David Keith

Assistant Professor of System Dynamics

Biography | Selected Publications

"Parameter and Confidence Interval Estimation in Dynamic Models: Maximum Likelihood and Bootstrapping Methods." Struben, Jeroen, John D. Sterman and David Keith. In Analytical Methods for Dynamic Modelers, edited by Hazhir Rahmandad, Rogelio Oliva and Nathaniel D. Osgood, 3-38. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2015.

"Natural Gas Pathways and Alternative-Fuel Vehicle Diffusion in the US Automotive Fleet." Keith, David R. In International System Dynamics Conference, edited by Pål Davidsen and Etiënne A. J. A. Rouwette. Albany, NY: July 2014. 

"Charging Choices and Fuel Displacement in a Large-Scale Demonstration of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles," Zoepf, S., D. MacKenzie, David R. Keith and W. Chernicoff. Transportation Research Record Vol. 2385 (2013): 1-10.  (2013)

"Essays on the dynamics of alternative fuel vehicle adoption: insights from the market for hybrid-electric vehicles in the United States." Keith, David R. PhD. diss., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012. 

"Understanding Spatiotemporal Patterns of Hybrid-Electric Vehicle Adoption in the United States." David R. Keith, John D. Sterman and J. Struben. In Proceedings of the 2012 International System Dynamics Conference, edited by Elke Husemann and David Lane. Albany, NY: July, 2012. 

"Understanding Innovation Diffusion in the Presence of Supply Constraints and Price Feedback: The Case of the Toyota Prius." â€‹David R. Keith, John D. Sterman and Jeroen Struben. In Proceedings of the 29th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, edited by James M. Lyneis and George P. Richardson. Albany, NY: July 2011.


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Office: E62-441
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General Expertise
Alternative energy; Asia Pacific; Automotive industry; Clean energy; Consumer behavior; Drought; Electricity; Energy; Energy efficiency; Environment; Ethanol; Infrastructures; Natural gas; Nonlinear dynamics; Operations management; Simulation; Sociotechnical system; Strategy; Sustainability; System dynamics; Water