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Community Based System Dynamics

Hovmand, Peter S. 2013. Community Based System Dynamics. Springer, New York.

Community Based System Dynamics introduces researchers and practitioners to the design and application of participatory systems modeling with diverse communities.

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Fires, Fuel, and the Fate of 3 Billion

Yadama GN & Katzman M. 2013. Fires, Fuel, and the Fate of 3 Billion: The State of the Energy Impoverished. Oxford University Press, New York.

Fires, Fuel, and the Fate of 3 Billion examines the complex nexus of issues at play in the developing world’s use of crude cookstoves– factors such as poverty, energy, environment, and gender inequality. Dr. Yadama is a long time partner of the SSDL and a co-instructor with Dr. Hovmand in the annual Winter Institute in India.

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Simultaneous linear estimation using structural equation modeling

Hovmand, PS & Chalise, N. (2015). In Rahmandad, H.; Oliva, R.; & Osgood, N. Editors. Analytical Methods for Dynamic Modelers. Cambridge: MIT Press.

A user-friendly introduction to useful analytical tools for model building, estimation, and analysis, presenting key methods and examples.