Category Archives: opininion

The “ifo Geschäftsklimaindex” – a humble comment

Month after month on a given day the “ifo Geschäftsklimaindex” is being published, commented upon by the Ifo president and picked up by the press. Yesterday was such a day and Clemens Fuest commented “Die Stimmung in den deutschen Chefetagen … Continue reading

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UK snap Elections 2017: Conservatives gain from Terror Attack

Election day today in the UK and it is hard to know how to interpret the contrast between polls and Google search. While the polls have been showing the conservatives to be in the lead – although the margin has … Continue reading

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#FrenchElections 2017: Melenchon and Macron

In the last evening before the election Melenchon and Macron have separated themselves further from Le Pen and Fillion. Below is the last Google Search measurement made this election morning. Whether Google or the polls will be right and how … Continue reading

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#FrenchElections 2017: Macron vs Melenchon

Saturday early evening update. The race looks like it is between Macron and Melenchon. The surprisingly low numbers for Le Pen appear consistent with her numbers among white collar French (15%). Google search results might be missing the Blue Collar … Continue reading

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