Research Discussion Paper – RDP 2020-08 Start Spreading the News: News Sentiment and Economic Activity in Australia


For helpful comments and suggestions we thank Benjamin Beckers, James Bishop, Luci Ellis, Richard Evans, Luke Hartigan, Roman Kovalenko, John Simon, Susan Slocum, Kaja Stojkov and Benjamin Wong. The views expressed in this paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Reserve Bank of Australia. The authors are solely responsible for any errors.