The Role of the Media in the Inflation Expectation Formation Process
a National Bank of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
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This research highlights the role played by the media in the formation of inflation expectations among various respondents in Ukraine. Using a large news corpus and machine-learning techniques, I have constructed newsbased metrics that produce quantitative indicators for texts, which show if the news topics are relevant to inflation expectations. I have found evidence that various news topics may have an impact on inflation expectations, and can explain part of their variance. Thus, my results could help in the analysis of inflation expectations – which is of value, given that anchoring inflation expectations remains a key challenge for central banks.

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Cite as: Yukhymenko, T. (2022). The Role of the Media in the Inflation Expectation Formation Process. Visnyk of the National Bank of Ukraine, 253, 4-26. https://doi.org/10.26531/vnbu2022.253.01
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APPENDIX E. DICTIONARY-BASED APPROACH

APPENDIX F. LDA APPROACH

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