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We Need Complexity Economics
for a Global Future

Joffa Applegate

  • Assistant Research Professor, Biosocial Complexity Initiative, ASU

Complex Adaptive Systems Science emerged four decades ago based on the recognition that complex systems in vastly different domains shared fundamental properties. This insight has triggered a productive research endeavor that is now at the core of all Global Futures related challenges

This talk, hosted by the new School of Complex Adaptive Systems in the new College of Global Futures, features Joffa M. Applegate—member of ASU's Complex Systems Research Group, Policy Informatics at the Decision Theater, and the Global Climate Forum.

Applegate's talk will explore complexity economics—a catch-all phrase for recent advances in heterodox economics—and how the developing ASU vision of CE is vital for understanding global futures.

Future Friday Complexity Series Talks
• March 12: Michael Barton - Computing Complexity for the Past and Future of a Socio-Natural Planet
• March 26: Erik Johnston - How Smart Cities can Harness Complexity to Improve the Curiosity of Communities
• April 9: Deryc Painter - Innovation in the Great Acceleration
• April 23: Bryan Daniels - Understanding the Logic of Adaptive Collective Behavior

Friday, February 26, 2021
11 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.