Topic-based uncertainty using news articles in Dagens Næringsliv

  • All the uncertainty measures can be downloaded at a daily frequency here: Uncertainty measures (csv, 13MB)
  • The uncertainty measures are available at a daily frequency and capture well-known events linked to uncertainty both at an aggregate and a category-specific level.
  • Further information can be found in the paper here.

 

Selected uncertainty measures (updated August 31. 2020):

Housing uncertainty:

T5 uncertainty

 

Macroeconomics uncertainty:

T19 uncertainty

Oil price uncertainty:

T33 uncertainty

The figures plots the 200 days backward-looking mean of the count of uncertainty terms within classified news. The news topics can be represented as word clouds and these word clouds for all the 80 news topics can be found here (the page can take some time to load).