Study Tools for Concepts Related to the Simulation


Topic 1: Math Review

Functions and their graphs
http://www.themathpage.com/aPreCalc/functions.htm
http://www.themathpage.com/aPreCalc/graphs-of-functions.htm#graph2
Powers (>1)
http://www.ugrad.math.ubc.ca/coursedoc/math100/notes/zoo/powers.html
Powers (<1)
http://www.ugrad.math.ubc.ca/coursedoc/math100/notes/zoo/powers2.html


Topic 2: Economic Development

Developing Countries
http://450.aers.psu.edu/economic_conditions.cfm
http://www.bized.co.uk/learn/economics/notes/features.htm
http://www.bized.co.uk/virtual/dc/copper/theory/th16.htm
Production Possibilities Frontier
http://www.tutor2u.net/economics/revision-notes/as-markets-production-possibility-frontier.html
Percent Change
http://www.glencoe.com/sec/math/prealg/mathnet/pr01/pdf/0910a.pdf
Poverty Traps
http://annualreport.novonordisk.com/images/2006/PDFs/PovertyTrapModel.pdf


Topic 3. Public versus Private Goods

MARKET FAILURE
1. Supply and Demand
http://www.investopedia.com/university/economics/economics3.asp
2. Elasticity of Demand
http://www.investopedia.com/university/economics/economics4.asp
3. Market Failure
http://www.tutor2u.net/economics/presentations/aseconomics/marketfailure/IntroductionMarketFailure/default.html

SIR MODEL
4. SIR Model

THEME F: FISHERIES
5. Modeling Fisheries

Topic 4: Sustainability of Resources

More on Market Equilibrium
http://www.tutor2u.net/economics/revision-notes/as-markets-equilibrium-price.html
Consumer and Producer Surplus
http://www.tutor2u.net/economics/presentations/aseconomics/markets/ConsumerProducerSurplus/default.html
Government Intervention
http://www.tutor2u.net/economics/revision-notes/as-marketfailure-government-intervention-2.html
Environmental Market Failure
http://www.tutor2u.net/economics/presentations/aseconomics/marketfailure/NegativeExternalities/default.html


Topic 5: Today’s Major Challenges of Sustainable Development

1. Demographic Transition
http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/education/bitesize/standard/geography/population/population_change_rev3.shtml

2. Biodiversity
http://www.biodiv.be/zambia/biodiversity/biodivover/overview

3. Public Health
http://www.globalissues.org/health/overview/