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Survive the digital war

The shocking images of innocent civilians leaving Ukraine are a stark reminder of the brutality of war, but also of the need to be prepared in a world where events can change rapidly. Several years ago I wrote a Brookings Press…

Rainy days hurt the economy

Economic growth declines when the number of wet days and days with extreme rainfall increases, according to a team of Potsdam scientists. Rich countries are the hardest hit and here the manufacturing and service sectors, according to their…