Author: Julian Wucherpfennig

Julian Wucherpfennig is Assistant Professor of International Affairs and Security at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin.

Being Policy Relevant in Peace Research means Forecasting

Driven by the ever-increasing availability of (big) data, as well as computational power and resources, we are currently witnessing an important academic debate about the promises and pitfalls of predicting social and human behavior. Given its potentially disastrous consequences, the prediction of armed conflict and political violence more generally, not surprisingly takes a central place… Read more »