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Toll Index January 2017

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Toll Index December 2016 – strong finish

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The Italian Referendum: 53.75% NO

The upcoming “Italian Referendum”, coined Renzirendum in the German space, which is to take place on December 4, calls Italian voters to decide on drastic and for many even inappropriate institutional reforms which would change the distribution of power among … Continue reading

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Predicting Road Conditions with Internet Search

Internet searches for “stau” in Germany¬† provide us with a public ledger of prospective driving itineraries on the basis of which we can predict road conditions…. My newest paper just out on PLoS ONE.  

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