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Engineering Systems - Ph.D. / Sc.D.

 

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  • Zhang, Xin, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    This thesis analyzes the potential housing bubble in the Chinese urban housing market. Using an operational model built on system dynamics (SD), it explores the unique housing market structures, information flows, key ...
  • Kavlak, Goksin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    Photovoltaics (PV) have experienced notable development over the last forty years. PV module costs have declined 20% on average with every doubling of cumulative capacity, while global PV installations have increased at ...
  • Lightfoot, Shlomiya (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    Environmental assessments, such as those for biotechnology applications, are typically conducted by small groups of expert assessors, but scholars and practitioners are increasingly interested in involving diverse stakeholders. ...
  • Dykes, Katherine L., 1980- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    This thesis takes an interdisciplinary look at wind energy innovation and diffusion through a historical case study and system dynamic quantitative model. The former uses a framework known as actor-network- theory (that ...
  • Breitbach, Timothy W (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    There is no definitive blueprint for ending poverty and increasing prosperity across the globe, but the World Bank argues that inclusive economic growth is critical to achieving global development goals. This thesis focuses ...
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