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Why economics is cool!

Can economics make this world a better place? AlphaBeta Director Andrew Charlton sat down with the Women in Economics Network to explain his passion for economics as a career.

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A demand-driven approach to addressing youth employment in Australia

McKinsey & Co, the Macquarie Group Foundation and AlphaBeta worked together to understand the employment challenges facing young Australians, and potential initiatives that could address these challenge

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The New Work Reality

Research by AlphaBeta and the Foundation for Young Australians show half of 25 year olds are not in full-time work. We reveal the four factors that accelerate a young person’s transition into full-time work: 1) Building enterprise skills in education (17 months faster). 2) Relevant paid employment (12 months faster). 3) Paid employment in future-focussed clusters (5 months faster). 4) An optimistic mindset (2 months faster).

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AlphaBeta Director Fraser Thompson on Asia’s megatrends

What are the Asian mega trends that businesses cannot ignore? Fraser Thompson, AlphaBeta director in Singapore, was invited to speak as a thought leader in a new video series launched by the Human Capital Leadership Institute, an organisation fostering executive development in Asia

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Connecting Australia: The Impact of the nbn on Australian Lives and the Economy – Summary of methodology

The purpose of the study is to understand how the nbn has performed in achieving its original policy intention to improve the lives of Australians, reduce the digital divide, and…

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Feature article: Australia’s political model is breaking down

Is there any Australian left who hasn’t complained, or at least rolled their eyes about the state of politics in Canberra? Andrew Charlton looks at recent election trends to understand why Australian voters are so angry.

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Transforming Indonesia’s Education System

Education in Indonesia is a large, complex, and diverse system. Teaching all these people, young and old, the skills needed to succeed in Indonesia’s rapidly changing economy is a huge challenge. AlphaBeta is proud to support the APC to understand what it would take for philanthropists and social investors to create catalytic impact in Indonesia’s vast education system.

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AlphaBeta Helps to Tackle Plastic Waste in the Ocean

There could be one ton of plastic waste in the world’s oceans for every three tons of fish in the year 2025. AlphaBeta Director Fraser Thompson explored new ways to reduce marine plastic waste at the Responsible Business Forum.

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Google Economic Impact Singapore 2015

Digital technologies have become indispensable for countries to prosper and grow in the internet age. This report helps to close the existing knowledge gap by assessing the economic impact of Google’s digital technologies in Singapore. 

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Op-ed: Why machines won’t generate mass unemployment

Technological change has long been a source of anxiety for workers. But the doomsayers are misreading the signs.

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Made in Japan: Towards an Innovative Nation with Google

The digital economy will play a major part in rejuvenating productivity and economic growth in Japan. The objective of this report is to inform the debate on how to measure digital economic activity, by providing a robust estimate of the economic impact of Google’s activities on Japan’s digital economy.

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AlphaBeta in Africa: How geospatial technology could transform Nigeria

New technologies can be a game changer for developing countries. A visit to Africa put recent AlphaBeta research under the spotlight.

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Andrew Charlton’s essay on The Robot Race in The Monthly

The robots are coming for our jobs – but there is a silver lining.

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AlphaBeta presents new research at leading Indian tech conference

The video-on-demand industry in Asia is forecast to boom in coming years. What are the economic benefits for economies, filmmakers and consumers? Nicolo’ Andreula, Principal at AlphaBeta Advisors in Singapore, shares latest insights.

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The Economic Impact of Geospatial Services: How Consumers, Businesses & Society Benefit from Location-based Information

Despite the growing use of geospatial technology around the globe, its true economic value remains hidden, as traditional measuring concepts have failed to keep up with the rapid evolution of…

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Android Impact: How the Android Ecosystem Supports Economic Impact in South Korea

Smart devices have changed the way millions of South Korean users interact, do business, and stay connected to the world. More than S$111 billion (₩126 trillion), equivalent to over 27% of global smartphone sales, were made by South Korean Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in 2015.

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Rethinking ASEAN: New research by AlphaBeta and Nielsen on major consumer hotspots in ASEAN

Prepared by Nielson & AlphaBeta.

While ASEAN has been enjoying economic recognition in recent years, many businesses approach the region as a single entity and surprisingly, little is known about the many cities and regions that make up the archipelago.

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Memikirkan Kembali Mobilitas Perkotaan Di Indonesia: Peran Iayanan mobilitas bersama

Disiapkan oleh AlphaBeta untuk Uber, Mei 2017

Urbanisasi semakin pesat terjadi di Indonesia, dengan lebih dari 30 juta orang yang diperkirakan akan bergerak menuju kota-kota besar pada tahun 2030.

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Rethinking Urban Mobility in Indonesia: The role of shared mobility services

Prepared for Uber by AlphaBeta.
Urbanization is rapidly increasing in Indonesia, with over 30 million more people expected to move to cities by 2030.

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Digital Nation: Policy Levers for Investment and Growth

Prepared for the Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) by AlphaBeta.

Countries across the Asia-Pacific region are benefiting from the rapid digitization of the business world, which boosts their productivity and growth.

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