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Model the Future

International Futures – a modeling system
by Barry Hughes, Professor at the GSIS, Member of the Club of Rome


International Futures (IFs) is a large-scale, long-term, integrated global modeling system. It represents demographic, economic, energy, agricultural, socio-political, and environmental subsystems for 183 countries interacting in the global system. The central purpose of IFs is to facilitate exploration of global futures through alternative scenarios. The model is integrated with a large database containing values for its many foundational data series since 1980. Through the link below IFs is freely available to users both on-line and in downloadable form.


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