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MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Making a differenceCMCRC-SIRCA’s Industrial PhD Program delivers equality and diversity as a matter of course…The Australian Government has some  sobering statistics regarding pay inequality between men and women. Women make up 47 percent of the workforce, yet their average weekly earnings are 14.6 per cent less than for men.  This is despite the fact that Australian

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THE DIGITAL CURRENCY REVOLUTION

The Digital Currency RevolutionElvira Sojli, Head of CMCRC-SIRCA’s Digital Finance Research Centre explains how the world of finance is being reshapedBack in the 18th century the renowned Scottish economist and philosopher Adam Smith declared: “All money is a matter of belief.”  First we believed money was equivalent to gold and precious metals and stones. Then we

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When will central banks switch to digital money?

CMCRC-SIRCA Head of Digital Finance Research Centre, Elvira Sojli, says society can benefit from the change, but is Australia ready? As countries move bit-by-bit towards a cashless society, governments will have to start replacing notes and coins with digital currencies.The move, when it happens in the years and decades to come, will need answers to

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BETTER THAN BLOCKCHAIN: DIGITAL FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS

22 September 2017 (Sydney):  Professor Mike Aitken AM, CEO of the Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre (CMCRC) and Australian Innovator of the Year, described a new trading and settlement technology as “better than blockchain” at an Innovation Summit in Sydney this week. The technology was developed by Digital Financial Instruments, a spin-off company of CMCRC.

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