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Block Chain Helping Governments in Fragile States
Business & Governance, Good Governance

Is Blockchain an Answer to Enterprise Development in Fragile States?

December 20, 2019

OEF Research examines how blockchain can be particularly useful to enterprises in fragile and conflict-affected states, helping them overcome their lack of 20th century legacy systems and allowing them to leapfrog into the 21st century.

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private sector peacebuilding case studies and lessons learned

Private Sector Peacebuilding: A Review of Past Cases and Lessons Learned

A new report by OEF Research reviews a dozen case studies of business engagement in peacebuilding across a variety of private sector actors, strategies, and time.

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Forecasting Coup

CoupCast

The CoupCast project, led by Curtis Bell, uses historical data and machine learning to predict the likelihood of a coup attempt occurring in any country on a month to month basis.  Read more.


Datasets

Terrorist Social Services Data Set

Terrorist and Insurgent Organization Social Services (TIOS)

TIOS gives researchers and practitioners the opportunity to better understand conflicts and their outcomes when terrorists, rebels, and insurgents provide social services to theirs supporters.  Read more.

 

Terrorist Insurgent Dataset

Terrorist and Insurgent Organization Social Services (TIOS) V2

TIOS V2 gives researchers and practitioners the opportunity to better understand conflicts and their outcomes when terrorists, rebels, and insurgents provide social services to theirs supporters.  Read more.

 

Irregular Elections Dataset

Rulers, Elections, and Irregular Governance (REIGN)

REIGN describes political conditions in every country each and every month. The dataset is updated monthly to reflect the most recent political events and changes in leadership.  Read more.

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