Foresight: Volume 13 Issue 6


The journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy

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Future scenarios for a depressed region of England: the role of education in creating alternative futures

Eddie Blass, Mary Thornton, Bernice Rawlings

This paper seeks to outline four scenarios developed for the future of the South West Midlands region of England. Like many depressed regions in the UK, the foundation industries


Scenario planning and futurology of the Persian Gulf post‐oil economy

Ali Asghar Pourezzat, Mostafa Nejati, Ghazaleh Taheri Attar, Seyed Mahdi Sharifmousavi

The purpose of this paper is to explore the economy of Persian Gulf countries following a post‐oil economy. This is accompanied with a futurology study and planning of certain


IRENA – Masdar City (UAE) – exemplars of innovation into emerging markets

Nnamdi O. Madichie

This paper aims to highlight efforts of an emerging market economy, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in complementing the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) initiative


Unexpected consequences? Bicameral policymaking shifts through term limits

Christopher Olds

The imposition of term limits in bicameral (two‐chamber) state legislatures could produce unforeseen consequences in the policymaking process. Supporters of term limit rules have

Technology forecasting for residential energy management devices

Tugrul U. Daim, Ibrahim Iskin, Daniel Ho

The purpose of this paper is to forecast the performance and adoption of residential energy management technology (REMT).

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