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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Advanced Systems Analysis

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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.

Ilmola-Sheppard L, Strelkovskii N , Rovenskaya E, Abramzon S, & Bar R (2020). A systems description of the national well-being system. Version 1.0. IIASA Working Paper. Laxenburg, Austria: WP-20-003

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.

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