Arts and Culture

Your Spotify history could predict the state of the economy

A man listens to music while sitting on a bench at a park near a pigeon, in central Kiev, Ukraine, October 22, 2015. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Research detected an increase in popularity of songs relating to anger and distrust following the 2008 financial crash. Image: REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Kim Kaivanto
Peng Zhang
Lecturer in Economics and Finance, Guizhou Minzu University
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The frequency of songs conveying negative emotions increased during the 2009 Financial Crisis. Image: Claremont University
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