System Dynamics Society

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The System Dynamics Society is a not-for-profit organization based in Albany, New York, United States, whose mission is to further research into system dynamics and systems thinking.


  • Australasia
  • Benelux
  • Brazil
  • China
  • Economics
  • German
  • India
  • Italian
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Latin America
  • Pakistan
  • Russian
  • Student
  • Swiss
  • United Kingdom

Economics Chapter[edit]

The Economics Chapter of the System Dynamics Society is a part of the System Dynamics Society, which deals with different objectives concerning system dynamics. The objectives of this chapter are;[1]

  • To identify, extend and unify knowledge contributing to the understanding and betterment of economic systems through the use of System Dynamics.
  • To promote the development of the fields of Economics and System Dynamics.
  • To encourage and develop educational programs related to the behavior of economic systems.
  • To promote pluralism within the economics profession.

To accomplish these objectives the Economics Chapter proposes to conduct chapter meetings and to publish a journal, newsletter, website, books, and other materials. The president in 2007 is I. David Wheat, Jr., Senior Lecturer in System Dynamics, University of Bergen, Norway. Immediate Past-President is Oleg V. Pavlov,[2] Assistant Professor, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA. And there are currently 71 members in this chapter.

Special Interest Groups[edit]

  • Conflict, Defense, and Security
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Health Policy
  • Information Science and Information Systems
  • Model Analysis
  • Psychology

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Constitution of the Economics Chapter of the System Dynamics Society, Inc.
  2. ^ Oleg V. Pavlov Home Page

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