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Can The Financial Crisis Snowball Be Avoided?

Andres Kuusk from UT Institute of Economics argues that sound macroeconomic fundamentals and policies do not protect countries against crisis caused by ‘financial contagion’. Continue reading

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Living on the Edge: Landlocked Seals in a Changing Climate

Even when there’s enough food, continuously warmer winters may make the ringed seal extinct. Such is the gloomy conclusion made by Mart Jüssi, a seal biologist at the University of Tartu, in his freshly defended doctoral thesis. Continue reading

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140 Years Ago Wolves Still Ate People in Estonia

On a cold day, a tipsy drum player happened to come home in the dark in Tartu County. While on the road, he was attacked by a pack of wolves. Only some rags and bare bones were left of the … Continue reading

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The Historical Jesus: The Problem of Science in the Context of Religion

Ain Riistan, a researcher of religious studies at UT and an associate professor at Tartu Theological Seminary, discusses his PhD thesis entitled “The Historical Jesus: the Problem of Science in the Context of Religion”. Continue reading

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