Why Energy-Economy Models Produce Overly Optimistic Indications

29 March 2017

I was asked to give a talk to a committee of actuaries who are concerned about modeling the financial future of programs, such as pension plans, given the energy problems that a...

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The Revenge Of Policy Uncertainty

29 March 2017

Unless someone gets cold feet, the British government is expected to trigger Article 50 on Wednesday, starting the process of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union (EU)....

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Modeling the internet of things: a hybrid modeling approach using complex networks and agent-based models

28 March 2017

Sensors, coupled with transceivers, have quickly evolved from technologies purely confined to laboratory test beds to workable solutions used across the globe. These mobile and ...

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Three Great Minds From Harvard Developed A Mathematical 3-D Picture Language

28 March 2017

Three great minds from Harvard developed a mathematical 3-D picture language that is applicable for a broad range of topics. The new technology is applicable for various subject...

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Latest news

The FAUC ™ is here - a framework and assessment

23 March 2017

The ability to handle positive and negative surprises requires a process of shaping and reshaping...

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Exclusive workshop 'Dealing with Complexity and Uncertainty' in London on April 20th

09 March 2017

By invitation only! An exclusive GloComNet event: Dealing with complexity and uncertainty 1-day '...

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The new GloComNet trailer is live.

01 March 2017

An update of our previous 2015 trailer. Telling the story about how to deal with social complexit...

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Lost Anchors and the Great Financial Expansion - The story of the 2008 global crisis

06 February 2017

Written by Lex Hoogduin and Jesper Nederhoed, "Lost Anchors and the Great Financial Expansion" is...

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Upcoming events

Third Annual Conference on Network Science and Economics

This year's conference, hosted by the Department of Economics at Washington University in St. Louis, will feature a special session on the information and privacy in networks on the first day.More ... Read more


Uncovering and understanding the relationship between elements in complex networks has helped propel Network Science in various fields, including neuroscience. The brain is inherently multiscale an... Read more

Conference on Complex Systems 2017, Mexico

The scientific study of complex systems offers a method for understanding how elements interact to give rise to global properties, while at the same time these properties constrain elements. Bringi... Read more

The 9th International Social Innovation Research Conference

ISIRC is the world's leading interdisciplinary social innovation research conference. The conference brings together scholars from across the globe to discuss social innovation from a variety of p... Read more