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COVID-19: Alternative datasets for the auto industry

As the coronavirus pandemic hits the auto industry hard, investors need to find ways to weather the storm. In this Intelligence report, we explore different types of alternative datasets that can help investors evaluate auto companies and OEMs. We will discuss a variety of datasets, ranging from clickstream datasets that can gauge consumer demand, to crowdsourced and economic datasets that can shed light on auto production, inventory, and sales.

Neudata Literature Review

Can social media networks predict the spread of COVID-19?

Published literature finds that a region’s social connections to a COVID-19 hotspot correlates with a higher rate of confirmed cases. We summarise the findings of a research paper that uses social media data for Italy and the US to identify the relationship between social connections and spread of diseases. We also highlight several Neudata-listed data providers for readers interested in applying these findings to practice.