Mr. Paul A Austin, Mr. Marco Marini, Alberto Sanchez, Chima Simpson-Bell, and James Tebrake
measures of economic activity that can be used to increase the timeliness and frequency of official measures.
This paper is organized as follows. Section II describes GooglePlacesAPI and Google Trends and how they can be accessed by national statistical organizations. Section III explains how country compilers and researchers can process these data and develop high frequency indicators that align with the concepts, classifications, definitions, and methods used to produce official measures of economic activity. Section IV shows an application of these indicators to