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Political Conflict

U.S. Policy and Civil War in Ukraine: What Will it Take to Reach Peace?

March 20, 2017

In a turn of events, the Trump administration has recently stressed that Russia must de-escalate violence in Ukraine and be held accountable for Crimea.

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Curtis Bell Presents Forecasting Research at the United Nations

Dr. Curtis Bell presented the work being done by the OEF Research forecasting project at the United Nations on Wednesday March 7.

OEF Research Associate Named Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist

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

OEF Research Fellow Describes Implications of Life Expectancy Study

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

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Forecasting Coup


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.


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.

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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