Foresight: Volume 17 Issue 1


The journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy

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Aspirational guidance for wiser futures: toward open-sourced ascension from ego-centric to eco-centric human communities

Oliver Markley

This paper aims to explore and demonstrate how the meme of aspiration can help guide human cultures through an epochal transformation triggered by a global megacrisis and leading…

The next K-Wave and the challenge of global democracy

Markku Wilenius

The aim of the project on which this paper is based is to clarify – using Kondratieff theory of long-term socio-economic cycles – how the next (sixth) wave will look like. The…

Knowledge management and global climate change regime negotiations

Mohamad Zakaria

The purpose of this paper is to discuss some of the important factors that negotiators and policy-makers need to take into account while putting their strategies to negotiate…


Forecasting inflation in G-7 countries: an application of artificial neural network

Sanjeev Gupta, Sachin Kashyap

– The paper aims to evaluate different artificial neural network models and to suggest a suitable model for forecasting inflation in G-7 countries.

The importance of non-equilibrium in the development of economic system (thermodynamic approach)

Štefan Volner

New non-equilibrium systems theory is a very important theoretical and methodological base of survey and understanding of contemporary economic systems and processes. Equilibrium…

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