Browsing Department of Geography by Author "Nyanga, Progress"
Lara-Arango, David; Gerber, Andreas; Nyanga, Progress; Kopainsky, Birgit (Lara-Arango et. al., 2017)The Cournot economic model is very useful for representing atomized markets in laboratory experiments. Ideally, such experiments are designed following a set of conditions in order to use the model properly. However, ...Conference object
How do Zambian smallholder farmers allocate their budget? Evidence of dynamic decision-making based on a Cournot field experiment Gerber, Andreas; Lara-Arango, David; Nyanga, Progress; Kopainsky, Birgit (Gerber et.al., 2017)Smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa repeatedly face situations of complex and dynamic decision trade-offs, which include allocating money across short-term and long-term production activities. Short-term activities ...Conference object
Transforming food systems at local levels: using participatory system dynamics in an interactive manner to refine small-scale farmers’ mental models Kopainsky, Birgit; Hager, Gerid; Herrera, Hugo; Nyanga, Progress (Elsevier, 2017-10)Food systems will need to undergo considerable transformation. To be better prepared for and resilient to uncertainty and disturbances in the future, resource users and managers need to further develop knowledge about the ...Journal article