Towards Housing System Dynamics is a PhD thesis based on the Dutch housing market.
This PhD thesis aims at laying some of the groundwork for a more systematic application of System Dynamics in the field of housing policy research. It contains a comprehensive review of the available literature as well as four case studies.
The thesis was defended with excellence by Dr. Martijn Eskinasi in August of 2014.
Martijn is a Housing Market Researcher in the Urbanization and Mobility Department at PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency.
You may read the full thesis on the web pages of PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency. It is available in English, while the case studies are in Dutch.
Most simulation models in the thesis were developed using Powersim Studio.