On March 8, Director Jonathan D. Moyer served as a quantitative specialist at a workshop hosted in Washington, D.C. by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The goal of States of Fragility: Fragility Clustering Workshop was to assess the methodology of the next States of Fragility report.
The Washington Post published a Monkey Cage piece on March 12 by Pardee Center Director Jonathan D. Moyer and Research Associate II David K. Bohl.
On February 8th, Pardee Center Director Jonathan Moyer and Financial and Program Officer Mickey Rafa presented at the UNICEF Speaker Series in Kampala, Uganda. They spoke on the report Estimating District GDP in Uganda, which provided an estimate of district level GDP in Uganda.
In January, Senior Scientist and Mentor Barry Hughes was interviewed by Dr. James Griesemer, Director of DU's Strategic Issues Program. The Engaging Ideas series, through interviews with DU faculty and other experts, examines emerging trends, new findings and innovative thinking from the sciences, engineering, humanities, business, politics, law and other fields. In his interview, Dr.
Director Jonathan D. Moyer is the lead author on a new report published jointly by the Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures, the Atlantic Council, and the Hague Center for Strategic Studies.
Three members of the Pardee Center research staff conducted an IFs workshop in Kampala, Uganda, February 5-9.
Director Alexis Goosdeel and Scientific Director Paul Griffiths of the European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) visited the Pardee Center on February 9, 2018 to learn more about International Futures (IFs) and the potential for future collaboration. The EMCDDA offers research, data, and analysis to inform policymakers on laws and strategies regarding illicit drugs.
In January, 2018, Pardee Center Founder, Senior Scientist, and Mentor Barry B. Hughes served as a lead presenter at an Expert Meeting for the United Nations Division for Sustainable Development, Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
Pardee Center research was featured on the front page of Uganda’s Daily Monitor on Sunday, January 21.
In November 2017, Director Jonathan D. Moyer presented at the Mathematica Policy Research headquarters in Washington, DC to launch a new project for the USAID LAC/RSD Education Team. This work will explore the cross-cutting issues of migration, education quality, labor market dynamics, and violence in Central America.