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Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 16 January, 2024

Professor Chris Rauh has been interviewed by the video news channel Macro Hive, which provides global macroeconomic & financial market analysis.

In a wide ranging interview, he explains the hard problem of predicting conflicts and his research into using AI and news sources to predict future conflict zones.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 27 July, 2023

Research into forecasting conflict by Professor Christopher Rauh has been featured in the weekend edition of the National News. Conflict Forecast, a project that uses artificial intelligence to predict where outbreaks of violence will occur in the world, noticed a surge in discussion of military activity in Russian media in April.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 20 February, 2023

The Faculty's Assistant Professor of Economics Alexander Rodnyansky is an economic adviser to Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky. He has been interviewed by the Times, about life in Zelensky's Ukraine war bunker.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 18 November, 2022

The Faculty’s Assistant Professor Alexander Rodnyansky has recently been interviewed on CNN from Kyiv, on the economics of electricity generation.

He has explained that Ukraine went from exporting electricity to the EU prior to the war, to not being able to supply enough of it to their own people now.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 4 October, 2022

Dr Alexander Rodnyansky from the Faculty of Economics has been extensively quoted in the UK’s Guardian Newspaper about the cost of rebuilding Ukraine.

Economics News | Published on Monday, 20 June, 2022

The new model for forecasting conflict, which predicts outbreaks of violence and subsequent escalations into armed conflict has been developed with funding by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO).

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 23 May, 2022

Dr. Christopher Rauh spoke to the NOVAFRICA Sustainable Development Talks series about his research into conflict prediction.

Economics News | Published on Thursday, 5 May, 2022

Forecasting when an armed conflict is likely to break out is notoriously difficult, and history has shown conflict might suddenly appear out of a previously long lived and low-level dispute.

Economics News | Published on Monday, 14 March, 2022

The Faculty of Economics Assistant Professor Alexander Rodnyansky (Christs' College, Cambridge) says, "war will always have a catastrophic impact.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 4 March, 2022

Dr Alexander Rodnyansky, who is currently an economic adviser to President Zelenskyy, has been speaking to news outlets about the effect of the current conflict on the Ukrainian economy and people.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 26 March, 2021

La Vanguardia newspaper has published an article that reports on Dr. Christopher Rauh's new model for forecasting conflict.

Economics News | Published on Thursday, 25 March, 2021
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 27 March, 2017
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 28 October, 2016

Dr. Christopher Rauh and Hannes Mueller have written an article for VoxEU on "Why We Fail to Prevent Civil Wars: A Forecaster's Perspective".

Keywords: Civil WarsConflict