Good Governance, Political Conflict

Networks and Coordination in Peacebuilding

January 13, 2021

Sustainable peace requires coordinating work across multiple different areas including economic development, political institutions, and security. This coordination is a challenge, and peacebuilding needs good approaches for setting up and promoting better coordination.

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Access to Somali Loans

New Report Tracks Links Between Development, Violence, and Local Economies

A new report on local economies and conflict examines the relationship between violence and economic activity in Somalia.
Block Chain Helping Governments in Fragile States

Is Blockchain an Answer to Enterprise Development in Fragile States?

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 l

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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.

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.