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Nicholas Gruen

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Evidence based policy: Why is progress so slow and what can be done about it?

Dr Nicholas Gruen, Lateral Economics CEO, presents his views on the slow pace of change surrounding the greater adoption of the concept of evidence-based policy.
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Open research data: Report to the Australian National Data Service (ANDS)

Main points Research data are an asset we have been building for decades, through billions of dollars of public investment in research annually. The information and communication technology (ICT) revolution presents an unprecedented opportunity to ‘leverage’ that asset. Given this, there is increasing awareness around...
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Open for business: how open data can help achieve the G20 growth target

This report illustrates the potential economic value of reinvigorating the open data agenda in Australia and the G20.
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Exceptional industries: the economic contribution to Australia of industries relying on limitations and exceptions to copyright

The industries relying on limitations and exceptions to copyright are a sizable part of Australia’s economy. Copyright can strengthen the incentive to create by affording content owners exclusive rights to exploit their work. This can bring into existence work that would not otherwise exist, generating...
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Excepting the future

This report makes the economic case for flexible copyright exceptions and extended safe harbour provisions. Copyright can strengthen the incentive to create by affording rights holders exclusive rights to exploit their work. This can bring into existence work that would not otherwise exist, generating economic...