How do mass lay-offs affect regional economies?
Mass lay-offs from firms and plant restructuring occur regularly, and can have potentially large consequences on places and communities. This paper estimates the impact of mass lay-offs between 2008-18 across small regions in Europe on regional employment and productivity.
Understanding the rise in Channel crossings
The purpose of this paper is to promote research on the reasons for the increase in the rise of people crossing the English Channel by small boat, to help form a firmer basis for a humane and effective policy response.
How Australia can stop unfair business practices
This report explores laws that ban or restrict unfair practices across Europe, United States, United Kingdom and Singapore and the lessons that Australia can learn from them. It also outlines the elements that Australia could consider when implementing an effective unfair trading prohibition.
The geopolitical implications of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
The policy background to this assessment is that Russia’s outright invasion of Ukraine is an extremely dangerous moment for global security because Europe’s security order is now being fundamentally challenged with the real risk of escalation into a major war involving Russia and the United...
Multi-stakeholder approach for better integration of refugee students
This paper suggests that a multi-stakeholder approach, or 'whole-of-a-society' approach, is one of the prerequisites for designing inclusive refugee education policies. This paper highlights the importance of stakeholder engagement at all stages of the practice – research – policy transfer, and maps key stakeholders in...
World inequality report 2022
This report presents the most up-to-date synthesis of international research efforts to track global inequalities. The data and analysis presented here are based on the work of more than 100 researchers over four years, located on all continents, contributing to the World Inequality Database, maintained...
One year under COVID-19 contact tracing apps: what has Europe learned?
A year after the introduction of COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps in Europe, this report looks at their impact on digital rights. The authors identify three main problems with the way Member State governments introduced contact tracing apps
Exploring the just transition Europe
This paper provides an overview of key concepts, themes, opportunities and challenges in relation to European cities transitioning away from the use of fossil fuels.
Relationships between metropolitan, satellite and regional city size, spatial context and economic productivity
This report considers evidence about the existence and scale of agglomeration economies, including in Australian cities. It examines whether city size affects productivity, and whether economic productivity, city size and rising housing costs are interdependent.
An intersectional approach to analyse gender productivity and open access: a bibliometric analysis of the Italian National Research Council
Gender and openness are key elements of responsible research and innovation. This paper represents a first exploration of the inter-linkages between gender and OA analysing the scientific production of researchers of the Italian National Research Council under a gender perspective integrated with the different OA...
Indigenous data sovereignty and policy
This book examines how Indigenous peoples around the world are demanding greater data sovereignty, and challenging the ways in which governments have historically used Indigenous data to develop policies and programs.
Decarbonising is easy
The authors of this report, argue that the European Central Bank (ECB), should adopt low-carbon strategies. They suggest two such strategies in which carbon-intensive bonds are replaced with more climate-friendly bonds. These strategies would significantly reduce the climate footprint of the ECB corporate Quantitative Easing...
The right-wing terrorism threat in Europe
To better understand the implications of right-wing terrorism in Europe, this analysis asks: how significant is the threat from right-wing terrorism in Europe, particularly compared to other terrorist threats?
The future of democracy in Europe: technology and the evolution of representation
To the extent that perceptions of a crisis in liberal democracy in Europe can be confirmed, this paper investigates the nature of the problem and its causes, and asks what part, if any, digital technology plays in it.
Online hate speech: findings from Australia, New Zealand and Europe
Hate speech is recognised as a growing online issue which can negatively impact a person’s mental health, general wellbeing and online engagement. This research report is the result of collaboration between the eSafety Commissioner in Australia, Netsafe in New Zealand and United Kingdom’s Safer Internet...
ASPI–KAS 4th Australia–Europe Counter-Terrorism Dialogue - ‘Shifting frontiers: addressing post-caliphate terrorism dynamics’
In October 2018, a delegation of counterterrorism (CT) practitioners, policymakers and academics travelled from Europe to Australia to participate in the 4th Australia–Europe Counterterrorism Dialogue. This report covers the key themes of the dialogue, which were deliberately chosen to reflect contemporary trends.
The rise of China and the future of the Transatlantic relationship
The growth of China's wealth and military power represents an epochal change in international politics. This briefing argues that China’s rise has worrying implications for the liberal international order and explores how this will affect the transatlantic relationship.
Shared, electric and automated mobility (SEAM) governance framework: prototype for North America and Europe
This White Paper aims to illuminate best practices in the development of shared, electric and automated mobility (SEAM) governance.
Common Futures Conversations: youth survey 2019
Common Futures Conversations is a collaboration between Chatham House and the Robert Bosch Stiftung, which aims to facilitate political dialogue among young people from Africa and Europe.
Creating an energy efficient mortgage for Europe: the supporting role of the green building sector
This guide from the World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC’s) Europe network and EeMAP's partner E.ON sets out how they believe the sectors and stakeholders involved in delivering green buildings should support the growth of energy efficient mortgages.
How computerisation is transforming jobs: evidence from the European Working Conditions Survey
This paper investigates changes in the task content, methods and tools of European jobs from 1995 to 2015. Drawing on the taxonomy of tasks proposed by Bisello and Fernández-Macías (2016), this work tries to better understand whether changes in the average intensity of tasks performance...
An inclusive circular economy: priorities for developing countries
Developing economies will struggle to grow sustainably without significant investment in recycling, reusing and repairing used raw materials and products. This paper looks at opportunities to coordinate regional trade policies and investment programmes to rapidly scale up the circular economy in the developing world.
Technology scenario: employment implications of radical automation
This report looks into the impact of the accelerated application of automation and digitisation technologies on the wage and tasks structure of employment in Europe.
Ethics guidelines for trustworthy AI
The guidelines put forward a set of 7 key requirements that the expert group believes AI systems should meet in order to be deemed trustworthy. A specific assessment list aims to help verify the application of each of the key requirements. The first draft of...
The future of manufacturing in Europe
The Future of Manufacturing in Europe is an explorative and future-oriented study. It explores the future adoption of some key game-changing technologies and how this adoption can be promoted, even regionally. The analysis of implications for working life focuses primarily on tasks and skills, not...