November 21, 2012

Will the World Be More Peaceful in 2050?

Liat Clark, Wired UK

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An upcoming paper by a political scientist will claim that in 40 years world conflict will plummet, with the greatest decrease occurring in the Middle East.

Håvard Hegre, a professor in the department of Political Science at the University of Oslo, carried out a series of statistical analyses to come to the conclusion, in collaboration with the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).

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TAGGED: World Affairs, Conflicts, Simulation, Political Science