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Complex systems thinking is experiencing a moment of popularity within the worlds of policy research and practice

Complex systems thinking is experiencing a moment of popularity within the worlds of policy research and practice. It’s an intuitively exciting approach that seems to capture some fundamental truth about our experience of policy: it suggests that policymaking takes place in a system that operates somewhere on the spectrum between “complicated” and “chaos”, making the results of policy interventions difficult to predict. Those who have attempted to study or shape policy might attest to this understanding. — http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2018/10/12/what-are-the-implications-of-complex-systems-thinking-for-policymaking/
Up Next Next → Perhaps due to the variety of definitions of complex systems, there is a lot of variation amongst the claims made for their application to policy http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2018/10/12/what-are-the-implications-of-complex-systems-thinking-for-policymaking/ ← Previous Last week, Nicholson wrote a stem-winder of a piece for IRPP.
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