Niklas Benner joined the research department „Macroeconomics and Public Finance” as a researcher in September 2020. He is also working as an research assistent at the chair for business and social statistics (TU Dortmund). Prior to that, he obtained his Bachelor’s as well as his Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Giessen. His research focuses on economic analysis of text data via Natural Language Processing.
Fiscal and monetary policy, Central bank communication, Text mining, Text classification, Sentiment analysis