Instructions can be found at the presentation instructions page. Access to the papers and the virtual rooms are provided on the private program page. Sessions a and b have on-site presenters. Sessions c have off-site presenters.


Wednesday 29, 9:00 – 9:30. Room Salón de Actos and Virtual room 1

Keynote I

Wednesday 29, 9:30 – 10:30. Room Salón de Actos and Virtual room 1

Digital Methods for Economics and Social Sciences
Giuliano Resce

Session 1a. Public opinion mining

Wednesday 29, 11:00 – 13:15. Room Salón de Actos and Virtual room 1
Chair: Yolanda Gomez

Policy indicators from private online platforms
Jose Vila, Jose Luis Cervera-Ferri, Yolanda Gomez

Implementing sentiment analysis to an open-ended questionnaire: Case study of digitalization in elderly care during COVID-19
Ida Toivanen, Venla Räsänen, Jari Lindroos, Tomi Oinas, Sakari Taipale

Influence of popularity on the transfer fees of football players
Pilar Malagón-Selma, Ana Debón, Josep Domenech

Simulating the inconsistencies of Google Trends data
Eduardo Cebrián, Josep Domenech

What are Gen Z’s and Millennials’ opinions on Masculinity in Advertising: a Qualitative Research Study
Toms Kreicbergs, Deniss Ščeulovs

Session 1b. Text mining and machine learning applications

Wednesday 29, 11:00 – 13:15. Room 2 and Virtual Room 2
Chair: Markus Herrmann

Text mining methods for innovation studies: limits and future perspectives
Pietro Cruciata, Davide Pulizzotto, Catherine Beaudry

Collaborate for what: a structural topic model analysis on CDP data
Camilla Salvatore, Alice Madonna, Annamaria Bianchi, Albachiara Boffelli, Matteo Giacomo Maria Kalchschmidt

Automated Information Retrieval from the Bibliographic Metadata: A Way to Facilitate the Systematic Literature Review
Marie Vítová Dušková, Martin Víta

Machine Learning and MADIT methodology for the fake news identification: the persuasion index
Gian Piero Turchi, Luisa Orrù, Christian Moro, Marco Cuccarini, Monia Paita, Marta Silvia Dalla Riva, Davide Bassi, Giovanni Da San Martino, Nicolò Navarin

Unsupervised Learning for the Analysis and Detection of Fraud in the Insurance Industry
José A. Alvarez-Jareño, José Manuel Pavía

Session 1c. Business and e-Commerce

Wednesday 29, 11:00 – 13:15. Room 3 and Virtual Room 3
Chair: Miguel Gonzalez-Mohino

News versus Corporate Reputation: Measuring through Sentiment and financial analysis
Naiara Pikatza-Gorrotxategi, Izaskun Alvarez-Meaza, Rosa María Río-Belver, Enara Zarrabeitia-Bilbao

Can unlisted firms benefit from market information? A data-driven approach
Alessandro Bitetto, Stefano Filomeni, Michele Modina

The effect on purchase intention of social media influencers recommendations
Miguel Gonzalez-Mohino, L. Javier Cabeza-Ramirez

The effects of the e-tailer’s reputation, the e-tailer’s familiarity, and the relevance of the e-tailer’s social media communication on impulse buying
Yosra Akrimi

Study of e-commerce trends based on customer characteristics in Latvia
Igors Babics, Rosita Zvirgzdiņa

Special Session on Big Data in Central Banks

Wednesday 29, 14:30 – 16:15. Room Salón de Actos and Virtual room 1
Chair: Juri Marcucci

An interpretable machine learning workflow with an application to economic forecasting
Andreas Joseph (Bank of England)

Identifying Financial Crises Using Machine Learning on Textual Data
Seung Jung Lee (Federal Reserve Board)

Opportunities and risks in the residential sector during a green transition: House prices, energy renovations and rising energy prices
Alessandro T. Martinello (Danmarks Nationalbank)

Central Bank Mandates and the Financial Cycle: through the Lens of Federal Reserve Speeches
Isaiah Hull (Sveriges Riksbank)

Textual analysis of a Twitter corpus during the COVID-19 pandemics
Juri Marcucci (Bank of Italy)

Session 2a. Data economy and digital transformation

Wednesday 29, 16:45 – 18:00. Room Salón de Actos and Virtual room 1
Chair: Marie Vítová Dušková

Social Desirability and the Willingness to Provide Social Media Accounts in Surveys. The Case of Environmental Attitudes
Beate Klösch, Markus Hadler, Markus Reiter-Haas, Elisabeth Lex

Ethical Behavior and Legal Regulations in Artificial Intelligence
Thomas Hauer

A visual analysis of the literature on Internet neutrality
Lucia Pinar Garcia, Klaudijo Klaser

Session 2b. Work-in-progress (I)

Wednesday 29, 16:45 – 18:15. Room 2 and Virtual Room 2
Chair: Rosario D’Agata

Analyzing the Natural Language Processing technology field using Tech mining
Gaizka Garechana, Rosa María Río-Belver, Izaskun Álvarez-Meaza, Enara Zarrabeitia

Topic modeling in court rulings
Juan Diego Cuenca Camacho

Refusing to be safe. The Social Network Communication of deniers.
Rosario D’Agata, Simona Gozzo

Evaluating E-Learning systems success to understand student’s performance during Covid Pandemic.
Eliseo Bustamante, Mónica Martínez-Gómez, César Berna-Escriche

Report on Amazon´s Project: Statistical evaluation on socio-economic variables across Germany
Sebastian De La Serna

Analysis of factors involved in the teaching-learning system in a state of emergency
Alba Lira Pérez Avellaneda, Diana Cueva, Mónica Martínez-Gómez

Session 2c. Work-in-progress (II)

Wednesday 29, 16:45 – 18:00. Room 3 and Virtual Room 3
Chair: Sadia Bruce

Investigating mechanisms for compensating for an inability to touch products: the role of brand and situational involvement
Lili Zheng, Michel Plaisent, Prosper Bernard

A comparative study of Bitcoin’s Price fluctuations by Twitter sentiments
Sadia Bruce

Automated real estate valuation disruption in the Smart Cities context
Andrea San José Cabrero, Gema María Ramírez Pacheco

Bibliometric analysis of Experimental Economics and progress of the research field
Myriam González-Limón, Asunción Rodríguez-Ramos, Cristina Maldonado

Research on the Construction of Agro-Ecological Park Under the Background of Smart Agriculture
Yingying Cai, Jian Chen, Yunhan Gaoge, Haiyan Lv

Special Session on Official Statistics (supported by IVIE)

Thursday 30, 9:00 – 12:00. Room Salón de Actos and Virtual room 1
Chair: Aidan Condron

Welcome and introduction
Dominika Novak, Aidan Condron (WISER)

Big Data and Official Statistics: Challenges and Applications at Statistics Netherlands
Piet Daas (Eindhoven University of Technology, CBS Netherlands)

The Web Intelligence Hub – A tool for integrating web data in Official Statistics
Fernando Reis (Eurostat)

Suggested Framework for Big Data Analysis of Enterprise Websites. A Case Study for Web Intelligence Network
Jacek Maslankowski (Statistics Poland)

Quality Guidelines for the Acquisition and Usage of Big Data with additional Insights on Web Data
Alex Kowarik (Statistics Austria)

Exploration and experience with new web data sources. A Case Study for innovative tourism statistics
Galya Stateva (Bulgarian NSI), Marek Cierpiał-Wolan (Statistics Poland)

Leveraging mobile network data to understand pandemic-era population human mobility
Aidan Condron (Central Statistics Office, Ireland)

Session 3a. Web scraping

Thursday 30, 12:00 – 13:15. Room Salón de Actos and Virtual room 1
Chair: Sebnem Er

Changes in corporate websites and business activity: automatic classification of corporate webpages
Joan Manuel Valenzuela Rubilar, Josep Domenech, Ana Pont

Assessing the green transition priorities of SMEs: A large scale web mining approach
Josep Domenech, Maria Rosalia Vicente, Hector Martinez Cabanes, Pablo De Pedraza

Non-conventional data and default prediction: the challenge of companies’ websites
Lisa Crosato, Josep Domenech, Caterina Liberati

Session 3c. Internet data

Thursday 30, 12:00 – 13:15. Room 3 and Virtual Room 3
Chair: Richard Fabes

Covid 19 and lodging places
Estefania Ruiz-Martinez, Francisco Porras-Bernardez, Georg Gartner

Google Trends Search Information Related to Breastfeeding in the U.S.
Richard A. Fabes, Denise Ann Bodman, Bethany Bustamante Van Vleet, Carol L Martin

Digital Ethnography Redux: Interpreting Drone Cultures and Microtargeting in an era of Digital Transformation
David Beesley, Gavin Mount

Session 4a. Marketing and social media

Thursday 30, 14:30 – 16:15. Room Salón de Actos and Virtual room 1
Chair: Deniss Sceulovs

Applying NLP techniques to characterize what makes an online review trustworthy
María Olmedilla Fernández, José Carlos Romero, Rocío Martínez-Torres, Sergio Toral

Monitoring the survival of subscribers in a marketing mailing list
Andrea Marletta

Evaluation of the use of influencers for the development of consumer satisfaction in the Baltic consumer goods market
Iveta Linina, Velga Vevere, Rosita Zvirgzdina

Session 4b. Tourism and mobility

Thursday 30, 14:30 – 16:15. Room 2 and Virtual Room 2
Chair: Caterina Liberati

Cape Town road traffic accident analysis: Utilising supervised learning techniques and discussing their effectiveness
Sebnem Er, Christo Du Toit, Sulaiman Salau

Emergency Calls in the City of Vaughan (Canada) During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Spatiotemporal Analysis
Adriano O. Solis, Ali Asgary, Nawar Khan, Janithra Wimaladasa, Maryam S. Sabet

Analysis of Wellness Experiences in a Tourist Destination
Lourdes Cauzo-Bottala, Francisco Javier Quirós-Tomás, Myriam González-Limón, María Del Rocío Martínez-Torres

Understanding the effects of Covid-19 on P2P hospitality: Comparative classification analysis for Airbnb-Barcelona.
Juan Pablo Argente Del Castillo Martínez, Isabel P. Albaladejo

Session 4c. Social behavior

Thursday 30, 14:30 – 16:15. Room 3 and Virtual Room 3
Chair: Florian Schütze

Exploring Redditors’ Communication Style
Yilang Zhao

The demand side of information provision: Using multivariate time series clustering to construct multinational uncertainty proxies
Florian Schütze

Cracking the Code of Geo-Identifiers: Harnessing Data-Based Decision-Making for the Public Good
Patricia Snell Herzog

Exploring Redditors’ Topics with Natural Language Processing
Yilang Zhao

Keynote II

Thursday 30, 16:45 – 17:45. Room Salón de Actos and Virtual room 1

Social Data Science and the Digital Economy
Fabian Braesemann