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Clone of Swamping Insight

Todd BenDor

This common archetype of systems that include relapse or recidivism allows exploration of the unintended effects of increasing upstream capacity and swamping downstream capacity. The increase in the relapse rate eventually returns to swamp upstream capacity as well. A social welfare example, based on a TANF case study, from How Small System Dynamics Models Can Help the Policy Process. N. Ghaffarzadegan, J. Lyneis, GP Richardson. System Dynamics Review 27,1 (2011) 22-44 Conference version at


  • 3 years 6 months ago

Clone of Increasingly Indebted To Banks

sara zuleta escobar
The issue of increasing private and government debt to banks is a major concern after the financial crisis of 2008 (see Figure at link given below). In order to understand why our society and government is increasingly indebted to banks we need to understand how our current money system works and why we need a continuous infusion of new money in a growing economy. “Why We Are Increasingly Indebted To Banks?” investigates the reasons behind this and suggest a possible solution.


  • 5 years 8 months ago