System Dynamics 16 results

Achieving a sustainable prosperity requires both compelling narratives of change and robust economic models to deliver them. This theme collates and synthesizes different narratives of sustainable prosperity from across CUSP and from elsewhere. Using systems dynamic approaches we explore the macroeconomics of resource-limited, ecologically constrained econo-mies and test the robustness and resilience of alternative avenues of change.

Integrating Health and Environment | NCSE conference with Tim Jackson

CUSP Director Prof Tim Jackson has been invited to give a keynote presentation at the 17th National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment in Washington, D.C.. The event is hosted by The National Council for Science and the Environments.

The Anthropocene Reading Group 2016-17 | PERC, London

Coordinated by Will Davies, Richard Douglas and Nick Taylor, the Anthropocene Reading Group is meeting regularly to discuss some of the latest literature in the field. The monthly meetings will take place on Wednesdays at 4pm.

Prosperity without Growth: Foundations for the Economy of Tomorrow | New book by Prof Tim Jackson

What can prosperity possibly mean in a world of environmental and social limits? With this substantially revised and re-written edition, Tim Jackson expands upon the arguments of the 1st edition and demonstrates that building a ‘post-growth’ economy is a precise, definable and meaningful task.

Spending time in a low carbon society | RSC event w/ Angela Druckman

Prof Angela Druckman to give a presentation on the embeddedness of carbon in UK lifestyles, at the The Royal Society of Chemistry, 13 October 2016, 6-8pm

Measuring Prosperity? | Blog by Simon Mair

Barclay’s prosperity map has a very limited view of prosperity, focused almost entirely on financial wealth. Yet media reports have been entirely uncritical. We argue that this shows the power and dangers of measuring prosperity.

Global Resource Observatory: the road to Dr Apocalypse | Seminar w/ Aled Jones

Co-investigator Dr Aled Jones to give an introduction into his work with the Global Resource Observatory (GRO), exploring new techniques for the evaluation of systemic and cascading risks generated by shocks to the food-water-energy nexus.

Nexus Thinking | Annual RGS conference w/ Tim Jackson

The debate on limits to growth is now more than four decades old. But recent experience offers new insights into the challenge. As part of the Annual RGS conference, Tim Jackson's talk starts from a critical examination of the conventional vision and explores the possibilities for moving beyond it.

Is the Party Over for Economic Growth? | Panel debate w/ Tim Jackson

Intelligence Squared was hosting a discussion with Prof Tim Jackson on the future of the global economy. Other panelists include Stephanie Flanders and Deirdre McCloskey. The evening was moderated by Kamal Ahmed.

Growth – the good, the bad, and the ugly | St Gallen Symposium w/ Tim Jackson

CUSP Director Prof Tim Jackson gives opening keynote and in-depth workshop at the 46th St. Gallen Symposium, a high-profile annual conference designed to "capture and condense the most relevant debates currently shaping the world around us and making them center-stage."

Analysing dreams; abandoning nightmares | Blog by Angela Druckman

In this blog Angela Druckman explains how CUSP is collating visions of the future, and exploring which types of economic systems may make the achievement of sustainable prosperity more plausible.