- IA Topic : models
Excerpt:This year’s summer school on "Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models (EITM)" will take place from 16-28 June, 2013 at Mannheim University, Germany. The summer school addresses young academics interested in the highest standard of scholarly research in Europe.
Excerpt:The LIAISE toolbox contains descriptions of different types of knowledge which can be used in the context of policy impact Assessment. With this toolbox we aim to provide two different services: 1) a library of models, methods, good practices, experts and 2) a community platform to collaborate in the field of Impact Assessment. ...
LIAISE Working Paper No.4: The LIAISE Approach for Co-designing Knowledge on Impact Assessment Tools
Excerpt:Impact Assessment (IA) intends to collect evidence on the likely impacts of new policies and thereby minimize unwanted side-effects and maximize the benefits to society. Although it is a requirement in the EC and all OECD countries, the scope and methods vary considerably. ...
The Summer International Symposium on Qualitative, Quantitative and Hybrid Models and Modeling Methodologies in Science and Engineering
Excerpt:The purpose of Summer MMMse 2011's Organizing Committee is to bring together modelers in science and engineering 1. to present qualitative, quantitative, or hybrid models and/or methods in Science and Engineering, and 2. to share their reflections regarding modeling practice and methodologies to participate in informal sessions.
Excerpt:The new model "OUTOPIE" could help to design more effective agri-environmental schemes. It links the farm, field and landscape levels to allow a more accurate assessment of the costs of enrolling specific fields in conservation schemes. ...
Excerpt:The successful applicant will work in a team to adapt and apply the InVEST ecosystem-service models and will then synthesize these results in order to best inform land-use policy at our demonstration sites. Publication of analyses run using data from demonstration sites and presentation of research findings is encouraged.
Excerpt:This Special Issue consists of eight papers dealing with approaches developed in these large integrated projects and several smaller projects, all related to ex ante impact assessment of (socio)-economic and environmental research questions in the context of current European and international policy challenges in agriculture.