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Kocaoğlu, Alper (author)
It is expected that automation and income inequality will have a major impact on the world economy in the 2020’s and beyond. A research conducted by Bain (K. Harris, Kimson, & Schwedel, 2018) claimed that the impact of the economic disruption, which could be triggered by the collision of income inequality and automation, might be more...
master thesis 2019
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de Vrij, Xavier (author)
Uprising innovative technologies like blockchain and the Internet of Things are increasingly changing the energy domain. These disruptive technologies are becoming more mainstream as a result of media attention and are supported by large multinationals like Tesla and Google. This combined with the enormous CO2 emissions due to fossil fuels and...
master thesis 2018
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Ribbens, Frank (author)
The competiveness between businesses is continuously increasing and multi-sided platforms seek to reduce cost, increase efficiency and improve the quality of products and services. This research explored the role of blockchain technology as a driver for business model innovation of multi-sided platforms. This case study contributed to scientific...
master thesis 2018
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Ram, Bjorn (author)
When competing standards are introduced into the market, the firms that introduce the standards often put considerable effort into becoming dominant. Such a face-off is called a standards battle. This level of competition can slow market adoption and increases costs for all those involved. It is therefore important to better understand standards...
master thesis 2018
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Ugolini, Giacomo (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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Boldrini, Nicola (author)
Margot Wallstrom once argued that there can be no sustainable development without sustainable energy development. Despite several organizations already recognized that (rural) electrification leads to socio-economic developments and improvements related to health, productivity and education in 2013, 1.2 billion people – half of which in Africa –...
master thesis 2018
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Castelein, Tom (author)
This research evaluates the Pollution Haven Hypothesis for the chemical sector across the globe. It does so by creating a regression model which incorporates five constructs (market potential, infrastructure, factor cost, governance factors and a measure of environmental stringency) to explain the variance of foreign direct investment (FDI)...
master thesis 2018
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Hup, Ben (author)
Privacy and security are perceived as of great importance. However, readily available Privacy-Enhancing Technologies (PETs) and their development, innovation and standardization is not very forthcoming. Indeed, the dominant business model is privacy invasive: gathering and using private data as part of the business model to safeguard continuity....
master thesis 2017
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Carvajal Rodriguez, Juan (author)
Costa Rica’s electric grid is dominated by renewable sources, mostly by hydropower 74% and with geothermal 12.4% and wind 10.6%. Hence, in dry season when the water levels drop significantly, there are difficulties to supply the national electricity demand (CENCE, 2016). Despite this and the added fact that the country’s has enormous solar...
master thesis 2017
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Gupta, Prateek (author)
Over the course of the past centuries, humanity’s influence on the Earth’s atmosphere and climate system has become so significant as to induce geophysical feedback effects, specifically in the form of a self-reinforcing process of global warming. In order to contain the global warming and prevent the expected impacts of climate change from...
master thesis 2017
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Hatun, Zeynep (author)
Healthcare services in the developing countries are suffering from lack of equipment, expertise and infrastructure. Sexual reproductive health is one of these health areas in which the public health sector is not meeting the growing demand and it is defined as unmet need for family planning. To address this need, international agencies have been...
master thesis 2017
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Promediaz, Adrian (author)
How can a project manager adapt the project plan for an innovation project to the context? This question leads to other matters, such as why is it important for a project leader to adapt the project plan to the context? Firstly, suppose a firm in a market and the executives of the company plan to grow the organization through innovation projects...
master thesis 2017
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Stephanie Kartika Lestari, Stephanie (author)
Niche markets are essential for commercialization of radical new innovations. In a niche market, the innovation is protected while gaining maturity till finally being able to compete with the incumbent technology in the mass market. Along the way towards large-scale diffusion, firms can apply niche strategies as a deliberate and temporary choice...
master thesis 2017
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Saleem, Fouad (author)
Decisions surrounding innovations are often made on a project-to-project basis, and therefore lose sight of the overview of projects, i.e. the portfolio, and fall short on their strategic orientation. The research explores how innovation portfolio management can benefit innovation decision-makers in private and public organisations. More...
master thesis 2017
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Rodríguez Alonso, David (author)
During the last decade, the transportation market has experienced a remarkable transformation. Unprecedented technological innovation and an increasing concern about pollution and climate change have pushed society towards sustainable mobility solutions. Among these, the main current options for personal transportation are battery and hydrogen...
master thesis 2017
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