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Kuitert, L. (author), Volker, L. (author), Hermans, M.H. (author)
For financial and strategic reasons, public and semi-public construction clients increasingly depend on private parties to carry out public service delivery. They subcontract operational responsibilities to private parties while remaining socio-politically responsible for ensuring public values. Public administration literature mainly...
journal article 2018
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Balz, V.E. (author), Zonneveld, W.A.M. (author)
Dutch national planning has acquired an international reputation because it provides strong planning guidance while simultaneously being responsive to the particular spatial and political circumstances of different regions and areas. Spatial concepts, like the Randstad, are important vehicles for sustaining this approach. Such concepts...
journal article 2018
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Branderhorst, Stephan (author)
Electric mobility is considered as the next step towards sustainable mobility. Within the Netherlands, as one of the leading countries if it comes to electric mobility, the market share of battery electric vehicles is still limited to 0,2 percent. Many studies are executed on consumer behaviour regarding electric vehicles. But no studies are...
master thesis 2018
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van Goeverden, C.D. (author), Homem de Almeida Correia, G. (author)
In the Netherlands, many (mainly larger) train stations suffer from capacity shortages for bicycle parking as the result of a large increase in the use of the bicycle as a feeder mode. Sharing of parked bicycles with arriving train passengers who are in need of a bicycle for some time would decrease the number of parked bicycles and reduce the...
journal article 2018
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Klamer, Pim (author), Bakker, Cok (author), Gruis, V.H. (author)
The aim of this paper is to examine valuer judgement behaviour, by exploring the manifestation of task complexity in Dutch commercial valuation practice. For this purpose, we adopted a grounded theory approach and undertook 18 in-depth interviews with senior valuation professionals across the Netherlands. Our findings indicate a strong...
journal article 2018
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Nieboer, N.E.T. (author), Straub, A. (author)
It is generally acknowledged that the existing housing stock plays a vital role in attaining national and international energy efficiency targets. As for new building, mandatory regulations can be (and are) developed to attain energy-efficient homes, but energy improvements in the existing stock are, because of property rights, strongly...
conference paper 2018
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Tu, Q. (author), de Haan, J. (author), Boelhouwer, P.J. (author)
This paper establishes a simple affordability model that implicitly incorporates the major Dutch market features to elucidate long-run house prices under a regulatory environment. The results reveal a long-run relationship for house prices under strict regulations. The association among house prices, income, interest rates, and inflation is...
journal article 2017
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Dol, C.P. (author), Boumeester, H.J.F.M. (author)
Increasingly, policy-makers regard flexible labour as a condition for a well-functioning economy, while they also tend to regard home ownership as the superior tenure. These two goals appear to be contradictory, as mortgage lenders prefer clients with a permanent, uninterrupted income stream. For the Dutch context, multivariate analysis shows...
journal article 2017
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Priemus, H. (author), Haffner, M.E.A. (author)
In 2006, responsibility for implementing the Dutch housing allowance system was transferred from the Ministry of Housing to the Tax Authority. It has since been renamed, and is now known as the ‘rent rebate system’. A number of dilemmas have become evident since the 2006 changes. Attention has shifted to how to implement the system effectively:...
journal article 2017
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de Vuijst, E. (author), van Ham, M. (author), Kleinhans, R.J. (author)
It is well-known that socioeconomic outcomes and (dis)advantage over the life course can be transmitted from parent to child. It is increasingly suggested that these intergenerational effects also have a spatial dimension, although empirical research into this topic remains scarce. Previous research from Sweden and the United States shows that...
journal article 2017
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Janssen, Joks (author), Luiten, E.A.J. (author), Renes, Hans (author), Stegmeijer, Eva (author)
Heritage is a highly malleable concept that is constantly in flux and whose substance and meaning are continuously being redefined by society. From such a dynamic perspective, it is inevitable that new approaches and practices have developed for dealing with heritage in the context of planned development. While most scholars acknowledge the...
journal article 2017
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Hoekstra, J.S.C.M. (author)
The Dutch social rental sector often serves as an example for other countries as a result of its large share and good quality housing. However, many things have changed in the sector in recent years. After 2011, the central government has regained its control over the housing associations. This was needed after the unacceptable amount of...
journal article 2017
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van den Broeck, W. (author)
Fossil fuels will run out in the foreseeable future. Out entire economic system is build upon fossil fuels and building up another base for this economic system is challenging. The only alternative for making materials that normally are derived from fossil fuels is the Bio-Based Economy. Materials in this way get made from biomass, such as sugar...
master thesis 2016
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Vos, G.J. (author)
Many breakwater projects start with the selection phase which consists of the consideration of alternatives. These breakwaters are required to protect ports, banks and habitat areas from significant wave action. Moreover, upcoming Design & Construct contracts drive contractors to perform the consideration of alternatives and design themselves....
master thesis 2016
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Venema, C.T. (author)
Both the public and the European Commission have criticized the past actions of Dutch housing associations. A new housing act has become applicable, which would force housing associations to change their conduct on the rental housing market. Important developments include the allocation of households with a low income to social dwellings, a...
master thesis 2016
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De Vuijst, E. (author), Van Ham, M. (author), Kleinhans, R.J. (author)
It is well-known that socioeconomic outcomes and (dis)advantage over the life course can be transmitted from parent to child. It is increasingly suggested that these intergenerational effects also have a spatial dimension, although empirical research into this topic remains scarce. Previous research from Sweden and the United States shows that...
journal article 2015
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Van Emstede, C.I.C. (author)
The special value that is attributed to historic buildings and structures is the foundation of built heritage conservation and preservation. National guidelines and international charters state that the cultural-historical values attributed to a monument must be leading in drawing up and assessing preservation plans for a monument. To indicate...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Dafnomilis, I. (author)
conference paper 2015
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Rongwiriyaphanich, S. (author)
Previous experiences have shown that the implementation of planning policy does not always lead to the originally intended territorial management outcomes. This issue is particularly crucial when policy ideas, institutions, models and programmes are transferred into places with different cultural settings without adaptations (Knieling and...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Mullins, D.W. (author), Milligan, V. (author), Nieboer, N.E.T. (author)
This paper presents the results of an international collaborative study5 of non-profit housing; one of the main alternatives to public housing developed in many countries. The study involved researchers6 in three countries using a common methodology to engage the leaders of non-profit organisations themselves in the research process. The paper...
conference paper 2014
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