Serious global challenges require thoughtful responses based on data and evidence, but it seems to be increasingly challenging to discern whether fact or value has triumphed.
OEF Research News
In a new report, our programs OEF Research, Oceans Beyond Piracy, and Secure Fisheries show how illicit activies in the Somali region reinforce each other and add to instability at sea and on shore.
BROOMFIELD, Colo.— In a world in which the unpredictability and insecurity of fragile states have become the norm, a new report by OEF Research, a program of OEF, provides a rare look at how the private sector conducts its affairs in the three fragile jurisdictions of Somaliland, South Sudan, and Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Read more.
In a new report, OEF Research's Dr. Victor Odundo Owuor provides a look at how the private sector continues to function in fragile states.
OEF's latest Annual Report looks back on the accomplishments of its various programs in 2016 and looks ahead to what it hopes to achieve in the coming year.
OEF Research and the University of San Diego's Kroc School of Peace Studies co-hosted California Consensus (CalCon) - Peace through Technology. The 3-day event examined how the intersection between social science and technology can be a powerful tool in preventing and reducing conflict and sustaining peaceful societies.
A new study on life expectancy predicts that people will be living even longer in some countries. OEF Research's Fellow on Evolution and Governance weighed in on some implications of longer lifespans, based on his previous study.
This fact sheet gives an overview of the U.S. refugee admittance process and the current research on the threat posed to U.S. national security by refugees.
This blog post from OEF Research examines whether natural disasters give international actors opportunity to promote long-term peace or inevitably prolong conflict.