System Dynamics 21 results

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

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.

Limits Revisited | Blog by Tim Jackson

To coincide with the launch of a new All Party Parliamentary Group on Limits to Growth, Tim Jackson discusses the continuing relevance of the Club of Rome’s groundbreaking report in today’s context and introduces Limits Revisited, a new review of the debate, co-written with environmental writer Robin Webster.

Towards a Stock-Flow Consistent Ecological Macroeconomics | New publication by Tim Jackson, Peter Victor and Ali Asjad Naqvi

Taken together, the suite of system dynamics models developed by Tim Jackson et al represent the first steps in constructing a new macro-economic synthesis capable of exploring the economic and financial dimensions of an economy confronting resource or environmental constraints.

Limits to Growth or Opportunities for Prosperity? | APPG launch

We are pleased to announce the launch of the new APPG on Limits to Growth, for which CUSP will be providing the secretariat. The inaugural event will take place at the House of Commons, on 19 April 2016.

Spending time in a low carbon society: Less stuff, more fun? | Seminar w/ Angela Druckman

Can we have more fun, while using less ‘stuff’? In this talk Co-Investigator Angela Druckman will consider what makes us happy, how we currently use our time, and the environmental impacts of our different activities.

Sustainability and HM Treasury inquiry | Evidence submission

The Environmental Audit Committee has invited written evidence on the role of HM Treasury in relation to sustainable development and environmental protection, CUSP submitted a response.