The study of financial networks from a computational perspective is a recent topic of interest in theoretical computer science. Recent work focuses on understanding economic risk in financial markets using classical tools from complexity theory. Modern financial networks consist of economic entities interconnected by debt obligations and derivatives, where the latter are contracts issued upon existing debt obligations in the network
The project is funded by the European Commission and UKRI as the successor of the recently completed ACTION project. ACTION supported 16 citizen science pilots investigating pollution in different spaces in Europe, who collectively engaged over 1200 participants. ACTION supported all projects through trainings, webinars, workshops, and advice.
A team of KCL Informatics researchers launched a new project with Westminster City Council, the local government entity responsible for the Strand-Aldwych redevelopment. Together, we are creating a pilot for the Strand-Aldwych Data Springboard, an innovative data sharing initiative that will deliver innovative solutions with local data that benefit those who are part of or affected by this data, while also educating all these stakeholders about the benefits of data sharing.
Most governments across the world run programmes that aim to provide microenterprises and SMEs with better opportunities to compete with big business. For the European Commission, for instance, SMEs are the ‘backbone’ of the European economy as they employ more than 100 million people.