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You are now here: datademocracy > ECBSpeech: why this webapp

Aims: see the link above (the main page explaining the datademocracy concept), i.e. to "democratize access to data".

Each "case" will contain a different "shape", or "source"- in some cases with data analysis and visualizations.

Whenever there will an interim database to "distill" information from the source, it will be on Github, to enable further reuses without the need to reprocess the source data (sources will be always acknowledged and data tranformations and formatting documented).

Case 1: ECB Speeches 1997-2019 (selection of those with an English title or content) Thanks to the release on 2019-10-25 of a first CSV file containing the speeches listed on the ECB website, this examples enables to search by tag cloud.

As this is just an experiment, it shows, for each keyword, which speaker delivered speeches containing that keyword and in which year.

The dataset used is an augmented version of the CSV dataset with European Central Bank (henceforth ECB); the reference file was the 1997-2019 dataset posted on ECB's website used, updated 2019-10-25 (and then 2020-01-31)

This application contains items published up to 3732 records : 96 blog posts 71 ECB Podcasts 528 interviews 274 press conferences 2763 speeches

items released between 1997-02-07 and 2023-11-27

latest ECB dataset update: 2023-11-01

data available also as word frequencies Kaggle dataset

New items since 2023-11-20:

2023-11-20 Philip R. Lane: "Background slides to Policy Panel"
2023-11-21 Christine Lagarde: "Monetary policy in the euro area: attentive and focused"
2023-11-21 Isabel Schnabel: "Monetary policy in times of stubborn inflation"
2023-11-22 Frank Elderson: "Monetary policy in the climate and nature crises: preserving a “Stabilitätskultur”"
2023-11-23 Maximilian Freier, Mattia Ricci: "Fiscal policy to the rescue: How governments shielded households from inflation"
2023-11-23 Isabel Schnabel: "Monetary policy in times of stubborn inflation "
2023-11-24 Fatih Birol, Werner Hoyer, Christine Lagarde: "Now is the time to climate-proof Europe’s economy"
2023-11-25 Stefania Secola, Frank Elderson: "What biodiversity and nature loss mean for our economy"
2023-11-27 Christine Lagarde: "Hearing of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament"
, and provides for each item the link on ECB's website.

By clicking on a tag (e.g. "euro"), you will see the list of people, and years speeches are available for.

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