Joakim Karlsen

Joakim Karlsen
Joakim Karlsen left PRIO in 2013. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

Research Interests

I presented the findings from my masters thesis at IRIS28, a conference in information systems held in Kristiansand 6-8 August, 2005. The paper can downloaded here.


​Languages spoken:

Norwegian, English

Working experience:

2005-2007: Adviser at CSCW/PRIO

03.05: Information architect, Target group analysis and usability testing. (SV's home page)

06.02-08.02 SW Testing, Odim Hitech Solutions
Evaluation of functionality and user interfaces. Developing testdocuments and some programming.

08.94-05.00 TV-Producer
Motlys AS, Faktaproduksjoner AS, TVI AS
Development and production of TV documentaries.

Films: "Glasstaket" shown on NRK television in 1998, "Naboen" shown on NRK television and TV2 in 2000,
"Willys reise" in 1995

05.95-06.99 Editor
Motlys AS, Media Design AS, Tinmen AS, Filmselskapet X, B&L Media AS, Wegelius TV AS
Documentaries, TV-series, commercials, music video.
Films: ”Når ord blir gratis” shown on NRK television in 1997.


2005: Master in Computer Science, Department of Informatics, University of Oslo

Thesis Title,"Narrative Techniques and Design of Political Parties Websites" Abstract and download (In Norwegian)

2003: Cand. Mag/ BA University of Oslo
Computer Science (2001), Cultural History (1999), Film Theories (1992/1993)


Recent publications

All publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Hegre, Håvard; Håvard Mokleiv Nygård; Håvard Strand; Henrik Urdal; & Joakim Karlsen (2013) Predicting Armed Conflict, 2010-2050, International Studies Quarterly 55(2): 1–21.
Raleigh, Clionadh;Linke, Andrew;Hegre, Håvard; & Karlsen, Joakim (2010) Introducing ACLED: An Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset: Special Data Feature , Journal of Peace Research 47(5): 651–660.

Conference Paper

Hegre, Håvard; Håvard Mokleiv Nygård; Sirianne Dahlum & Joakim Karlsen (2015) Forecasting Regime Type, 2014‐2100, presented at International Studies Association Annual Convention, New Orleans, 18–21 February 2015.