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Simulation based knowledge transfer about the management of complex socioeconomic transformation processes

English title Simulation based knowledge transfer about the management of complex socioeconomic transformation processes
Applicant Kopainsky Birgit
Number 119459
Funding scheme Fellowships for advanced researchers
Research institution Social Science and Policy Studies Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Institution of higher education Institution abroad - IACH
Main discipline Social geography and ecology
Start/End 01.06.2008 - 30.09.2011
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Keywords (5)

planning and policy design; economic development; dynamic simulation; feedback perspective; learning and education

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Publications

Publication
A model-based analysis of costs and benefits of DDT versus non-DDT malaria control
Pedercini Matteo, Movilla Blanco Santiago, Kopainsky Birgit (2011), A model-based analysis of costs and benefits of DDT versus non-DDT malaria control, in PLOS One, 6(11), e27771-e27771.
Measuring knowledge acquisition in dynamic decision making tasks
Kopainsky Birgit, Alessi Steven M., Davidsen Paal I. (2011), Measuring knowledge acquisition in dynamic decision making tasks, in The 29th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, 29th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Washington, D.C..
Providing structural transparency when exploring a model's behavior: Effects on performance and knowledge acquisition
Kopainsky Birgit, Alessi Steven M., Pirnay-Dummer Pablo (2011), Providing structural transparency when exploring a model's behavior: Effects on performance and knowledge acquisition, in The 29th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, 29th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Washington, D.C..
Simulator-Supported Descriptions of Complex Dynamic Problems: Experimental Results on Task Performance and System Understanding
Kopainsky Birgit, Sawicka Agata (2011), Simulator-Supported Descriptions of Complex Dynamic Problems: Experimental Results on Task Performance and System Understanding, in System Dynamics Review, 27(2), 142-172.
The management of trust for stimulating the adoption of improved maize seed in Malawi
Derwisch Sebastian, Kopainsky Birgit (2011), The management of trust for stimulating the adoption of improved maize seed in Malawi, in The 29th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, 29th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Washington, D.C..
A blend of planning and learning: Simplifying a simulation model of national development
Kopainsky Birgit, Pedercini Matteo, Alessi Steven M., Davidsen Paal I. (2010), A blend of planning and learning: Simplifying a simulation model of national development, in Simulation&Gaming, 41(5), 641-662.
Automated assessment of learners’ understanding in complex dynamic systems
Kopainsky Birgit, Pirnay-Dummer Pablo, Alessi Steven M. (2010), Automated assessment of learners’ understanding in complex dynamic systems, in Proceedings of the 28th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, 28th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Seoul, Korea.
Dynamics of enforcement and infringement of Intellectual Property Rights and implications for the incentive function
Derwisch Sebastian, Kopainsky Birgit (2010), Dynamics of enforcement and infringement of Intellectual Property Rights and implications for the incentive function, in Proceedings of the 28th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, 28th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Seoul, Korea.
Exploratory strategies for simulation-based learning about national development
Kopainsky Birgit, Alessi Steven M., Pedercini Matteo, Davidsen P.I. (2009), Exploratory strategies for simulation-based learning about national development, in Proceedings of the 27th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, 27th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Albuquerque, N.M..
Foreign Direct Investment and spillovers in seed sector development. Towards an assessment of the impact of intellectual property rights
Derwisch Sebastian, Kopainsky Birgit, Henson-Apollonio Victoria (2009), Foreign Direct Investment and spillovers in seed sector development. Towards an assessment of the impact of intellectual property rights, in Proceedings of the 27th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, 27th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Albuquerque, N.M..
How can we assess whether our simulation models improve the system understanding for the ones interacting with them?
Kopainsky Birgit, Tabacaru Mihaela, Stave Krystyna, Skaza Heather (2009), How can we assess whether our simulation models improve the system understanding for the ones interacting with them?, in Proceedings of the 27th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, 27th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Albuquerque, N.M..
Model-based analysis: Explorative migration-development scenarios in Cape Verde
Pedercini Matteo, Kopainsky Birgit (2009), Model-based analysis: Explorative migration-development scenarios in Cape Verde, in IOM (International Organization for Migration) (ed.), IOM, Geneva, 122-137.
Model-based exploration of strategies for fostering adoption of improved seed in West Africa
Kopainsky Birgit, Derwisch Sebastian (2009), Model-based exploration of strategies for fostering adoption of improved seed in West Africa, in Proceedings of the 27th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, 27th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Albuquerque, N.M..
Closing the loop: Promoting synergies with other theory building approaches to improve system dynamics practice
Kopainsky Birgit, Luna-Reyes Luis Felipe (2008), Closing the loop: Promoting synergies with other theory building approaches to improve system dynamics practice, in Systems Research and Behavioral Science , 25(4), 471-486.
Learning about Dynamic Problems with Computer Simulators: A Case of System Dynamics Simulation Models
Sawicka Agata, Kopainsky Birgit, Gonzalez Jose (2008), Learning about Dynamic Problems with Computer Simulators: A Case of System Dynamics Simulation Models, in Proceedings. The Eighth IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies , Eighth IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies , Santander, Spain.
Making the value chain work – Analysing the impact of Intellectual Property Management on seed sector development in West Africa
Derwisch Sebastian, Kopainsky Birgit, Pöhlmann Sebastian (2008), Making the value chain work – Analysing the impact of Intellectual Property Management on seed sector development in West Africa, in Proceedings of the 26th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, 26th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Athens, Greece.
Simulation-enhanced descriptions of dynamic problems: Initial experimental results
Sawicka Agata, Kopainsky Birgit (2008), Simulation-enhanced descriptions of dynamic problems: Initial experimental results, in Proceedings of the 26th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, 26th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Athens, Greece.
Automated Assessment of Learners' Understanding in Complex Dynamic Systems
Kopainsky Birgit, Pirnay-Dummer Pablo, Alessi Steven M., Automated Assessment of Learners' Understanding in Complex Dynamic Systems, in System Dynamics Review.
Combining system dynamics and conjoint analysis for the design of sustainable policies to increase food security in sub-Saharan African countries
Kopainsky Birgit, Tröger Katharine, Derwisch Sebastian, Ulli-Beer Silvia, Combining system dynamics and conjoint analysis for the design of sustainable policies to increase food security in sub-Saharan African countries, in Systems Research and Behavioral Science.
Foreign direct investment and spillover in seed sector development. An assessment of the impact of Intellectual Property Rights
Derwisch Sebastian, Kopainsky Birgit, Foreign direct investment and spillover in seed sector development. An assessment of the impact of Intellectual Property Rights, in African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development.

Collaboration

Group / person Country
Types of collaboration
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research Italy (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
- Research Infrastructure
University of Nevada at Las Vegas United States of America (North America)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
Millennium Institute United States of America (North America)
- Publication
- Industry/business/other use-inspired collaboration
Universität Freiburg Germany (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
University of Iowa United States of America (North America)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
ETH Zürich Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
Hochschule St. Gallen Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results

Scientific events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Title of article or contribution Date Place Persons involved
29th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society Talk given at a conference Measuring knowledge acquisition in dynamic decision making tasks; Providing structural transparency when exploring a model's behavior: Effects on performance and knowledge acquisition; The management of trust for stimulating the adoption of improved maize 24.07.2011 Washington, D.C., United States of America Kopainsky Birgit;
2011 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association Talk given at a conference Tracking performance, understanding and learning in complex game-like environments. Current problems of assessment in system dynamic simulation environments 08.04.2011 New Orleans, United States of America Kopainsky Birgit;
5th European System Dynamics Workshop Talk given at a conference Combining system dynamics and conjoint analysis for the design of sustainable policies to increase food security in sub Saharan African countries 23.03.2011 Frankfurt, Germany Kopainsky Birgit;
5th Annual Conference of the European Policy for Intellectual Property Association Talk given at a conference Using systems analysis to assess the impact of intellectual property rights in innovation systems – the case of biotechnology in agriculture 20.09.2010 Maastricht, Netherlands Kopainsky Birgit;
28th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society Talk given at a conference Dynamics of enforcement and infringement of intellectual property rights and implications for the incentive function; Automated assessment of learners’ understanding in complex dynamic systems 25.07.2010 Seoul, Korean Republic (South Korea) Kopainsky Birgit;
4th International European Forum on System Dynamics and Innovation in Food Networks Talk given at a conference Foreign Direct Investment and Tech Transfer in the Seed Sector – the role of Intellectual Property Rights 08.02.2010 Igls, Austria Kopainsky Birgit;
27th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society Talk given at a conference Exploratory strategies for simulation-based learning about national development; Model-based exploration of strategies for fostering adoption of improved seed in West Africa; How can we assess whether our simulation models improve the system understanding 26.07.2009 Albuquerque, United States of America Kopainsky Birgit;
Workshop on MVI proposal Intellectual Property Rights Talk given at a conference Making the value chain work. System dynamics modelling to assess the role of intellectual asset and property management in seed systems 09.12.2008 Wageningen, Netherlands Kopainsky Birgit;
26th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society Talk given at a conference Simulation-enhanced descriptions of dynamic problems: Initial experimental results; Making the value chain work – Analysing the impact of intellectual property management on seed sector development in West Africa 21.07.2008 Athens, Greece Kopainsky Birgit;
Eighth IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies Talk given at a conference Learning about dynamic problems with computer simulators: A case of system dynamics simulation models 01.07.2008 Santander, Spain Kopainsky Birgit;


Knowledge transfer events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Date Place Persons involved
VIth European Mountain Convention Talk 09.10.2008 Brig, Switzerland Kopainsky Birgit;


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