Dr. Barry Hughes will be presenting at the IV Congreso del Futuro held at the headquarters of the national congress in Santiago, Chile on January 16, 2014 at 9:30 am local time (5:30 am M​S​T).


Our Center is excited to announce that we have been selected to receive a $1.05 million research grant as part of the Department of Defense's Minerva Initiative. 

Please read the official press release below.


Frederick S. Pardee Center Associate Director Jonathan Moyer recently traveled to Pretoria, South Africa, to participate in a series of events with the Institute for Security Studies (ISS).


Our staff is extremely grateful for the continued generosity of our founding supporter, Frederick S. Pardee. We are delighted to announce his most recent gift to our Center. Thank you, Fred! 

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Sara Turner

Last week, anyone paying attention to international news likely saw headlines very similar to this one from The Economist: “H

Michael Dabbs

Last week, we launched our new website, a culmination of considerable effort from many members of the Pardee Center.

Ara Go

New users of the International Futures (IFs) system are often overwhelmed by its massive and comprehensive set of data series, variables, and parameters. Those unfamiliar with forecasting, modeling, or data analysis may also have a hard time grasping IFs unique vocabulary and features.

Alison Burt

Since September, Barry Hughes, Gary Milante (formerly of the World Bank’s Center on Conflict, Security, and Development or CCSD), and I have been working on a project that models the potential for poverty reduction in fragile states (see USIP page for more work on this) to 2030.  In the paper, we explore some alternative scenarios that improve the po

Pete Oesterling

International development NGOs are constantly searching for new, innovative ways to illustrate their impact on communities where they work. Most organizations tell the heartwarming story of the little girl or boy in “X” developing country that will benefit from a donation.

Jessica Rettig

To get anywhere, you have to start somewhere. And in the International Futures (IFs) integrated modeling system, we call that “somewhere” the Base Case.