On Friday, November 11, 2016, Pardee Center Director Jonathan Moyer presented “The Big Picture in Data” to attendees at the Project X-ITE Social Enterprise Summit at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies. Professor Moyer spoke about how the International Futures (IFs) model uses data to forecast global change and human development.
On Veterans Day 2016 (November 11), Pardee Center Director Jonathan Moyer joined other faculty, high-ranking military officials and alumni guests at the University of Denver’s Pioneer Symposium. The theme of this session, “Politics and Service,” was designed to honor military service and explore critical policy issues our nation faces today.
In October 2016, Pardee Center staff traveled to Addis Ababa for a week-long planning session and scenarios workshop to support USAID's Country Development Cooperation Strategy process in Ethiopia.
A paper launched on October 13 in Pretoria uses the International Futures (IFs) model to explore the effects on human development if Africa achieves health-related targets by 2030.
On September 16, 2016, the Pardee Center for International Futures, alongside the Center for Middle East Studies and WorldDenver, hosted a discussion with Dr. Mahmoud Jibril, former interim prime minister of Libya. Dr. Jibril is a board member of the Sir Bani Yas Forum, the Independent Commission on Multilateralism and the International Advisory Board for UniCredit Group.
In September 2016, Jonathan Moyer and Ambassador Christopher Hill, Dean of the Korbel School of International Studies, joined Lord Mervyn King (author of The End of Alchemy: Money, Banking and the Future of the Global Economy) and Julio C. Fernandez, Global Quantitative Analyst, for an Executive Session at AMG World Bank in Greenwood Village, CO.
In September 2016, the NEPAD Agency and the Pardee Center for International Futures launched a report, Zero Hunger in Africa by 2025: Conditions for Success, at the Institute for Security Studies in Pretoria, South Africa.
The Pardee Center 2015-16 Annual Review takes a look at projects, transitions and accomplishments of the 2015-16 academic year. Highlights include improvements in the International Futures (IFs) model, the development of a new cloud-based data aggregation tool, and expansion of the historical data in our Diplometrics dashboard.
In September 2016, Dale Rothman stepped down from his formal role as Senior Scientist for the Pardee Center to pursue other research interests and focus on his position as an Associate Professor with the Korbel School. He will continue to work with the Pardee Center on specific projects as a Faculty Affiliate.
A recent article uses the Pardee Center’s International Futures (IFs) forecasting model to explore poverty eradication in fragile states.