The Agreement between Japan and the Republic of Singapore for a New-Age Economic Partnership Agreement (JSEPA)
Since the coefficient on JSEPA is negative, I hypothesized that the FTA between Japan and Singapore is
mostly symbolic and political. While trade has ostensibly declined, I want to capture positive sentiment towards trade and
FTAs in general and sentiment between Japan and Singapore.
Text analysis on New York Times, AP, and Reuters articles between 1990 and 2015 that mention:
1. Japan in the headline, and Singapore in the text