Policy and Complexity in the 21st Century

Policy and Complexity in the 21st Century

Policy and Complexity in the 21st Century The series ‘Policy and Complexity in the 21st Century’ brings together researchers and practitioners to discuss the challenges of policy-making in the complexity of today’s world. The point of departure of this series is the...
Systemic Thinking for Policy Making

Systemic Thinking for Policy Making

Systemic Thinking for Policy Making The Potential of Systems Analysis for Addressing Global Policy Challenges in the 21st Century We live in a period of profound systemic change, and as in similar periods in the past, there is bound to be considerable instability and...
Debate the Issues: Complexity and Policy making

Debate the Issues: Complexity and Policy making

Debate the Issues: Complexity and Policy making The OECD’s New Approaches to Economic Challenges (NAEC) initiative invited experts from inside and outside the Organisation to discuss complexity theory as a means to better understand the interconnected nature of the...
The Energy Transition through a Complexity Lens

The Energy Transition through a Complexity Lens

Essay by Peter M.A. Sloot, Roland Kupers and Bob van der Zwaan, Institute for Advanced Study, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, September 2019 Climate change is an old storyA century ago, in March 1912, a remarkable article by Francis Molena in the journal ‘Popular...