From March 11 through 13, 300 researchers, policy-makers, foundation representatives, and business leaders from 41 countries convened at the University of Denver and the Josef Korbel School of International Studies for Scenarios Forum 2019, a meeting on scenarios for climate and societal futures hosted by the Korbel School’s Frederick S.
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.
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.
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 of Research, Professor Brian O'Neill, was quoted in MIT Technology Review on the costs of lower labor productivity in relation to climate change.
Our Annual Review highlights projects, transitions and accomplishments of the academic year. This issue celebrates 40 years of IFs with a retrospective by our founder Barry Hughes.
Research Associate David K. Bohl was a panelist at the 38th International Symposium on Forecasting in Boulder, Colorado. His session, “Global Forecasting: the International Futures Model” was part of the forecasting practice session, which introduced participants to the IFs model. The Pardee Center was a contributing sponsor of the symposium.
Project Manager Whitney Doran and Research Associate II Andrew Scott presented on the Diplometrics project in DU Professor Keith Gehring’s undergraduate International Futures course. They introduced the goals of the Diplometrics Project and showed students where they can access the Pardee Center’s public Diplometrics datasets and visualization platforms.
Director Jonathan D. Moyer presented to the Washington DC office of USAID’s Latin America and Caribbean regional office on ongoing analysis of education, labor, violence, and migration in Central America.
On April 4, Director Jonathan Moyer presented a paper on “Human Trafficking, War, and Social Disruption and Change” at the International Studies Association 2018 Annual Convention in San Francisco, CA. The paper is co-authored by Assistant Professor Oliver Kaplan and Pardee Center Assistant Director of Research Operations Mickey Rafa.