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Your Spotify history could predict the state of the economy

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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