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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Evolution and Ecology

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PUBLICATIONS

Saviolidis NM, Davíðsdóttir B, Ilmola-Sheppard L, Stepanova A, Valman M, & Rovenskaya E (2020). Realising blue growth in the fishing industry in Iceland and Norway: Industry perceptions on drivers and barriers to blue growth investments and policy implications. Marine Policy 117: e103967. DOI:10.1016/j.marpol.2020.103967.

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.

Palokangas T (2020). Public policy, footloose capital, and union influence. Review of International Economics DOI:10.1111/roie.12478. (In Press)

Naqvi A (2020). COVID-19: Visualizing regional socioeconomic indicators for Europe. IIASA Report. Laxenburg: IIASA

Sills J, Barton CM, Alberti M, Ames D, Atkinson JA, Bales J, Burke E, Chen M, et al. (2020). Call for transparency of COVID-19 models. Science 368 (6490): 482.2-483. DOI:10.1126/science.abb8637.

Antsygina E, Heininen L, & Komendantova N (2020). A Comparative Study on the Cooperation in the Arctic Ocean and the South China Sea. In: The Arctic: Current Issues and Challenges. Eds. Pokrovsky, O.S., Kirpotin, N.K. & Malov, A.I., Nova Publishers. ISBN 978-1-53617-306-2 (In Press)

Luo Y, Pang L, Guo C, Zhang L, Wang Y, & Zheng X (2020). Urbanicity and autism of children in China. Psychiatry Research 286: e112867. DOI:10.1016/j.psychres.2020.112867.

Haug N, Deischinger C, Gyimesi M, Kautzky-Willer A, Thurner S, & Klimek P (2020). High-risk multimorbidity patterns on the road to cardiovascular mortality. BMC Medicine 18 (1): e44. DOI:10.1186/s12916-020-1508-1.

Komendantova N & Neumueller S (2020). Discourses about energy transition in Austrian climate and energy model regions: Turning awareness into action. Energy & Environment: e0958305X2090708. DOI:10.1177/0958305X20907086.

Luo Y, Gao J, & Zheng X (2020). Individual-level and area-level socioeconomic inequalities in hearing impairment among Chinese adults: a population-based study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health DOI:10.1136/jech-2019-213437. (In Press)

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