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Lionel Page

Professor in Economics, Queensland University of Technology

Lionel is the Head of the Queensland Behavioural Economics group at the Queensland University in Brisbane. He was the recipient of the “Young Economist Award” from the Economic Society of Australia in 2016. His research focuses on the study of economic and political behaviour. He is a dual French and Australian citizen having worked in economics in Paris, London and Brisbane.

How your birth date influences how well you do in school, and later in life

Oct 09, 2018 12:52 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

Whether you were born in December, January, August or September can have a significant and long-lasting impact on your life. Our new research shows your birthday month may also contribute to shaping your personality. In...

Skill vs luck: who really deserves the rewards from success?

Jul 17, 2018 14:32 pm UTC| Insights & Views Sports

Which is more important when it comes to rewarding success: that the achievement was earned through skill, or that it came courtesy of a lucky break? Take football (soccer), for example, where the aim (like most games)...

Global Geopolitics Series

2017 could be a turning point for European integration – but not in the way you think

Feb 23, 2017 07:30 am UTC| Insights & Views

There can be little doubt that this years elections in Germany and France may determine the future of the European Union. For nearly a decade now, the EU has been facing unprecedented challenges, from the euro crisis...

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Economy

UK gilts gain after January consumer inflation disappoints investors; 10-year auction in focus

The United Kingdoms gilts gained during Wednesdays afternoon session, after the countrys consumer price inflation (CPI) data for the month of January, disappointed market participants, also down from the previous reading...

German bunds remain narrowly ahead of Q4 2018 GDP, Eurozone December trade balance

The German bunds remained narrowly mixed during European session Wednesday ahead of the countrys gross domestic product (GDP) for the fourth quarter of 2018, scheduled to be released on February 14 by 07:00GMT and the...

USD/SGD likely to trade lower in line with rebound in EUR and CNH, says Scotiabank

The USD/SGD currency pair is expected to trade lower in line with a rebound in the EUR and the CNH, according to the latest research report from Scotiabank. The SGD has been running a close correlation with the EUR and the...

JGBs continue mixed trading ahead of Q4’18 GDP data amid lingering hopes of U.S.-China trade deal

The Japanese government bonds continued to trade mixed towards the end of Asian session Wednesday, as investors await the countrys gross domestic product (GDP) for the fourth quarter of this year, scheduled to be released...

Australia 10-year bond yield jumps to 1-week high after Trump softens stance on trade negotiations

Australian government bonds slumped across the curve during Asian trading session Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump softened his stance on trade negotiations overnight, along with tentative progress to avoid...

Politics

Donald Trump to Sign Smaller Border Wall Funding to Avoid Another Government Shutdown

After a 35-day shutdown, the government has temporarily reopened but what happens after the Feb. 15 deadline is still quite uncertain. However, there are reports that United States President Donald Trump will most likely...

Vladimir Putin’s Aide Tackles Alleged Russian Interference in 2016 U.S. Presidential Election; Writes Choice Is an ‘Illusion’

The relationship of Russian President Vladimir Putin and United States President Donald Trump has been a highly debated topic. Many critics believe the Russian government interfered with the election that Trump won in...

Melania Trump 2019: ‘Hidden Message’ in First Lady’s Dress at Donald Trump’s State of Union Address Demystified

United States first lady Melania Trumps fashion choices are often interpreted by people on social media and the press as having hidden messages. So Mrs. Trumps stylist, Hervé Pierre, was quick to dismiss any...

Autocracies that look like democracies are a threat across the globe

Russias successful interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election may inspire other countries to do the same. These other countries dont look threatening. They look like democracies. But theyre not. Theyre a...

South Africans are finally set to know who funds their political parties

South African President Ramaphosa has finally signed into law a new bill aimed at regulating the funding of political parties. It was approved by Parliament in June 2018. The Political Party Funding Bill, when it...

Science

Cancer Cure 2019: Experts Doubt Israeli Company’s Promise of Delivering ‘Complete Cure’ in 1 Year

Scientists from Israel recently announced they are one year away from delivering a complete cure to cancer. But some experts are explaining why the promised time frame is questionable. In late January, scientists and...

HIV/AIDS Cure 2019: Study of HIV ‘Accessory Protein’ Can Lead to Improved Treatment Plans for Patients

Aside from continuously researching for the absolute cure to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), scientists are also working on improving the treatment plans for infected...

Cancer Cure Found in One of World’s Most Rare Elements That Caused Dinosaur’s Extinction?

Iridium is one of the elements believed to have contributed to the extinction of dinosaurs. And, recently, scientists announced it is possible that it could also help them develop a cure for cancer. Scientists from...

HIV/AIDS Cure 2019: Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address Includes 10-Year Program to Weaken Epidemic

U.S. President Donald Trump will reportedly pledge on immensely diminishing the human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) epidemic while scientists are still looking for the ultimate...

HIV/AIDS Cure 2019: New Research Grants Focus on Body's Natural Control of the Virus Post-Treatment

Scientists around the world are exploring various angles to further understand HIV/AIDS and find a cure. Several research grants were previously awarded to groups who are aiming to focus on post-treatment control. The...

Technology

‘AirPods 2’ Release Date, Latest News & Update: Wireless Earphones Speculated to Come Out Alongside AirPower Charger

The release date of AirPods 2 has yet to be announced but the web is rife with rumors that it will drop sometime in the spring. The wireless earphones are speculated to make its first public appearance at Apples special...

‘World of Warcraft Classic’ Release Date, Latest News & Update: The Raid Dungeons that Players Can Tackle in the Rekindling

World of Warcraft Classic will be launching sometime this summer and hardcore fans of the franchise are excited to dive deep into the sea of nostalgia. The developers have already confirmed that the game will be similar to...

‘GTA 6’ Release Date, Latest News & Update: Rumors Suggest Sixth Installment Set in Either London or Vice City

News about GTA 6 is still scarce as Rockstar remain mum about the sixth installment. As such, fans of the franchise have turned to speculation to predict what they can expect for the biggest game of the studio. Among...

‘The Sims 5’ Release Date: Fifth Entry Could Be Hinted in Upcoming E3 Event

News regarding the development of The Sims 5 is still scarce on the web and its expected that EA will remain mum about the future of the next entry. The speculation stems from the recent financial report of the company...

‘The Sims 5’ Release Date, Update: Greedy EA Hints Launch Before 2020 is Impossible, Money Still Top Goal

In a recent financial report by EA, it was hinted that the release of The Sims 5 is not going to be anytime soon since The Sims 4 is still making a lot of money. Therefore, it can be inferred that the next game wont be...
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