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Nallacheruvu, Vamsi Krishna (author)
With the increasing Green House Gas emissions around the world, adoption of sustainable energy technologies is beginning to take a prominent role. As a part of its 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, India has been getting more ambitious in its targets for reducing the emissions intensity of GDP. Both at the central as well as state governments,...
master thesis 2019
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Ingwersen, Mylène (author)
This thesis investigates the effect of technological progress on the Dutch labour market. For this, a replication of the Frey and Osborne (2013) study on Dutch data is conducted. The application of the FO model has shown that approximately 12\% of the Dutch workers are at high risk of being replaced due to technological developments. Moreover,...
master thesis 2019
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Karampekios, Antonios (author)
Greece was amongst the first countries to be hit after the outburst of the European financial crisis in 2008. The crisis revealed the underlying intra-Eurozone macroeconomic imbalances and turned the attention of the global community and investors towards the very high level of Greek public debt. Private investments in the Greek economy also...
master thesis 2019
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Lingeswaran, Shajeeshan (author)
Integrated Assessment Models (IAMs) are aiming to shed light on the cost-benefit of climate mitigations. However, current IAMs are depicted with a wide range of weaknesses. Next, to questionable assumptions of model functions, such as the damage function, IAMs are inadequate at addressing deeply uncertain parameters, such as the equilibrium...
master thesis 2019
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Zamian Danilow, Rodolfo (author)
National policies that seek to stimulate the energy transition require attention with the requirement for generation sources that can compensate for moments when wind and solar plants are not available. Electricity supply needs to adjust to demand in real-time, at least until energy storage becomes commercially viable, otherwise the energy...
master thesis 2018
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Pathmanathan, Vimal (author)
This thesis deals with the current debt crisis is Sri Lanka, which was brought about by rapid development following the end of the civil war, and how best to prevent future debt crises by providing recommendations to policy makers. This thesis makes use of two models, the Balance-of-Payments (BOP) Constrained growth model, and the Flying Goose...
master thesis 2018
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Prasad, Rahul (author)
Twenty years ago, American-style shareholder capitalism, with its focus on maximising shareholders’ value (MSV), was widening its lead (in terms of economic growth) over European-style stakeholder capitalism. Nevertheless, the U.S. economy runs large trade deficits, inequality in income and wealth has risen, and there is a growing disappointment...
master thesis 2018
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Sobota, Vladimir (author)
master thesis 2018
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Posada Henao, Manuela (author)
Authors such as Clough (1955) and Rostow (1960) believed that countries endowed with natural resources could achieve sustainable economic growth. This belief was based on the role coal and oil had during the 19th and 20th century in the industrial development of countries such as Australia, Canada and the United States of America. However, this...
master thesis 2018
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Koens, Menno (author)
These days, technological progress and automation are widespread, but productivity growth and thus overall economic growth lags behind. There is a strong conviction that the declining growth rates are caused by a shortfall in aggregate demand. This shortfall in aggregate demand might be due to the development of a ‘dual economy’. A dual economy...
master thesis 2018
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Abolhadi, Hamed (author)
In the Netherlands, the developing of offshore wind power (OWP) systems is one of options for electricity generation from renewable energy sources (RES-E) for the transition to a sustainable energy system. In 2015, the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) announced that around 6500 MW of total offshore wind capacity required in the...
master thesis 2017
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