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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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Australia must prepare for massive job losses due to automation

Australia faces some tough policy decisions to reshape its economy and prepare for an uncertain future, with predictions that up to five million jobs are likely to be automated by 2030, according to Australia's Future Workforce report released today by the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA). ...

dateJun 16, 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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