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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 Screen Evolution

The rapid evolution of OTT services and the VOD industry has begun to catch the eye of regulators across Asia, a few of whom are advocating for greater legal control over OTT services. Some have proposed light-touch regulations or guidelines that take into account the unique characteristics of these services within the larger context of the internet.

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Interview: Australia’s extraordinary boom masks need for economic reform

What lies behind Australia’s 26-year run of uninterrupted economic growth? Andrew Charlton, Sydney-based Director at AlphaBeta Advisors, talks to Bloomberg TV

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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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