Obesity Population Dynamics

Client: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Authors/Consultants: Homer J, Milstein B, Dietz W, Buchner D, Majestic E

A system dynamics simulation model was developed for understanding trends in obesity in the United States. Data on population body weight from 1971-2002 were combined with information from nutritional science and demography into a single analytic […]

National Health System Reform Strategy

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Name National Health System Reform Strategy Modelers Bobby Milstein, Jack Homer, Gary Hirsch

Client/Participant Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Client Type Government

 

The Issue You Tackled Proposals to improve the US health system are commonly supported by models that have only a few variables and overlook certain processes […]

National Airspace System

Client: US Federal Aviation Administration

Authors/Consultants: Ventana Systems

For the US Federal Aviation Administration, Ventana developed a comprehensive National Airspace System (NAS) Strategy Simulator. The simulator provides a framework to evaluate infrastructure and regulatory strategy. To achieve realism without getting bogged down in massive detail, the model aggregates participants into communities, each acting in its […]

Logistics Support System for the US Coast Guard

Client: US Coast Guard

Authors/Consultants: Ellis RE

The United States (US) coast guard has started the development of the Integrated Deepwater System, a large-scale system engineering effort to design the next generation system of air, sea, information, and logistics support capabilities for Coast Guard operations. This system will used by the US coast guard to […]

Monetary Policy in Colombia

Client: Central Bank of Colombia

Authors/Consultants: Arenas F, Hamann F

The Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Columbia) and the Central Bank of Colombia cooperated in an effort to recast the bank’s MTM (Mechanism of Transmission Model) into a system dynamics model. This joint effort represents an application of system dynamics to macroeconomics.

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Spatial Planning in Indonesia

Client: Ministry of Human Settlements and Regional Infrastructures Development, Indonesia

Authors/Consultants: Radianti J, Tasrif M, Rostiana E

In pioneering spatial planning management for metropolitan cities, the Ministry of Human Settlements and Regional Infrastructures Development of the Republic of Indonesia, started a project to build a computer simulation on spatial planning. The pilot project was situated […]

Health and Social Care Policy in the UK

Client: UK Government

Authors/Consultants: Wolstenholme E, Monk D, McKelvie D, Smith G

In 2000, the British government initiated a National Health Services (NHS) program aimed at improving the quality of health care services. This long range program included hiring new employees, providing more facilities in the form of intermediate care centers and beds, and access […]

Energy Policy Analysis in Mauritius

Client: Ministry of Renewable Energy and Public Utilities, Mauritius

Authors/Consultants: Bassi AM, Bainac K, Bokhoree C, Deenapanray P

Under the leadership of the Ministry of Renewable Energy and Public Utilities of the Republic of Mauritius and with support from UNDP, the Millennium Institute (MI) has carried out an assignment on supporting formulation and evaluation of […]

Urban Dynamics

Client: UK local authorities

Authors/Consultants: Swanson J (Sdgworld; Steer Davies Gleave)

The Urban Dynamic Model (UDM) is a simulation of how transport interacts with population, employment and land-use over long periods of time, typically ten years or more. It was developed to help understand how transport could contribute to economic regeneration by improving the ability […]

State Planning in Sarawak

State Planning in Sarawak Name State Planning in Sarawak Modeler Brian Dangerfield Client Sarawak State Planning Unit Client Type Government The Issue You Tackled

The Centre for Operational Research & Applied Statistics at the University of Salford was awarded a contract during 2003-2005 to offer a more scientific basis on which to formulate future […]