20 July 2015 - 01 August 2015
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
As the 21st century begins, humankind faces a challenge to find a wiser way to utilize Earth’s resources to maintain economic growth, in developing countries as well as in the industrialized world, while avoiding over-exploitation of ecosystem services and other natural resources.
The global economy is still rooted in non-renewable resource exploitation; transition to renewable energy and sustainable resource use will occur only in response to incentives and institutional systems that reflect enthusiastic adoption of the need for change by policy-makers and business. This is a daunting task for many reasons, including complex feedbacks between the institutional and economic system that may lead to path-dependencies that hinder or prevent such transitions.
MSA 2015 provided an intensive and exciting educational program that includes lectures by world-leading researchers on systems analysis and mathematical modeling of critical transformations with global impact, accompanied by interactive seminars at which the School’s participants acquired experience in exploring and working on these topics.
About MSA 2015
The Academy is the third Summer School on economic growth held at Lomonosov Moscow State University. The first two schools took place in 2009 and 2011, and each attracted about 50 students from all over the world.
MSA 2015 is organized in the framework of and substantially contributed and supported by the NordForsk-funded GreenMAR project, and co-organized by the University of Oslo, Moscow State University and IIASA.
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