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Scientific publications

  • Hubert, N., Biely, K., Kamp, L., & de Vries, G. (2024). Do laundry when the sun shines: Factors that promote loadshifting in Dutch households with solar panels. Energy Research & Social Science, 112, 103514.

  • Biely, K., Sareen, S., de Vries, G., Chappin, E., Bauwens, T., & Montagnino, F. M. (2024): Understanding the embeddedness of individuals within the larger system to support energy transition. Sustainability Science.

  • Biely, K. (2024): Agile by accident: how to apply Agile principles in academic research projects. SN Soc Sci 4, 12 (2024).

  • Biely, K. (2022): Guidance through the jungle of behavioral science theories, models, and concepts for non-behavioral scientists. Urban, Planning and Transport Research, 10(1).

  • Biely, K., Chappin, E., de Vries, G., Sareen S. & Bauwens, T. (2022): Understanding the embeddedness of individuals within the larger system to support the energy transition. In: Sustainability Science 17(6): 2173-2175.

  • Biely, K.; Von Münchhausen, S.; Van Passel, S. (2022): Vertical integration as a strategy to increase value absorption by primary producers: The Belgian sugar beet and the German rapeseed case." AIMS Agriculture and Food 7(3): 659-682.

  • Biely, K. & Van Passel, S. (2022): Market power and sustainability: a new research agenda. In: Discover Sustainability, 3(5),

  • de Vries, G., K. Biely and E. Chappin (2021). Psychology: The missing link in transitions research. In: Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions.

  • Biely, K.; Mathijs, E.; Van Passel, S.: (2019):  Causal loop diagrams to systematically analyze market power in the Belgian sugar value chain. In: AIMS Agriculture and Food 4 (3).

  • Biely, K.; Maes, D.; Van Passel, S. (2018): Market Power Extended: From Foucault to Meadows. In: Sustainability 10(8), 2843; 

  • Brzezina, N.; Biely, K.; Helfgott, A.; Kopainsky, B.; Vervoort, J.; Mathijs, E. (2017): Development of Organic Farming in Europe at the Crossroads: Looking for the Way Forward through System Archetypes Lenses.  In: Sustainability, 9(5), 821; doi:10.3390/su9050821

  • Biely, K.; Maes, D.; Van Passel, S. (2018): The idea of weak sustainability is illegitimate. In: Environment, Development and Sustainability, 20(1), 223;


Other publications


Blog contributions

Conference Chair

  • STS conference Graz, 6-8.05.2024, online & Graz

    • Session host: F.1  David against Goliath: Diversity to foster resilient agri-food systems

  • STS conference Graz, 2-4.05.2022, online & Graz

    • Session host: C.2  Understanding the embeddedness of individuals within the larger system to support the energy transition

Conference Presentations

  • Transformations Conference 2023, 11-14.07.2023, Sydney (AUS).

    • Studying interdisciplinary collaboration within a transition research program

  • Beyond Oil 2021, 20. - 21.10.2021, Bergen (Norway) & online

    • Behavioral change for a socio-economic transition: linking system with individual behavior in complex systems

  • 2021 International System Dynamics Conference, 25. - 30.07.2021, online

    • Understanding and overcoming the unfortunate resilience of our unsustainable socio-economic system.

  • The 13th International Farming System Association conference: 01.-05.07.2018

    • Power imbalances in the Belgian sugar beet market: employing systems thinking for a supply chain analysis

    • Vertical integration as future strategy to increase value absorption of primary producers: the Belgian sugar beet and the German rapeseed case

  • The 12th International European Forum (Igls-Forum) (163rd EAAE Seminar) on System Dynamics and Innovation Food Networks: 05.-09.02.2018

    • The structure determines power imbalances: insights from systems thinking by means of the sugar beet case in Belgium

  • 6th Conference of the Italian Association for Agricultural and Applied Economics: 15.-16.06.2017

    • The Flemish sugar beet sector: a systems thinking perspective. 

  • ​56th GEWISOLA: 28. – 30.09.2016.

    • Poster: ​Exploring Farmers’ Conditions, Strategies and Sustainability Performance with the CSP Model

  • 22nd International Sustainable Development Research Society Conference: 13.-15.07. 2016

    • Examining the effect of market power on sustainability: adding another market failure to the sustainability discourse

  • 11th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics: 30.06.-03.08.2015

    • The impossibility of a fundamental transformation of the economic system in times of economic down turn: The example of the United Nations Environment Programme’s Green Economy Initiative.

  • LUCID Early Career Researchers Conference: 08-10.10.2014

    • The United Nations Environment Programme’s Green Economy initiative: shifting the concept with the financial crisis of 2008

  • 7th Ecosystem Services Partnership Conference: 08-12.09.2014

    • Underlying economic concepts of the Economics of Land Degradation Initiative – an example of good collaboration between two different schools of thought?

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