Published on in “Science”, language — English. 130 pages.
Welcome to the new issue of the Journal of Policy and Complex Systems. Included papers range from environmental policy to tax distributions. While the papers themselves are very diverse in the topics they discuss, they all contribute to the main focus of the Journal of Policy and Complex Systems to use some aspect of computational or mathematical models to develop, implement, or evaluate polices aimed at addressing one or more phenomena in complex social systems. More
The world around us is a complex web of relationships connecting people, companies, countries, cells, or species into a system that provides the context for our daily existence. Given this complexity, it is hard to imagine any interesting problem that can be solved in isolation. It is imperative that our policies at all levels (local, state, country, the world), intended to regulate such systems, take into consideration this richness of both relevant system elements and relationships among them. More