Synthetic data experiments using system dynamics models: A survey of results and a research agenda

Authors

  • Catherine M. Crawford,

    Assistant Professor
    1. Human Services Studies, N 132 Martha van Rensselaer Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, U.S.A.
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    • service studies at Cornell University. She received her Ph.D. degree in public administration from the Rockefeller College, State University of New York at Albany. Her research interests include health policy issues and exploring alternative designs in program evaluation.

  • David F. Andersen,

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    • Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, State University of New York at Albany, and Director of the Rockefeller Institute of Government. His teaching and research focuses on the application of system dynamics to public policy problems, decision making in the public sector, and public information resource management. He currently serves the System Dynamics Society as vice president for publications.

  • George P. Richardson

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    • Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, State University of New York at Albany. He is coauthor of Introduction to System Dynamics Modeling with DYNAMO and executive editor of the System Dynamics Review.


Abstract

In this section the System Dynamics Review presents problems having the potential to stimulate system dynamics research. Articles may address real-world dynamic problems that could be approached fruitfully from the system dynamics perspective, or methodological problems affecting the field. A paper submitted to the Research Problems section should concisely motivate and define a problem and start a process of conceptualization or formulation that can open the way for further studies. Manuscripts not exceeding 2,000 words should be sent to George P. Richardson, Milne 308, Rockefeller College, S.U.N.Y., Albany, NY 12222, U.S.A.

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