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Etiology of Adolescent Pregnancies In Honduras
(The University of Bergen, 2015-06-15)
Honduras is the second country in Latin America with the highest teenage fertility rate. Despite declining over the past years, the percentage of teenagers getting pregnant is rising.
Importance of Financing for Nepalese Agriculture and Economic Development
(The University of Bergen, 2015-05-25)
The agriculture sector in Nepal has not been growing as expected over the last decade. To understand the ongoing dynamics in the Nepalese agriculture sector, the study states a hypothesis that lack of effective and ...
Development of Smoking Behavior in Adolescence: the Case of North Dakota
(The University of Bergen, 2015-07-16)
This thesis describes a modeling project, performed by Oleksandr Ivanov, a student enrolled in European Master Program in System Dynamics, in cooperation with assistant professor Arielle Selya (University of North Dakota) ...
Effects of structural transparency in system dynamics simulators on performance and understanding
Prior exploration is an instructional strategy that has improved performance and understanding in system-dynamics-based simulators, but only to a limited degree. This study investigates whether model transparency, that is, ...
Modeling Cardiovascular Patient Pathways in an Accident and Emergency Department from a System Dynamic Perspective Using a Patient Oriented Modeling Approach
(The University of Bergen, 2017-04-07)
This thesis provides a detailed overview of a system dynamics model that focuses on the accident and emergency department and the clinical pathways of cardiovascular patients at Haukeland University hospital. A patient-oriented ...
How do Zambian smallholder farmers allocate their budget? Evidence of dynamic decision-making based on a Cournot field experiment
(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 ...
Cournot markets in the field: Dynamic decision- making in non-standard markets
(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, ...
System Dynamic Study of Nepalese Labors Migration Trend to Malaysia
(The University of Bergen, 2017-12-19)
This thesis deals about the dynamic of the migratory trend of Nepalese labors from Nepal to Malaysia. Though the remittances contribute significantly to Nepal’s national domestic product (GDP), the higher rate of labor ...
Windows Phone, Doomed or Pushed to fail? A comprehensive analysis of smartphone market with respect to operating systems and scenario analysis for Microsoft to investigate the possibility of better future.
(The University of Bergen, 2017-08-08)
The whole definition of communication has been changed since the time smartphones introduced to the world. Now these small devices play crucial roles in daily life of people around the world and lots of interactions are ...
The dynamics of female labour force participation: How family policy influences women's work behaviour
(The University of Bergen, 2017-08-23)
Female labour force participation (FLFP) in the UK has stagnated in recent decades in spite of policies that have tried to increase the number of women in the labour force. This thesis uses system dynamics to investigate ...