Abstract for: Dana Meadows Award Announcement

The Dana Meadows Award was established in 2001 to honor the late Dana Meadows and encourage the next generation of students in the field of system dynamics. The award is given annually for the best paper by a student presented at the annual System Dynamics Conference. The winner receives a cash award, a conference registration and an allowance for travel expenses. The Society awarded its 2011 Dana Meadows Award to Navid Ghaffarzadegan at University at Albany, SUNY, for the paper Beyond Personality Traits and Financial Incentives: Bias and Variation in Medical Practices as Results of Experiential Learning. The Honorable Mention in the Dana Meadows Award competition is David Keith at MIT for the paperUnderstanding Innovation Diffusion in the Presence of Supply Constraints and Price Feedback: The Case of the Toyota Prius.