Sustainability and Bifurcations of Positive Attractors

Casagrandi R & Rinaldi S (2005). Sustainability and Bifurcations of Positive Attractors. IIASA Interim Report. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: IR-05-086

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Abstract

In this paper we show how sustainability can be rigorously defined by making reference to the positivity of the attractors of a dynamical system. Consistently, the sustainability analysis with respect to various system and policy parameters can be performed by using specialized software for the study of the bifurcations of nonlinear dynamical systems. By means of an example concerning the tourism industry, we show how the analysis can be systematically organized and how easy it is to interpret the results of the numerical bifurcation analysis.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Interim Report)
Research Programs: Adaptive Dynamics Network (ADN)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 02:18
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2016 19:41
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/7756

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