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China 2017 review: world’s second-biggest economy continues to drive global trends in energy investment

China continued to be a global leader of investment in clean energy projects in 2017, defying an overall slowdown in Chinese overseas investment as the country further positioned itself to dominate in new energy technologies.
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Annual climate statement 2017

2017 was Australia's third-warmest year on record, with the annual national mean temperature 0.95 °C above average.
Discussion paper

The cost of corruption: the growing perception of corruption and its cost to GDP

Australia has fallen six positions on the international Corruption Perception Index since 2012, and recent polling shows 85% of Australians think there is corruption in federal politics.
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Beyond the repository: integrating local preservation systems with national distribution services

This research report investigated how local digital preservation practices and repository systems interoperate with distributed digital preservation (DDP) services. The survey and interviews revealed both great diversity in how digital preservation is practiced and common challenges in the intersection of local repositories and DDP services.
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2017 Graduate Outcomes Survey: national report

This survey report indicates that while there was a shift to full-time employment among undergraduates in 2017, over the longer term there has been a pronounced trend towards part-time employment among graduates, in part, reflecting trends among the wider workforce.
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Crossing the line: what counts as online harassment?

Pew Research Center surveys have found that online harassment is a common phenomenon in the digital lives of many Americans, and that a majority of Americans feel harassment online is a major problem. Even so, there is considerable debate over what online harassment actually means...
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Coworking and an outer-urban community: what can we learn from a grassroots community coworking hub?

This report presents the findings from four focus group discussions conducted during Spring 2017 and serves as a first step in an ongoing investigation into the potential to innovate and nature of coworking issues facing people in outer Melbourne suburbs.
Working paper

Can information about inequality and social mobility change preferences for redistribution? Evidence from randomized controlled trials in 11 high and middle-income countries

Using new cross-country survey and experimental data, we investigate if it is possible to increase people’s support for the national government to address inequality through redistribution by providing them with information about inequality and social mobility in their country.
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Transatlantic relations: converging or diverging?

Published in an environment of significant political uncertainty in both the US and Europe, this report focuses on the long-standing and fundamental drivers behind U.S and European policymaking, and sets out recommendations to address key structural factors that threaten the durability of the transatlantic relationship.
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Incidence of suicide in serving and ex-serving Australian Defence Force personnel: detailed analysis 2001–2015

This report examines the incidence of suicide among serving and ex-serving Australian Defence Force personnel in 2001–2015, and identifies characteristics that may be associated with suicide risk.