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Modeling Resource-Based Growth for Development Policy Analysis
(The University of Bergen, 2009-09-11)
This dissertation focuses on the design and implementation of simulation models for development policy analysis, to support a broader understanding of the development process and the identification of effective development ...
Potential Contribution of Existing Computer-Based Models to Comparative Assessment of Development Options
(The University of Bergen, 2003)
Systems Education at Bergen
At the University of Bergen in Norway, educating students to use computer models and to think systemically about social and economic problems began in the 1970s. The International Masters Program in System Dynamics was ...
Application of the Malaria Management Model to the Analysis of Costs and Benefits of DDT versus Non-DDT Malaria Control
(Public Library of Science, 2011-11-30)
Introduction: DDT is considered to be the most cost-effective insecticide for combating malaria. However, it is also the most environmentally persistent and can pose risks to human health when sprayed indoors. Therefore, ...
The effect of prior exploration as an instructional strategy in system dynamics learning environments
In complex simulation-based learning environments, participants’ learning and performance may suffer due to demands on their cognitive processing, their struggle to develop adequate mental models, failure to transfer what ...
Food provision and environmental goals in the Swiss agri-food system: System dynamics and the social-ecological systems framework
An important challenge for the Swiss agri-food system is how to align food provision with environmental goals in the context of increasingly complex conditions. This paper describes a system dynamics model that analyses ...