Throughout the 2018-19 academic year, Assistant Director of Research Operations Mickey Rafa and Senior Research Associate David Bohl led a project for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) which facilitated the identification, collection, and incorporation of data on the states of Brazil into the IFs model.
In March 2019, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) released the Sixth Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-6), a collaboration between 250 scientists and experts from 70 countries.
Director Jonathan D. Moyer and Senior Research Associate David K. Bohl conducted a workshop and training for government officials and members of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Ministry of Planning in Cairo, Egypt, July 22 through August 3.
The Pardee Center’s Diplometrics project was cited in the Economist’s March 7, 2019 cover story titled The new scramble for Africa: And how Africans could win. Diplometrics seeks to better measure and understand relationships in the international system.
In August 2018, Director Jonathan Moyer, Research Consultant Alex Porter, Research Associate II Andrew Scott, and Lead Systems Developer Jose Solorzano visited Guatemala and Honduras in support of the Pardee Center’s ongoing work in partnership with USAID Latin America and the Caribbean Office of Regional Sustainable Development (LAC/RSD) and Mathematica Policy Research.
Director Jonathan D. Moyer attended the 32nd African Union Summit and the 37th Session of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Heads of State and Government Orientation Committee Meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He will help launch a new report by the Pardee Center and NEPAD, Africa’s Path to 2063: Choice in the Face of Great Transformation.
Pardee Center Director Jonathan D. Moyer, Research Associate David K. Bohl, and PhD candidate/Research Project Aide Henrique Estides Delgado spent time at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Brasilia, showcasing new subnational data on Brazil in the International Futures (IFs) model.
In September 2018, Pardee Center Director Jonathan D. Moyer presented “Predicting International Affairs” at the 2018 Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the American Political Science Association in Boston, MA.
Pardee Center Director of Research, Professor Brian O'Neill, was quoted in MIT Technology Review on the costs of lower labor productivity in relation to climate change.