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Countries closer to the equator have up to 33% less COVID infections
Countries that are closer to the equator have been shown to have less COVID-19 cases, relative to the number of residents, research from Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Vienna) has revealed.

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Jurgen Willems: Researcher of the Month
Trust survives scandals

Researcher of the Month Jurgen Willems investigates how public-serving organizations can recover from crises.

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Poverty in North Korea - 1 Minute, 1 Paper
Poverty in North Korea

Jesús Crespo Cuaresma, head of the Institute for Macroeconomics, estimates that about 60% of the North Korean population lives in absolute poverty.

Benefitting from Immigration - 1 Minute, 1 Paper
Immigration helps companies to expand abroad

A recent study by Professor Jonas Puck and his colleagues from the Institute for International Business shows that the knowledge immigrants have to offer can help companies to invest abroad successfully.

Political Risk & Alliance Diversity
How companies use diversity for risk management

A study by Thomas Lindner and Jakob Müllner from the Institute for International Business shows how infrastructure projects in countries with high political risks are financed by particularly diverse corporate alliances.

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