ASA Research Areas

Systems analysis treats the coupled human-environment as a hierarchical system of interacting systems. A particular research question employs one of the three possible levels of consideration.

Levels of analysis

Particular system: focus on decisions taken by a system within a larger system

Interactions between systems: focus on (dynamic) connectivity between systems

System of systems: focus on the state and dynamics of the entire complex system

Correspondingly, ASA’s research is organized around three mutually complementing and cross-fertilizing research areas. 

Research areas



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PUBLICATIONS

Zhang S, Wang D, Hong L, Ren H, Feng C, Liang Y, Kharrazi A , Yu Y, et al. (2020). Co-benefits and trade-offs of environmental pressures: A case study of Zhejiang’s socio-economic evolution. Journal of Cleaner Production 255: e120365. DOI:10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.120365.

Naveed N, Watanabe C, & Neittaanmäki P (2020). Co-evolutionary coupling leads a way to a novel concept of R&D - Lessons from digitalized bioeconomy. Technology in Society 60: e101220. DOI:10.1016/j.techsoc.2019.101220.

Tou Y, Watanabe C, & Neittaanmäki P (2020). Fusion of technology management and financing management - Amazon's transformative endeavor by orchestrating techno-financing systems. Technology in Society 60: e101219. DOI:10.1016/j.techsoc.2019.101219. (In Press)

Horstmeyer L, Pham TM, Korbel J, & Thurner S (2020). Predicting collapse of adaptive networked systems without knowing the network. Scientific Reports 10 (1): e1223. DOI:10.1038/s41598-020-57751-y.

Kaaronen RO & Strelkovskii N (2020). Cultural Evolution of Sustainable Behaviors: Pro-environmental Tipping Points in an Agent-Based Model. One Earth 2 (1): 85-97. DOI:10.1016/j.oneear.2020.01.003.

Zhang X, Zhang Y, & Fath B (2020). Analysis of anthropogenic nitrogen and its influencing factors in Beijing. Journal of Cleaner Production 244: e118780. DOI:10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.118780.

Poledna S, Miess MG, & Hommes CH (2020). Economic Forecasting with an Agent-Based Model. IIASA Working Paper. Laxenburg, Austria: WP-20-001

Hunt J , Zakeri B, Falchetta G, Nascimento A, Wada Y , & Riahi K (2020). Mountain Gravity Energy Storage: A new solution for closing the gap between existing short- and long-term storage technologies. Energy 190: e116419. DOI:10.1016/j.energy.2019.116419.

Avtar R, Aggarwal R, Kharrazi A , Kumar P, & Kurniawan T (2020). Utilizing geospatial information to implement SDGs and monitor their Progress. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 192 (1): e35. DOI:10.1007/s10661-019-7996-9.

Hunt JH , Nascimento A, Diuana FA, de Assis Brasil Weber N, Castro GM, Chaves AC, Mesquita ALA, Colling AV, et al. (2020). Cooling down the world oceans and the earth by enhancing the North Atlantic Ocean current. SN Applied Sciences 2 (1) DOI:10.1007/s42452-019-1755-y.

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