Co-organised by IIASA, the conference will examine new modelling and analytical approaches to systemic challenges, highlighting the potential of integrative economics. 

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Organized under the auspices of the New Approaches to Economic Challenges (NAEC) initiative of the OECD, the conference will explore how internal social, emotional and rational components of behavior interact to generate observed, often far-from-rational, individual behavior. 

This conference will also examine new modelling and analytical approaches to systemic challenges highlighting the potential of integrative economics. This will include a systemic perspective on the environmental system, the economic system, the social and the financial system. The aim is to demonstrate how new economic thinking and acting are transforming the way we understand the socio-economic system and how it is interacting with the environmental system.

On 6 March, NAEC and its partners will hold master classes with some of the world’s leading practitioners on complexity, network analysis and agent-based modelling.

The organizers include IIASA, OECD, Partners for a New Economy (P4NE), New York University Department of Global Public Health (NYU), Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) Oxford, Santa Fe Institute, European Commission Joint Research Centre, Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, Complex System Institute of Paris idF, European Climate Foundation – Forum for a New Economy, Rebuilding Macroeconomics, and Ecole Polytechnique Econophysix Group and Capital Fund Management (CFM).

Visit this website for more details on the agenda, registration and logistics.