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  1. It seems that the least accurate (population) forecasts are those published in the period of great historical turning points both economic and political. Several studies analysed the forecasts’ accuracy in Wes...

    Authors: Branislav Bleha

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2019 7:6

    Content type: Research Article

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  2. To address future challenges of planetary decision-making on key ecological and social issues in an increasingly nationalistic world, we propose a new global governance model of technocratic ascendancy that ca...

    Authors: Alice Ba, Kara Ellerby, Daniel Green, Daniel Kinderman, Stuart Kauffman, Matthew Weinert and Saleem H. Ali

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2019 7:3

    Content type: Commentary and Discussion

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  3. Vehicles are increasingly equipped with sensors that measure the state of the vehicle and surrounding road users. Although most of these sensor data currently remain local to the vehicle, the data could be sha...

    Authors: J. C. F. de Winter, D. Dodou, R. Happee and Y. B. Eisma

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2019 7:2

    Content type: Research Article

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  4. Software is the key enabling technology (KET) as digitalization is cross-cutting future energy systems spanning the production sites, distribution networks, and consumers particularly in electricity smart grid...

    Authors: Petri Kettunen and Niko Mäkitalo

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2019 7:1

    Content type: Research Article

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  5. The transport sector produces 23% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions globally. While the mitigation of climate change requires GHG emissions to be drastically reduced, the emissions from the transport sector ar...

    Authors: Heikki Liimatainen, Markus Pöllänen and Riku Viri

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:22

    Content type: Research Article

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  6. This paper centralises the question of what academics in higher education settings need to know about other fields to stimulate cross-disciplinary collaborative work. The concept of ‘knowledge’, while recognis...

    Authors: Nicky Priaulx and Martin Weinel

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:21

    Content type: Research article

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  7. No contemporary major city is sustainable, with current population and levels of consumption, beyond the fossil fuels which have facilitated what has appropriately been called “high-energy modernity.” At prese...

    Authors: Graeme Lang

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:19

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Based on previous studies on corporate foresight, companies and organizations still suffer from the lack of a framework to encounter future economic conditions as well as assuring all relevant external changes...

    Authors: Sohail Dadkhah, Rohullah Bayat, Safar Fazli, Einallah Keshavarz Tork and Aboalghasem Ebrahimi

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:18

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Films can be seen as cultural projections of technoscientific futures. The ways that technoscience is represented in films may shape the way we perceive future innovations and the social implications of such d...

    Authors: Regula Valérie Burri

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:17

    Content type: Research article

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  10. If futures studies aims to become someday an autonomous field of research and application, it must prove that it contributes knowledge, methods, and viewpoints different from those distinctive of other already...

    Authors: Roberto Poli

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:15

    Content type: Research article

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  11. In this contribution, we investigate how results produced in a large-scale participatory agenda setting process differ from results of expert-based foresight studies with a similar aim of informing EU research...

    Authors: Aaron Rosa, Niklas Gudowsky and Philine Warnke

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:14

    Content type: Original Article

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  12. Backcasting as a scholarly and planning approach is increasingly used in futures studies in fields related to urban sustainability as an alternative to traditional planning approaches and a formal element of f...

    Authors: Simon Elias Bibri

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:13

    Content type: Original Article

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  13. The question whether foresight processes are scientific procedures at all is still under lively discussion. In this article, we shall try to give an answer by creating a generic model of such processes and com...

    Authors: Michael Lauster and Stephanie Hansen-Casteel

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:11

    Content type: Original Article

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  14. The relationship between media and politics in Iran is significantly complicated and multidimensional. Although the so-called independent press and news media are being published in a regular basis, the entire...

    Authors: Sara Talebian and Hamed Talebian

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:8

    Content type: Original Article

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  15. Water utilities are facing the challenging problem of planning rehabilitation and renewal of their urban water systems for an uncertain future, which will be affected by climate change, demographic changes and...

    Authors: Stian Bruaset and Sveinung Sægrov

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:7

    Content type: Research Article

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  16. In the present work, a set of future studies were implemented in order to answer the following question: What will the future scenarios be within the next 5 years regarding new technologies in the public educa...

    Authors: Matías Mateu, Cristóbal Cobo and John Moravec

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:6

    Content type: Research article

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  17. The current business environments are increasingly dominated by the networked and systemic conceptualisation of value creation. However, surprisingly, little is known about the explicit and symbolic (inter)rel...

    Authors: Sanna Ketonen-Oksi

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:5

    Content type: Research article

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  18. The National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP) has conducted foresight activities for decades. In recent years, the speed of social change has increased and the complexity in politics and eco...

    Authors: Miki Kuribayashi, Kazuhiro Hayashi and Shinichi Akaike

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:4

    Content type: Original Article

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  19. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardio-vascular problems, diabetes, cancer, multi-skeletal disorders, depression, neurologic disorders and many more are the major cause of health problems and death in...

    Authors: Beatrix Wepner and Susanne Giesecke

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:2

    Content type: Original Article

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  20. Change makers are visionaries who wish to bring change to their respective fields. As technological change is accelerating, it is relevant to consider, how the way and what we teach can evolve with the future ...

    Authors: Vikram Munigala, Päivi Oinonen and Kalevi Ekman

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 6:1

    Content type: Original Article

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  21. Science diplomacy links the two policy domains of foreign affairs and science policy. Competitive thinking and the ways in which this affects global challenges are now putting the globalisation trends in scien...

    Authors: Jos Leijten

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:20

    Content type: Original Article

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  22. Futures studies argue that the future cannot be predicted, but rather alternative futures can be explored and preferred futures can be imagined. Furthermore, our images of the futures can be a resource that in...

    Authors: Ana Nuutinen, Riikka Räisänen and Päivi Fernström

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:18

    Content type: Original Article

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  23. Future scenarios are often used to address long-term challenges characterised by uncertainty and complexity, as they can help explore different alternative future pathways. Scenarios can therefore be a useful ...

    Authors: Eléonore Fauré, Yevgeniya Arushanyan, Elisabeth Ekener, Sofiia Miliutenko and Göran Finnveden

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:17

    Content type: Original Article

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  24. Digital transformation is rapidly causing major, even disruptive changes in many industries. Moreover, global developments like digital platforms (cloud) and IoT create fundamentally new connections at many le...

    Authors: Petri Kettunen and Maarit Laanti

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:16

    Content type: Original Paper

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  25. Mediatisation of the world and the increasing power of social networks, means that consumers’ choices are more and more based on identity play, gaining social currency and self-branding. Furthermore the choice...

    Authors: Hanna Willman-Iivarinen

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:14

    Content type: Original Article

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  26. We are living in a world of increasing interconnectedness through digitalisation and globalisation, exacerbating environmental conditions, severe economic challenges, uneven distribution of wealth, and geopoli...

    Authors: Sirkka Heinonen, Joni Karjalainen, Juho Ruotsalainen and Karlheinz Steinmüller

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:12

    Content type: Original Article

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  27. The present paper provides a meta-study of security and defence foresight documents by the Atlantic Alliance, European Union and various official bodies linked to the Defence Ministries of Canada, France, Germ...

    Authors: Javier Jordan

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:11

    Content type: Original Article

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  28. Scenarios are a well-established methodology used in foresight. In this paper a three-phased process is described to maximise relevance for policy-making of a set of scenarios. As a first step, four scenarios ...

    Authors: Anne-Katrin Bock and Laurent Bontoux

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:10

    Content type: Original Article

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  29. In his book, Markku Wilenius, Professor of Future Studies at the University of Turku, in Finland, applies the concept of the mega waves of change (of 40–60 years each), proposed by the Russian economist Nikola...

    Authors: Emmanuel G. Koukios

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:8

    Content type: Review Article

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  30. Privacy is one of the pressing issues of the digital age. New technologies and surveillance practices continuously present new privacy threats. This paper reports an exploratory qualitative study on non-expert...

    Authors: Matti Minkkinen, Burkhard Auffermann and Sirkka Heinonen

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:7

    Content type: Original Article

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  31. The article sketches three major realms - the realm of world order, the realm of work, and the realm of social policy - that will in all likelihood undergo fundamental change in the years and decades ahead, ra...

    Authors: Volker H. Schmidt

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:6

    Content type: Original Article

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  32. In 1906 and 1907 William James delivered a series of lectures in Boston and New York. Those lectures later were distilled into a paper entitled PRAGMATISM A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking. In 1972 Robert ...

    Authors: John Vodonick

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:5

    Content type: Original Article

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  33. The following paper explores the experience of narrative Foresight applied to the use of the scenario method in Argentina in the light of the contributions of critical Future Studies concerning the narrative d...

    Authors: María Mercedes Patrouilleau

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:3

    Content type: Review Article

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  34. The paper aims to advance Futures Research by outlining the context and development perspectives of business Foresight in Visegrad region (that is in: Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary). Authors app...

    Authors: Anna Sacio-Szymańska, Anna Kononiuk, Stefano Tommei, Ondrej Valenta, Éva Hideg, Judit Gáspár, Peter Markovič, Klaudia Gubová and Brigita Boorová

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2016 4:26

    Content type: Original Paper

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  35. The Future of Learning 2030 Barometer was launched in 2009. It was ordered by the Finnish National Board of Education to support the reform of the core curricula and look beyond the contemporary interests. The...

    Authors: Tiina Airaksinen, Irmeli Halinen and Hannu Linturi

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2016 5:2

    Content type: Original Article

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  36. Modes of organising have an indirect relationship with the new key technologies as enablers of new forms of organisation. The effect is two-fold: first the emergent technologies bring more efficiency to tradit...

    Authors: Sofi Kurki and Markku Wilenius

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2016 4:23

    Content type: Original Article

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