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Remy Davison

Remy Davison

Jean Monnet Chair in Politics and Economics, Monash University

Dr. Remy Davison is Jean Monnet Chair in Politics and Economics at Monash University. He is a Global Expert for the United Nations, New York, and a former member of the Council on Optimising Government Performance.

What is rumbling Australia's economy ahead of MYEFO

Dec 19, 2016 00:08 am UTC| Insights & Views Economy

The Turnbull governments Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) takes place in a dramatically different environment from 2015-16. The dual shocks of Brexit, and the promulgation of a protectionist Trump...

A complacent, secretive IMF failed to deal with EU crisis; what's changed?

Aug 01, 2016 07:44 am UTC| Insights & Views Economy

In a 650-page report last week, the IMFs own Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) has castigated the Funds handling of the Eurozone crisis. The IEO cited a culture of complacency in the IMF; a failure to identify the...

Currency War Series

In a world of low rates, what else can the RBA and central banks do?

Jul 05, 2016 01:12 am UTC| Insights & Views Central Banks

The world still needs the central banks to bail us out of trouble but the impact of monetary policy is complicated in a world of zero or near-zero interest-rate policy (ZIRP) and negative interest-rate policy...

Briferendum Series

Witless white noise, virulent ugliness: Brexit debate plays out its last scenes

Jun 23, 2016 08:48 am UTC| Insights & Views

Mass politics versus elite interests. Mad dogs and Englishmen. Thats the Brexit referendum in a nutshell. Make no mistake: this is an internecine struggle between political elites. Brexiters such as Boris Johnson, and...

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Economy

Gordon Ramsay to open its famous burger restaurant in S. Korea

Gordon Ramsay is one of the most well-known names when it comes to Michelin-starred food fare. He owns restaurants in various countries and is famous for his burgers. Now, chef Gordon Ramsay is bringing his burger...

Pepsi to invest 160 million rupees in replenishing groundwater it uses in Pakistan

PepsiCo would invest Rs160 million to replenish 343 million liters it uses at local watersheds near its food manufacturing plants in Lahore by 2023 According to a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with...

Dogecoin suffers an almost 10% price drop due to China’s crypto ban

Dogecoins price dropped almost 10 percent from $0.222 to $0.196 after China made illegal all crypto transactions and services in their country. The cryptocurrency has since recovered a bit to push its price to around...

China makes all cryptocurrency transactions illegal

Chinas central bank declared all transactions involving Bitcoin and other virtual currencies illegal because it disrupts the financial system and is used in money laundering and other crimes. While promoters of...

Politics

Joe Biden will not invoke executive privilege on behalf of Donald Trump over Jan. 6 documents

US President Joe Biden has largely stayed away from getting involved in the investigations related to the Capitol insurrection last January 6. However, as of late, Biden may be considering assisting in the probe as White...

Capitol insurrection: Law enforcement reportedly subpoenas pro-Trump website host following riots

There are still a lot of insurrectionists who have yet to be identified and arrested following their involvement in the Capitol insurrection last January 6. Hacked documents revealed that a pro-Trump website host was...

Capitol riots: Judge rips into insurrectionist in court hearing

Insurrectionists that have been arrested and detained for their involvement in the January 6 riots at the Capitol are receiving their hearings with some up for sentencing. One federal judge took the insurrection...

Mary Trump should look for depositions in lawsuit by uncle, says Michael Cohen

Among the people former President Donald Trump is suing over the report by the New York Times over his financial records is his own niece and critic, Mary Trump. Trumps former fixer Michael Cohen recently weighed in on the...

Science

Tofurky to incorporate algae protein into plant-based food products

Tofurky, a processor of plant-analog proteins, will collaborate with Triton Algae Innovations to develop products incorporating protein from essential red algae. Jaime Athos, CEO of Tofurky, said that the opportunity...

UK industry group warns CO2 crisis poses a risk of meat shortage

An industry group has warned of carbon dioxide (CO2) shortage in the UK within the week due to a sharp rise in gas prices that could result in meat supply issues. The gas price hie has forced domestic energy suppliers...

S. Korea's POSCO, Hyundai to use oyster shell waste for steelmaking

S. Korean steelmakers POSCO and Hyundai Steel Co. will start using oyster shells as a secondary base material for producing steel. Both firms have been developing a recycling technology with a local oyster shell...

S. Korea to develop solar-powered drone that could carry 20 kgs to stratosphere

South Korea will invest 37.47 billion won in developing a solar-powered drone that could carry over 20 kilograms in the stratosphere and with natural disaster monitoring capability by 2025. The drone will serve as an...

S. Korean scientists develop 3D printing ink from sunflower pollen

A group of South Korean scientists from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore managed to develop 3D printing ink material from sunflower pollen. The research team led by professor Cho Nam-joon first incubated...

Technology

‘Knockout City’ season 3 goes live on October 5

In a few days, the third season of Knockout City titled H@cKeD will go live. Players have more things to look forward to this time, including new features to change the way they will play the game. Some of the biggest...

iPhone 13 issue preventing Unlock with Apple Watch to work will be fixed soon

The iPhone 13 deliveries have started over the last week, and some owners of the new phones soon found that the Unlock with Apple Watch feature is not working properly. The good news is Apple has now recognized the issue...

PS Plus members to get ‘Hell Let Loose’ on PS5 for free at launch

Upcoming PlayStation Plus games may have leaked once again, and the list reportedly includes a game that is just arriving on consoles next month. The multiplayer first-person shooter Hell Let Loose is one of the three...

Naughty Dog reiterates they’re working on ‘The Last of Us Factions 2’

Naughty Dog addressed fans to celebrate The Last of Us day on Sunday. While the studio addressed concerns about the Factions multiplayer sequel, fans will have to remain patient as details about it are still under...
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