Under the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Programme, from within one of the Innovative Training Networks (ITN), and with the support of the funds from the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions on Excellent Research, Julian Torres has become the first member of the AdaptEconII project to deliver his results and be granted the titles of Doctor of Economic … Continue reading Julian Torres the first AdapteconII PhD to defend!
Clermont-Ferrant, France Five ESRs from AdaptEcon (Nathalie Spittler, Ganna Gladkykh, David Collste, Florian Dierickx and Eduard Nedelciu), two AdaptEcon supervisors (Arnaud Diemer and Salim Belyazid) and our Partner Organisation representative (Jenneth Parker) took part in the summer school on Integrated Assessment Modelling (IAM) organised by AdaptEcon supervisor Arnaud Diemer and ESRs Nathalie Spittler and Ghanna … Continue reading Integrated Assessment Modelling Summer School June 2018
Club of Rome report states that inequality reduction and new economic models are necessary for long-term economic and planetary stability. Text originally published on: Stockholm Resilience Centre - published here with permission. https://www.stockholmresilience.org/research/research-news/2018-10-17-a-smarter-scenario.html . Only a profound economic transformation in the next decades driven by “non-conventional policies” is likely to deliver prosperous societies within planetary boundaries, according to … Continue reading A smarter scenario
Farmers hold the key to fulfilling global goals on hunger and poverty. How can we build a more food-secure future in Africa? WRITTEN BY DAVID COLLSTE & MAYLAT MESFIN (published first on rethink.earth, published here with permission) The mouth is ignorant: after eating, it forgets who provided the food”, so an African proverb says. But … Continue reading Opinion/Global goals need African voices
On the 24th and 25th of October, Team AdaptEcon was represented at the 2017 World Resource Forum in Geneva by Dr. Kristin Vala Ragnarsdottir, Dr. Harald Sverdrup, Johanna Gisladottir and Eduard Nedelciu. The event gathered 450 participants from 16 countries and it included 16 workshops and 160 scientific contributions. Our team had the following presentations: … Continue reading Team AdatEcon at the 2017 World Resource Forum in Switzerland
On the 12th of December, the AdaptEconII team successfully passed the mid-term evaluation carried out by Dr. Guy Duke, external expert for the EU Commission, and Emanuela Galeazzi, research executive agency officer. The evaluation was a full day event that took place at Hotel Leopold in Brussels. It comprised of an introduction by each of … Continue reading AdaptEconII mid-term review in Brussels
Three of the ESRs (Marie Schellens, Eduard Nedelciu, and Jennifer Hinton) and three of the supervisors (Dr. Sarah Cornell, Dr. Brynhildur Davidsdottir and Dr. Sylvie Ferrari) in the AdaptEconII project attended the Resilience Conference 2017, held in Stockholm in late August. The conference takes place tri-annually and was hosted this year by the Stockholm Resilience … Continue reading Resilience conference, Stockholm
AdapteconII PhD students, Johanna, Nathalie, Ganna and me visited the System Dynamics conference, July 2017 in Boston. The day before the “regular” conference started we particpated in the PhD colloquim where junior system dynamics modelers get a chance to interact with senior system dynamicists. This interaction was enabled through sessions with open space discussions and … Continue reading System dynamics conference 2017
The Santa Fe Institute (SFI) is a research and education centre aiming to contribute to a better understanding of adaptive complex systems. Established in 1984 and located in New Mexico, the U.S, the institute brings together scholars, practitioners, and the larger society around themes such as invention and innovation in evolutionary processes, mental models of … Continue reading Complexity in Santa Fe
Gross domestic product, or GDP, is defined as the monetary market value of all goods and services produced within a defined geographical area in one year (Bergh, 2009). The main architect of this measurement was Simon Kuznets, but he developed it in the 1930s for the United States national accounting system to answer questions such … Continue reading Can we use GDP as a metric for well-being?