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  1. The advent of fully automated road vehicles is a topic currently getting attention in the field of transport as well as futures research: the technology is assumed to radically change the way we move in the fu...

    Authors: Eva Fraedrich, Sven Beiker and Barbara Lenz
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:11
  2. Certain developed countries have experienced the ‘peak car’ phenomenon. While this remains to be confirmed longitudinally, it looks certain that future mobility in Europe and elsewhere will be shaped by a part...

    Authors: Nikolas Thomopoulos and Moshe Givoni
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:14
  3. In the transport sector, where change comes with inertia and investments are made with a long term perspective, decision makers need to consider how the future may look like in the very long term. The work pre...

    Authors: J. Bernardino, A. Aggelakakis, M. Reichenbach, J. Vieira, M. Boile, J. Schippl, P. Christidis, A. Papanikolaou, A. Condeco, H. Garcia and M. Krail
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:13
  4. In this introduction to the topical collection on the “Future of Transport in Europe”, we argue that European transport regimes are at a turning point and despite the sector inertia, we can detect cultural, so...

    Authors: Massimo Moraglio and Hans-Liudger Dienel
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:12
  5. It is widely recognized that transformation of urban areas are urgent to meet the demands for more efficient and environmental friendly transportation in the future. Although there are general agreements on th...

    Authors: Tom Erik Julsrud and Tanu Priya Uteng
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:10
  6. This article discusses a possible future, in which the network society is deepening to become an internet-based ecosystemic society. The study of the possible societal impacts of the ‘media disruption’ brought...

    Authors: Juho Ruotsalainen and Sirkka Heinonen
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:9
  7. A transformation of our current transport system and individual mobility behaviour is an essential pre-requisite for attaining a desirable future that enables a life within environmental boundaries (“safe oper...

    Authors: Moritz Kammerlander, Karin Schanes, Franziska Hartwig, Jill Jäger, Ines Omann and Michelle O’Keeffe
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:8
  8. The analysis of Wild Cards, potential low-likelihood but high-impact events, in foresight studies is important in order to counter the tendency of decision makers to deny major surprises. This paper presents the ...

    Authors: Aharon Hauptman, Merja Hoppe and Yoel Raban
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:7
  9. If the European energy and transport sectors are to meet the 2050 energy and climate policy targets, major socio-technical change (transition) is necessary. Along with new technologies, changes are required al...

    Authors: Anu Tuominen, Nina Wessberg and Anna Leinonen
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:6
  10. The focus of the present paper is on the development of a methodological framework for guiding strategic decision-making towards the sustainable future development of peripheral small island regions, constitut...

    Authors: Anastasia Stratigea and Vicky Katsoni
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:5
  11. This article presents a way how the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) analysis tools can be combined with the Delphi methodology, and especially with the BCG portfolio matrix analysis. The Delphi Method is one of ...

    Authors: Yrjö Myllylä and Jari Kaivo-oja
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:2
  12. A desirable future critically depends on our ability to ensure the supply of key resources while simultaneously respecting planetary boundaries. This paper looks at the potential implications of living within ...

    Authors: Meghan O’Brien, Franziska Hartwig, Karin Schanes, Moritz Kammerlander, Ines Omann, Henning Wilts, Raimund Bleischwitz and Jill Jäger
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2014 2:48
  13. The enduring crisis in Ukraine presents the European Union (EU) with a conundrum. Should it strengthen its economic and energy ties despite Russia’s growing assertiveness in the hope to solidify its medium ter...

    Authors: Samuel R. Schubert, Johannes Pollak and Elina Brutschin
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2014 2:52
  14. Europe has been facing a multi-dimensional crisis since 2008 with a strong impact on the quality of democracy in the EU and its member states. The continuous loss of citizens’ support threatens the very existe...

    Authors: Markus Pausch
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2014 2:56
  15. A foresight hub within the Directorate General Research and Innovation (DG RTD) of the European Commission will support the decision-making procedures of the EU Horizon 2020 research, technology, and innovatio...

    Authors: Jean-Claude Burgelman, Jarka Chloupková and Werner Wobbe
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2014 2:55
  16. With poverty reduction being one of the five targets of the EU 2020 process, poverty is currently high on the agenda for the European Union and the 27 Member States. The applied methodology of measuring povert...

    Authors: Helmut P. Gaisbauer and Clemens Sedmak
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2014 2:57
  17. Terrorism is a clear context of rapid change, greater complexity and genuine uncertainties. A review of the events that have been going on in Europe shows a great evolution of the threat and the continuous eme...

    Authors: José María Blanco Navarro and Jéssica Cohen Villaverde
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2014 2:50
  18. It is above all sociology and media theory which to an increasing extent are providing impulses for redefining the modern semantics of the concept of time. At the focus of attention here is the explication of ...

    Authors: Friederike Müller-Friemauth and Eckard Minx
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2014 2:47
  19. It is argued in this paper that the intimate nature of language, as well as the intimacy of the senses, form important elements in the theory and practice of futures. Such elements tend to be sidelined as futu...

    Authors: Marcus Bussey
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2014 2:53
  20. What could be the legitimation basis of the European Union (EU)? This article questions the idea of two constitution-making subjects in the EU and claim there is and can only be one constituting subject even i...

    Authors: Erik O. Eriksen
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2014 2:51
  21. The world of transportation is changing. Due to increasing mobility demand, challenges like financing, dealing with emissions and volatile oil prices are accentuated. Decision-makers in the areas of policy and...

    Authors: Merja Hoppe, Andreas Christ, Alberto Castro, Martin Winter and Tiina-Maria Seppänen
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2014 2:45
  22. The focus of the present paper is on the development of a participatory methodological framework, based on the future workshop participatory approach and participatory evaluation tools for planning the integra...

    Authors: Maria Panagiotopoulou and Anastasia Stratigea
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2014 2:44
  23. Foresight involves future-oriented awareness and planning, enabling businesses to respond quickly and effectively to future market threats and opportunities. However, knowledge about corporate foresight practi...

    Authors: Mohamad S. Hammoud and Douglas P. Nash
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2014 2:42
  24. The purpose of the research is to provide a common multi-client platform as a base for further applied foresight work in the packaging sector. It aims to be a reference for a future-oriented strategic dialogue...

    Authors: Carl Olsmats and Jari Kaivo-oja
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2014 2:39
  25. In its critical comparative overview of foresight methods and how they are used by different futures institutes in Europe, North America, and their partners, the text argues that while many futures institutes ...

    Authors: Sarah Lohmann and Tim Tepel
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2014 2:37
  26. While strategic studies on natural resources usually focus on the criticality of certain single materials, our paper starts from the inter-linkages between and among resources (called “the resource nexus”). It ex...

    Authors: Raimund Bleischwitz, Corey M. Johnson and Michael G. Dozler
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2013 2:34
  27. Historically, the capability of predicting the future has always been perceived as a matter of certain inequalities, reflecting the initiation in or access to significant knowledge with regard to the future. T...

    Authors: Blagovesta Nikolova
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2013 2:33
  28. The contribution at hand puts forward the notion of “irritation expertise”: knowing how to push others into a direction not chosen voluntarily. This kind of knowledge, I will argue, is of particular importance...

    Authors: Marc Mölders
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2013 2:32
  29. This article deals with the emergence of Futures Research after 1945 and its production of future expertise. The field of futures research (or futures studies/futurology) was conceptualised in a process of circul...

    Authors: Elke Seefried
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2013 2:29
  30. Within foresight management in general and scenario development in particular, the question is often asked: “For what scenario do I have to be prepared?” Since there are manifold approaches of scenario techniq...

    Authors: Volker Grienitz, Michael Hausicke and André-Marcel Schmidt
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2013 2:27
  31. Thinking about the future in a scientific manner is often characterised by an illusion of knowledge, leading to precarious one-sidedness and false conclusions. The reasons for this are misinterpretations of co...

    Authors: Johannes Gabriel
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2013 2:31
  32. Foresight is a well-known and widely used methodology for the creation of medium and long-term visions of technological, economic and social development. The need for evaluating foresight projects is unquestio...

    Authors: Beata Poteralska and Anna Sacio-Szymańska
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2013 2:26
  33. Since the start of the Arab Spring, the Middle East has been the scene of conflict that resonates far beyond its borders. This paper will argue that the upheavals in the Middle East cry out for a long view and...

    Authors: P. W. F. Van Notten
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2013 2:28
  34. The paper links to the EU funded project titled «Addictions and lifestyles in contemporary Europe – reframing addictions project», acronym: ALICE RAP. The project invited 17 European and three international dr...

    Authors: Jan Erik Karlsen, Antoni Gual and Peter Anderson
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2013 1:19

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