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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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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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The Automation Advantage

Technological change has long been a source of anxiety for workers. Today, improvements in communication technology, robotics, and machine intelligence are rekindling age-old concerns that technology will soon force millions of people out of work. This report provides a fresh perspective.

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The New Work Smarts: Thriving in the New Work Order

Work is Changing.

In the past, building a successful career required young people to learn core technical skills for an occupation, and gradually broaden their skills and experience over time. This is what it meant to be ‘work smart’.

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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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TFA 2020 Annual Report 2017

Prepared for TFA 2020 by AlphaBeta
Section 4: Jurisdictional approaches to defrostation-free production offer a significant opportunity for the TFS 2020 agenda.

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Google Economic and Social Impact – New Zealand

The digital economy has the potential to play a major part in spurring future productivity and growth in New Zealand.

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ABC The Business: Three Years of Record Low Interest Rates Coming Home to Roost in House Prices

The Business – ABC, 21 March 2017, Host: Elysse Morgan.
As the RBA fires its warning shot on rocketing house prices, the Federal Government could be running out of ammunition to tackle affordability.

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Valuing the SDG Prize

The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) could lead to greater, more widely shared prosperity for all by 2030. But what would convince companies around the world to join the challenge and become more sustainable?

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Bigger Picture: The new age of screen content

Prepared for Google by AlphaBeta.
Screen content is undergoing an evolutionary leap. For sixty years, content was delivered from mostly the same sources, via mostly the same means, to mostly the same device.

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Companies pushing sustainable urban infrastructure could create $3.7 trillion annual windfall in 2030

Prepared by AlphaBeta for Business and Sustainable Development Commission.
New research shows sustainable business models could also generate 170 million jobs by unlocking opportunities across 16 areas, including affordable housing, energy efficiency in buildings, and public transport.

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BBC Business Daily: India’s Green Revolution

Business Daily – BBC, 01 December 2016. Presenter: Ed Butler.
Today we are talking revolutions – not those fought on the battlefield or city streets – but those waged in agriculture. It’s 50 years since a Green Revolution began transforming India’s rice production, and soon afterwards Asia’s ability to feed itself more generally.

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