Haldane wants to turn economic methodology on its head

andy-haldane
Andrew Haldane

Bank of England (BoE) chief economist Andrew Haldane today issued a call to arms to economics researchers, urging them to pay greater heed to trends hidden in previously untapped seams of ‘big data'.

This is "genuinely a revolution", Haldane told the audience at the BoE's ‘One Bank' research conference today, provoking nervous laughter from the audience when he joked the central bank had already begun mining them for data via sensors attached to their coffee cups.

Haldane warned economists had b

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: