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The Shared Socioeconomic Pathway (SSP) Extensions Explorer is a tool for visualizing and downloading quantitative elaborations of the Shared Socioeconomic Pathways (SSPs), which emerged in the literature since the publication of the original set (e.g., GDP, population) of SSP-related indicators. The tool hosts scenarios of indicators such as Gender Inequality Index, Governance, Rule of Law, Human Development Index, and Migration Flows.
Options Magazine, Winter 2023: There has been much debate around the impact of climate change on migration. The international discourses around this topic, however, have often been more politically charged and less backed by science.
In the era of digital communication, myriads of social media and web platforms can be used as vital sources of data, which can help us explore the patterns of how public opinion and reactions are shaped, how new trends emerge, and how the market dynamics work. Being at the forefront of exploring this promising field, IIASA researchers Hossein Hassani and Nadejda Komendantova explain what social intelligence mining is and how can it be used for our collective benefit.