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Mining for corruption

Researchers have developed a new technique that trawls the enormous amounts of public procurement data now available across the EU to highlight unscrupulous uses of public funds: from national and regional ...

dateJun 15, 2015 in Economics & Business
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The true cost of fuelling conflict

The United States Department of Defense (DOD) is widely reported to be the single largest consumer of petroleum in the world, spending billions of dollars on fuel every year. While the DOD provides Congress ...

dateJun 23, 2015 in Economics & Business
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Making retail accessible for the blind

Shopping is, by and large, a visual activity, from getting to the store to finding an item to paying for a purchase. But how is the retail experience affected by a visual impairment? In the first Canadian ...

dateJun 12, 2015 in Economics & Business
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