News & Events

March 16, 2017

Curtis Bell Presents Forecasting Research at the United Nations

Conflict Trends & Forecasting, CoupCast

Dr. Curtis Bell presented the work being done by the OEF Research forecasting project at the United Nations on Wednesday March 7. The talk was hosted by the UN Department of Political Affairs and included attendees from several UN departments, including the Department of Peacekeeping Operations and the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia. Dr.

March 16, 2017

Global and Regional Nuclear Orders in a Moment of Geopolitical Uncertainty

Global Governance Discussion Series

This discussion was an exchange of ideas among those who embrace the upcoming negotiations as a global effort to delegitimize nuclear weapons and others who see such talks as a distraction from the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons. Expert speakers brought to the UN timely insights and analyses about global nuclear policy challenges as well as an update on US policy debates... more

March 06, 2017

OEF Research Associate Named Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist

Business & Governance

The head of OEF Research's Business & Governance track, Dr. Victor Odundo Owuor, has earned the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) designation.

Somali Elections

March 01, 2017

International Elections and Leaders: March 2017 Update

Conflict Trends & Forecasting, Good Governance, Political Conflict, REIGN DATASET: International Elections and Leaders

After a quiet January, international elections are starting to ramp up around the world. This month, Somalia held its most extensive democratic election in the country’s history.

Research on life expectancy

February 22, 2017

OEF Research Fellow Describes Implications of Life Expectancy Study

Political Conflict

OEF Fellow in Evolution and Governance Dr. Daniel Brian Krupp was recently interviewed about the implications of a study on life expectancy.

Forecasting election conflict at the State Department

February 22, 2017

OEF Forecasters Present at the U.S. State Department

Conflict Trends & Forecasting, CoupCast

Two members of the OEF Research forecasting team, Dr. Curtis Bell and Dr. Stefan Wojcik, presented research at the United States Department of State on Wednesday Feb. 15. The talk, hosted by the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO), focused on OEF Research’s efforts... more

February 10, 2017

Non-State Actors Solving the World’s Most Difficult Problems

Good Governance

From think tanks and foundations, to businesses and other civil society groups, non-state actors are seeking to solve some of the world’s most difficult problems.

French Elections

February 10, 2017

French Socialist Party’s Chances of Winning Aren’t Good

Good Governance, Political Conflict

OEFR Researcher, Stefan Wojcik and colleagues wrote a blog post for the Monkey Cage about the chances of a victory for the incumbent Socialist Party in France.

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