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Modelling ethanol supply, demand and price in the Brazilian macro economy
(The University of Bergen, 2012-06-27)
The Brazilian program for sugarcane ethanol has been greatly successful since its inception about 40 years ago. But the road has been bumpy and today there are still major problems with price, supply and demand stability. ...
Land Use in the Bergen region. A System dynamics analysis of the jobs-housing imbalance
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-31)
The urban development in the Bergen region has been characterized by urban sprawl and undefined expansions of the urban area which gave rise to a geographic imbalance: while the city center of Bergen offers more jobs than ...
Effects of design characteristics of information presentation on perfomance and learning in a dynamic decision environment
(The University of Bergen, 2012-07-09)
This paper examines the effects of using good information presentation design practices on the performance and learning of people interacting with a digital and dynamic decision environment. The research presented here ...
Discrete events in a continuous System. How to model influence factors on capacity in a complex assembly line environment.
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-10)
This study examines the influences of lot prioritisation, scheduling and line balancing on the productivity of a laser assembly line using a System Dynamics model. The handling of single production lots was implemented ...
Gendered Strategies Among Migrants From Nothern Ghana in Accra: A Case Study of Madina
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05-18)
The high level of migration of people from Northern to Southern Ghana is rooted in historical antecedents. The general objective of this study is to explore the gendered strategies of migrants from Northern to Southern ...
Policy for weakening the bullwhip effect from mental perspectives -A system dynamics based study
(The University of Bergen, 2013-08-07)
The bullwhip effect, which is a typical dynamic problem in the supply chain system, was identified over half a century ago. Numerous studies have been undertaken to investigate the cause and the corresponding solutions ...
Impact of peak oil and food based biofuel production on long-term food security. A dynamic policy model
(The University of Bergen, 2008-06-10)
It would, for the sake of food security, be rational to start an agricultural transition to a system less dependant on fossil fuels in good time before a possible energy crisis. It therefore seems a paradox that policy ...
Non-Revenue Water Reduction Programs in Colombia: Methodology Analysis using a System Dynamics Approach
(The University of Bergen, 2008-08-19)
All across the world there are concerns about water availability that invite utilities to perform better as water stewards. One of the ways to get a better performance, both operational and financial, is to reduce water ...
An Integrated Approach to Support Energy Policy Formulation and Evaluation
(The University of Bergen, 2009-11-27)
With the adoption of the Kyoto Protocol (UN, 1997) in 1997 and the recent increase in energy prices, national leaders of industrialized countries have started investigating options for reducing energy consumption and ...
”Vinterfugl i Sommerland”. Om nordmenns levemåte i et lokalsamfunn på Gran Canaria
(The University of Bergen, 2006)