Friday, July 17, 2009

Google Searches as an Economic Indicator

Politico reports:
Of all the statistics pouring into the White House every day, top economic adviser Larry Summers highlighted one Friday to make his case that the economic free-fall has ended. The number of people searching for the term “economic depression” on Google is down to normal levels, Summers said.
Above are the data from Google Trends that Larry was probably looking at.