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Barry B. Hughes

March 19, 2019

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Hughes, B. B. (2019). International Futures: Building and Using Global Models. London Academic Press, An Imprint Of Elsevier.

  • eBook ISBN: 9780128134221
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128042717

In March 2019, International Futures:  Building and Using Global Models by Barry B. Hughes was published by Elsevier Academic Press. The volume has two purposes: (1) to explain (by no means fully document) the International Futures (IFs) model system and (2) to place it in the context of the larger environment of global modeling. It thereby is commentary on the state of the enterprise of building and using global models, its strengths and challenges.

Founding Director of the Pardee Center and developer of IFs, Dr. Hughes is a Distinguished University Professor at the Korbel School and now serves as Senior Scientist and Mentor to the Center. His principal interests are in global change, computer simulation models for economic, energy, food, population, environmental, and sociopolitical forecasting, and policy analysis. The fundamental concerns that synthesize these interests are developing effective response to long-term global change and improving the long-term human condition. 

International Futures: Building and Using Global Models
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