Key takeaways: September 2022
The US midterm elections will take place in a mixed economic context. The economy entered a recession in the second quarter of 2022 and inflation rose above 9% in the middle of the year.
Case study: August 2022
WTW, the third largest insurance broker in the world, operates in more than 140 countries and has a workforce of more than 45,000 employees. They offer their clients data-driven, insight-led solutions in the areas of people, risk, and capital.
Forecasting track record: May 2022
When President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo pledged reforms to attract greater investment at the October 2019 inauguration ceremony for his second and final term, we predicted that his plans would encounter serious difficulties.
Key takeaways: May 2022
Divisions between crypto-evangelists and their opponents have never been this stark. Ever since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, Western governments have been concerned that the Kremlin could use cryptocurrencies to evade financial sanctions.
Forecasting track record: April 2022
Opposition groups designated Guaido as ‘interim president’ in January 2019 following the re-election of President Nicolas Maduro in discredited polls. The United States and other countries subsequently recognised Guaido as interim president and handed over control of some Venezuelan state assets to his team.
Case study: March 2022
Oxford Analytica partnered with Virgin Media O2’s PR firm Portland Communications to produce the first-ever Digital Connectivity Index.
Forecasting track record: February 2022
Rule of law, autonomous institutions and media freedom -- unique in China -- long underpinned Hong Kong's status as an international financial centre. Beijing's intervention in Hong Kong's political autonomy has dismantled the political opposition, muzzled civil society and silenced dissent.
Key takeaway: February 2022
To celebrate International Women's Day, we have the honour of celebrating two extremely talented experts at Oxford Analytica: Isabella Bunn and Stina Warnstam Drolet. Isabella is an expert in ESG (environment, social and corporate governance), and is an international legal adviser and Professor of Ethics specialising in global justice and ethical aspects of international economic law.
Case study: February 2022
EY, one of the largest professional services organizations, with operations in more than 150 countries with over 300,000 employees, has a mission to build a better working world.
Forecasting track record: December 2021
By the time Volodymyr Zelensky was elected Ukrainian president in April 2019, we were already examining his promises to break with the past. He soon began exploring fresh routes to ending conflict in the east by engaging with Moscow.
Key takeaways: December 2021
The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on August 9 published the physical science component of its sixth assessment report. Drawing on more than 14,000 peer-reviewed studies, the report summarises contemporary science on climate change and finds that it is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, oceans and land.
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