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Understanding dynamic availability risk of critical materials: The role and evolution of market analysis and modeling

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Show simple item record Olivetti, Elsa A. Field III, Frank R Kirchain Jr, Randolph E 2017-12-07T20:03:42Z 2017-12-07T20:03:42Z 2015-06
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dc.description.abstract Many advanced energy technologies are fundamentally “materials-dependent”; they are enabled directly by, or designed around, a particular material or materials. Society's acute dependence on materials has increased in recent years as these technologies tap into an ever broader range of the periodic table and, therefore, into a broader set of underdeveloped and complex supply chains. Ultimately, concern around the supply of materials strategic to energy and security interests has led to the development of a range of systems used to assess criticality—the confluence of vulnerability and risk. Concerning the assessment of criticality risk, this review accomplishes two primary goals. First, through a review of several broad assessments of criticality metrics, we identify those metrics that incorporate assessment of future production and consumption. We review the methods that have been applied to project production and consumption along two axes, one around degree of detail or granularity pursued by the model and the second around the degree to which market function is modeled endogenously. Regarding the second, material projection methods can be broadly classified as (a) those which project material flows only and (b) those which use market modeling to explicitly simulate (endogenously) the associated economic behavior and its implication on material flows. en_US
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dc.publisher Cambridge University Press en_US
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dc.rights Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike en_US
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dc.source Prof. Olivetti via Erja Kajosalo en_US
dc.title Understanding dynamic availability risk of critical materials: The role and evolution of market analysis and modeling en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.citation Olivetti, Elsa et al. “Understanding Dynamic Availability Risk of Critical Materials: The Role and Evolution of Market Analysis and Modeling.” MRS Energy & Sustainability 2 (2015) © 2015 Materials Research Society en_US
dc.contributor.department Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Materials Science and Engineering en_US
dc.contributor.department Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division en_US
dc.contributor.approver Olivetti, Elsa A. en_US
dc.contributor.mitauthor Olivetti, Elsa A.
dc.contributor.mitauthor Field III, Frank R
dc.contributor.mitauthor Kirchain Jr, Randolph E
dc.relation.journal MRS Energy & Sustainability en_US
dc.identifier.mitlicense OPEN_ACCESS_POLICY en_US
dc.eprint.version Author's final manuscript en_US
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dspace.orderedauthors Olivetti, Elsa; Field, Frank; Kirchain, Randolph en_US
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