IIASA models, tools, and data are developed in collaboration with partners to tackle challenges at global, regional, national, and sub-national levels.
Read how IIASA works with research partners across the globe to deliver world-class research.
Science and policy must work together to achieve a sustainable future for humanity.
Guest Senior Research Scholar Exploratory Modeling of Human-natural Systems Research Group - Advancing Systems Analysis Program
+43(0) 2236 807 614
Gerald Silverberg studied physics and mathematics at Cornell and Harvard Universities in the USA. He worked as a science journalist in New York before moving to Europe and studying economics and economic history, as well as mathematical systems theory. He was a Research Associate at the University of Stuttgart from 1983 to 1987 with primary responsibility for a research project on technical change and the theory of self-organisation, sponsored by the German Research Council (DFG). In 1987 he was employed by the International Federation of Institutes for Advanced Study (IFIAS); since January 1988 he has been a Senior Research Fellow at the Maastricht Economic and Social Research and Training Centre on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
Dr. Silverberg first worked at IIASA in 1995/96. He returned to the Institute in July 2006 and is currently working with the DYN Program.
Last update: 14 JUL 2009
Silverberg, G. (2011). Complexity and Co-evolution: Continuity and Change in Socio-economic Systems (Review of the book by Elizabeth Garnsey and James McGlade. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham: 2006). [[Economica]], 78(309):188-190 (January 2011) (Published online 14 December 2010)
Cantono, S. & Silverberg, G. (2009). A percolation model of eco-innovation diffusion: The relationship between diffusion, learning economies and subsidies. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 76 (4), 487-496. 10.1016/j.techfore.2008.04.010.
Silverberg, G. & Verspagen, B. (2007). Self-organization of R&D search in complex technology spaces. Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination 2 (2), 211-229. 10.1007/s11403-006-0008-5.
Silverberg, G. & Verspagen, B. (2007). Self-organization of R&D search in complex technology spaces. Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination 2 (2), 195-210. 10.1007/s11403-007-0023-1.
Schweitzer, F. & Silverberg, G. (2006). Konkurrenz, selektion und innovation in oeconomischen systemen. In: Irreversible Prozesse und Selbstorganisation. Eds. Poeschel, , Malchow, H. & Schimansky-Geier, L., Berlin: Logos Verlag Berlin. ISBN 978-3-8325-1350-4
Silverberg, G. (2006). Long waves in global warfare and maritime hegemony? A complex systems perspective. In: Kondratieff Waves, Warface and World Security. Eds. Devezas, T., Amsterdam: IOS Press. ISBN 1-58603-588-6
Silverberg, G. & Verspagen, B. (1995). An Evolutionary Model of Long Term Cyclical Variations of Catching Up and Falling Behind. IIASA Working Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: WP-95-009
Silverberg, G. & Verspagen, B. (1995). From the Artificial to the Endogenous: Modeling Evolutionary Adaptation and Economic Growth. IIASA Working Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: WP-95-008
Silverberg, G. & Verspagen, B. (1995). An evolutionary model of long term cyclical variations of catching up and falling behind. Journal of Evolutionary Economics 5 (3), 209-227.
Silverberg, G. & Verspagen, B. (1994). Economic Dynamics and Behavioral Adaptation: An Application To An Evolutionary Endogenous Growth Model. IIASA Working Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: WP-94-084
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Schlossplatz 1, A-2361 Laxenburg, Austria
Phone: (+43 2236) 807 0 Fax:(+43 2236) 71 313