New service for reporting aviation safety occurrences

A new online service allows organisations and individuals to report aviation safety occurrences to aviation authorities. Developed by the JRC at the request of the Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport, and in collaboration ...

Using new models and big data to better understand financial risk

The financial crisis of 2008, which saw the failure of major investment banks Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers, and the subsequent government bailout of insurance giant American International Group (AIG), had a ripple effect ...

Researchers determine how groups make decisions

From Beats headphones' rise to prominence or a political candidate's surge in the polls to how ants and bees select a new nest site, decisions emerging from groups frequently occur without a leader.

A new mechanism to explain how a financial crisis happens

Dr. Kobayashi Teruyoshi, an associate professor at the Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University and Dr. Charles Brummitt of Columbia University have proposed a new model to predict a financial crisis (a chain of bankruptcies) ...

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