Project Civil Strife
This project focuses on disaggregation of political conflict. The project disaggregates actors, tactics, time, and space and analyzes conflict-cooperation processes among myriad actors in South and Southeast Asia.
Intelligent Handling of Unstructured Text
This project focuses on turning unstructured text into quantitative data. Historically, we focused on coding English language news sources into events data but have more recently developed capabilities to code “sentiment” and code events from foreign language sources.
Support for the Emergence of Political Violence & Extremism Research Endeavor
This project focuses on analyzing the attitudes of individuals and explaining which factors are associated with the emergence of political violence. We’ve been granted exclusive access to surveys in Pakistan and Iran to analyze and initial findings are forthcoming in two journal articles.
Forced Migration Project
This project focuses on analyzing, explaining, and predicting refugee and internally-displaced persons.
Integrated Crisis Early Warning System
This project focuses on building early warning models of political conflict. Our models are able to forecast occurrences of rebellion, insurgency and ethnic religious conflict with 85%-95% accuracy in 29 countries of South and Southeast Asia.