Santa Fe Institute


"Science has explored the microcosmos and the macrocosmos; we have a good sense of the lay of the land. The great unexplored frontier is complexity."

- Heinz Pagels, The Dreams of Reason

2016 Short Course: Exploring Complexity in Social Systems and Economics

This course is specifically designed for professionals, faculty, students and others who are curious to explore and apply ideas from complexity to social systems. This course has no prerequisites and requires no specific math or science background. Examples of people who will particularly benefit from this course are managers and policy-makers in business, government, and non-profit organizations; industrial research and development staff; medical, social work, and education professionals; journalists; and university faculty and students in any area of science or social science.

To find out more information about custom short courses please contact Juniper Lovato at