Category Archives: policy

Trade Imbalance through the eyes of Google ngrams

Using Google ngrams one can examine over 200 years worth of text in several languages. It might be of interest to some, especially in the context of the German trade surplus, to compare the prevalence of the word export over … Continue reading

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French Elections 2017 on Google Trends by the hour

Just three days ahead of the first round French Elections here is how Google Search has it:

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Pegida in Germany with #BigData

Google Searches for PEGIDA in Germany in 2015 and in February 2016. Yes Saxony does have a right extremism problem.

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Where, in Germany, do refugees go?

One in eight asylum seekers disappear after registration according to press reports. One way to get an idea where those that do not leave the country might be is to use google searches to trace them. Syrian refugees are the … Continue reading

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