using big data sources.

Two days before the lab you will receive all materials and zoom link.

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  via zoom -

A workshop given by Risto Conte Keivabu within the Inequality Working Group

Lab’s Goals

  1. Introduction to big data and main sources.
  2. Discuss the pros and cons of using big data.
  3. Use of the package gtrendsR to retrieve and analyze Google trends data with the software package R.

Bonus: How to use Facebook Marketing API with R to uncover demographic characteristics of a population.

Requirements: basic R knowledge or interest in knowing more about Big data sources.

If you are interested in participating, please write me an email ([email protected]with the following information:

  1. Have you ever used Google trends?
  2. Which sources of big data do you know and thought about using in your research?
  3. List one advantage and one disadvantage of using big data sources.

Two days before the lab you will receive all materials and zoom link.


Location:
via zoom -

Affiliation:
Department of Political and Social Sciences

Type:
Working group

Contact:
Monika Rzemieniecka (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences) - Send a mail

Organiser:
Prof. Fabrizio Bernardi
Prof. Juho Härkönen

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