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Is Venezuela approaching a complete societal shutdown?

Here, Laura Sharp and Georgina Wright assess the ongoing social, economic and political situation in Venezuela to explore the likelihood of the country experiencing a complete societal shutdown.
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Diplomacy and tact in cross-border contract exits

Here, David Vaughan and Sneha Nainwal illuminate what really happens in the geopolitical shifts between countries: they discuss changes of government, the complexities of foreign law, and exiting binding cross-border contracts.
Asia Analysis, July 2019

Asia Analysis – July 2019

In this July 2019 edition of Asia Analysis, we hear from Makoto Suematsu, President of the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED), who details the challenges around global data sharing for orphan diseases.
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New boost for UK-India tech startup sectors

New initiative launched in India to give startups the skills they need to grow their business and drive UK-India tech collaboration.
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Places with purpose: Reinvigorating Britain’s town and city centres

Cllr Peter Box, Leader of Wakefield Council and Chair, Key Cities Group explains how Britain’s town and city centres face significant challenges in redefining their purpose for local residents, visitors and businesses.
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Enabling and promoting economic research in Switzerland

The aims of the Society of Economics and Statistics in Switzerland are discussed here, which includes enabling and promoting economic research and encouraging the work of young economists.
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The housing crisis and garden villages

In this piece, we take a look at the potential impact of garden villages, including regional implications, what the result might be for new buyers, and follow on trends.
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Swindon and Wiltshire: Opportunities from economic shocks

How does a region respond having experienced two economic shocks in a year? Paddy Bradley, Director at Swindon and Wiltshire LEP tells us more.
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UK becomes first major economy to pass net zero emissions laws

The UK today became the first major economy to pass net zero emissions laws to end its contribution to global warming by 2050.
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UK government charges children £640 to apply for citizenship

In this article, Valerie Peay, Director for the International Observatory of Human Rights (IOHR), describes the profit-making scheme used by the UK government on children who apply for citizenship.
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Mindfulness, mental health, wellbeing and poverty

Karma Jiga, CEO of the Nilupul Foundation introduces adapted Mindfulness-Based Interventions (MBI) that reveals positive changes in health and wellbeing for the socioeconomic deprived (SED).
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Chinese shadow banks: Threat or opportunity?

Kent Matthews, Cardiff University and Zhiguo Xiao, Fudan University, discusses whether new Chinese shadow banks are a threat or an opportunity.
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£23 million funding awarded for electric vehicle battery development

Companies across the UK are set to benefit from £23 million government investment to help them develop the latest electric vehicle battery technology.
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Chasing the e-commerce market: The Omni-channel revolution

Experts from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, the University of Michigan and the University of Michigan share their thoughts on the Omni-channel revolution.
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Wise healthcare spending can deliver better outcomes

Barbara Harpham, Chair of the Medical Technology Group, wants to see healthcare spending, particularly on medical technology, linked to tangible outcomes for patients, the economy and society.
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Complacency is jeopardising the innovation economy

Adam Kene, MD at Kene Partners, R&D tax incentive advisors, details how complacency is jeopardising the innovation economy here.
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Exiting the trade maelstrom in a progressive way

Vassilis Ntousas, Senior International Relations Policy Advisor at the Foundation For European Progressive Studies shares his thoughts on exiting the trade maelstrom in a progressive way.
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Portugal in the limelight of companies looking to expand in the EU region

Companies are continuing to expand into Portugal and the country is reaping the economic benefits of the added exposure, Bernardo Trindade, President of the Executive Committee of Portugal IN explores.
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Multi-factor authentication isn’t always the answer in FinTech

In this article, Brian Costello discusses the current state of Open Banking, explaining how multi-factor authentication may not be the right answer in FinTech.
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Research finds that AI improves business intelligence

Research has found that AI improves business intelligence, as part of the overall movement in which technology is transforming how business analysts learn and thrive.

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