Continuing with the collaboration with the Polytechnic University of Valencia, DevStat sponsored the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Research Methods and Analytics (CARMA 2018) organized under the technical leaderships of Prof. Josep Domenech and Prof. M.R. Vicente. Our contribution including chairing the session on Economic Indicators, where machine-learning and Big Data-based analytical methods were applied to the production of indicators on business innovation, entrepreneurial activity, consumer expenditure and macroeconomic indicators. The papers showed the potential of new sources to complement Official Statistics.
DevStat also facilitated the presence of speaker Mr Afshin Asofteh of Univ. Lisbon who presented a communication on the use of Big Data analytics in central banks. Proceedings of the CARMA 2018 are available here: http://ocs.editorial.upv.es/index.php/CARMA/CARMA2018/paper/viewFile/8742/4339