Audi Foundation boost opportunity for Griffith University students by donating Audi A7 for research

Engineering, IT and aviation
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The Audi Foundation is supporting Griffith University’s School of Engineering and Built Environment students by generously donating an Audi A7 for them to study.   As one of the most advanced luxury cars on the market today, students have the amazing opportunity to investigate the technology used in the vehicle and gain practical, real-world skills and […]

Inclusive Growth Hub targets inequality in the Asia Pacific

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Business and government
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The Asia-Pacific region is often characterised by high levels of inequality with large disparities commonly found across multiple indicators such as income, gender, health care, or education. These gaps represent significant economic, social, and political challenges and are a major concern for governments across the region. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated inequalities in the region, […]

Griffith Asia Institute supports APEC policy dialogue on the role of central bank digital currencies in financial Inclusion

Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
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The term ‘central bank digital currency’ or CBDC is an over-arching phrase currently used to describe a wide variety of potential future digital currencies. A unifying definition of a CBDC is not straightforward because it can be designed to deliver multiple functions and purposes. The potential implementation of a CBDC is currently being explored, to […]

Griffith signs MOU with ADBI to progress inclusive growth and development programs

Griffith Asia Institute
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The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) and Griffith University’s Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cooperate on economic development research and capacity building in Asia and the Pacific. Each institution brings a depth of expertise and regional networks which will be leveraged to enhance outcomes across a variety of […]

Griffith Asia Institute and Asian Development Bank examine how CBDC can impact financial inclusion

Business and government
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As digital transformation continues to accelerate across the Asia-Pacific region, the prospect of developing Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) is rapidly growing in interest. Driven by a range of potential benefits a CBDC could provide, including greater efficiency and resilience of the financial sector or ensuring monetary sovereignty over the growing use of alternative digital […]