Foresight: Volume 11 Issue 1


The journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy

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On state pensions and social security systems

Ioannis A. Kaskarelis

The purpose of this paper is to show that the crisis of social security and state pension systems in the ageing industrial societies is actually a crisis of the model of social


Weighing foresight with due diligence and the precautionary principle

Jacques Richardson

The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate with examples the prudence of using or not using ample precautions before launching a strategy or plan of foresight.


A comprehensive review of Turkish technology foresight project

Tugrul Daim, Nuri Basoglu, Orhan Dursun, Ozcan Saritas, Pisek Gerdsri

The purpose of this paper is to review and analyse Vision 2023: the Turkish National Technology Foresight project. The paper aims to review the process of conducting the project

Forecasting quantitatively using micro/meso/macro‐economics with scenarios for qualitative balance

Simon Forge

The purpose of the paper is to report on a novel approach to assessing long‐term policy and technology impacts. This approach combines a qualitative forecast with a tri‐level


Futures research at the frontiers of mind

Marcus Anthony

The main purpose of this paper is to introduce futures researchers to simple and practical ways they can employ intuitive intelligence to enhance their research.

Bridge to the future: connect your strategies in an interconnected world

Shiladitya Dasgupta, Debashish Sanyal

The chief contention of this paper is that, in today's interconnected world sustainable competitive advantage depends on two factors: how well networked a firm is; and how well

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