Some Perspectives on Linked Ecosystems and Socio-Economic Systems

33 Pages Posted: 30 Jun 2013

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Kenneth J. Arrow

Stanford University - Department of Economics

Paul Ehrlich

Stanford University - Department of Biology

Simon Levin

Princeton University - Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Date Written: June 29, 2013

Abstract

Ecosystems and socio-economic systems are complex adaptive systems, composed of individual agents with their own selfish agendas. This creates challenges for management, which we explore.

Keywords: Ecosystems, Socio-economic systems, Complex adaptive systems

JEL Classification: Q20

Suggested Citation

Arrow, Kenneth J. and Ehrlich, Paul and Levin, Simon, Some Perspectives on Linked Ecosystems and Socio-Economic Systems (June 29, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2287329 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2287329

Kenneth J. Arrow

Stanford University - Department of Economics ( email )

Landau Economics Building
579 Serra Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6072
United States

Paul Ehrlich

Stanford University - Department of Biology ( email )

Gilbert Building, Rm 109
371 Serra Mall
Stanford, CA 94305
United States
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Simon Levin (Contact Author)

Princeton University - Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology ( email )

Princeton, NJ 08544
United States

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