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Ouwehand, Christiaan (author)
The primary objective is to explore the relationship between support for Universal Basic Income (latterly referred to as UBI), labor participation, and poverty reduction in the Netherlands across various financial policies. The research also seeks to examine the behavioral responses of Dutch citizens to UBI policies, considering potential...
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Verbunt, Sabine (author)
The reimbursement scheme in geriatric rehabilitation (GR) contains stepwise tariffs depending on both the length of stay and treatment intensity: after a pre-determined number of inpatient days or treatment hours, the total reimbursement jumps to a higher level and then stays constant until the next threshold is reached. These discontinuous...
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Engelhard, Vincent (author)
This study addresses the revenue losses from network congestion of an Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) resulting from the implementation of an Offshore Bidding Zone (OBZ) and explores potential measures to mitigate these effects. The quantitative analysis involves a model that simulates a hypothetical OWF located in the North Sea between Norway and the...
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Schevel, Jesse (author)
Historically, Central Asia and agriculture have had a tempestuous relationship. The collapse of the USSR in 1999 put agriculture fully in crisis. Greenhouses, a flourishing sector in the latter days of the USSR, almost fully disappeared. In attempt to gain self-sufficiency in fruit and vegetable production, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan...
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Bout, Kiki (author)
This study examines the challenges faced by the Customs Administration of the Netherlands in supervising cross-border e-commerce imports under the current European customs legislation, the Union Customs Code (UCC). Through a mixed-method approach, including qualitative interviews, document analysis, and simulation modelling, the study identifies...
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van Kleef, Emma (author)
This research examines the resilience of the water sector after a societal collapse, defined by a significant loss of societal complexity. Through Exploratory Modeling and Analysis, this research evaluates how interconnected infrastructures respond to cascading failures caused by disruptions resulting from a societal collapse. The investigation...
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Brouwer, Annemieke (author)
Responding rapidly to epidemic outbreaks presents significant challenges, due to resource, capacity and time limitations. Anticipatory Action (AA) is a newly emerging strategy in the field of humanitarian aid, designed to preemptively address potential crises. By taking impact-reducing actions before a disaster strikes, AA seeks to minimize...
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Gooijer, Noah (author)
The Netherlands is on the verge of initiating its most extensive maintenance project in history. The Dutch government will have to invest an estimated minimum of 260 billion Euros for the renewal of its aging civil structures like bridges, viaducts, and tunnels. This large maintenance operation is labeled as the replacement and renovation task....
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Ceha, Marlou (author)
Tourists travelling by airplane contribute significantly to the CO2 emissions. The number of flights covering longer distances is rising and, consequently, implies more energy consumption. This leads to a greater environmental impact compared to flights covering shorter distances. Although people are expected to continue travelling, adjusting...
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van Heukelom, Cécile (author)
When a crime is committed, catching the offender in the act has several benefits. Among others, it provides evidence of the offender's involvement in the crime, which simplifies the conviction process. However, to capture an offender in the act, the collaboration of multiple police officers is required. When a crime is being reported through the...
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van Bree, Arnoud (author)
Palladium is a critical raw material that is considered economically and strategically important by various national governments. The palladium supply chain is subject to several supply chain risks, including the geopolitical risk of potential Russian palladium export restrictions. Considering these disruption risks, it is essential to gain...
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Meijnema, Marc (author)
Local governments hardly have a clear overview of their current progress in reducing emissions. This could be explained by the inadequacy of available tools. To address this issue, this research used a design cycle to explore the development of a feasible and useful method for allocating emissions in the road freight transport subsector. Four...
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van Bergeijk, Ferd (author)
Model-based testing (MBT) is applied for the verification of simple simulation models used in modeling & simulation for decision-making. It is found that MBT of simulation models is not discussed much in literature, and that existing case studies on this topic do not give guidelines for test model design. It is established that testing...
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de Vries, Bo (author)
In our thesis, we conducted an in-depth exploration of the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in public sector decision-making, focusing particularly on AI case routing for welfare benefits allocation. Initially, our research was guided by a techno-optimistic viewpoint, presuming that municipalities would inherently benefit from AI...
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Bindi, Ludovica (author)
Greenwashing can be defined as the mismatch between companies’ positive green communications and their activities that are counterproductive to the fight against climate change. Greenwashing companies can undermine the success of climate policies by hiding their climate footprints and prevent policymakers from realizing the need for further...
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Panagiotidou, Aspasia (author)
Transportation systems are pivotal in shaping the economic and social dynamics of contemporary societies, fostering connectivity and opportunities while reducing geographical distances. Despite these benefits, they also contribute to adverse effects such as emissions, congestion, and traffic fatalities. Effectively developing and maintaining...
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Senden, Tom (author)
The global commitment to combating climate change has led to initiatives like the Paris Agreement and the European Commission's 2030 climate target plan. Heineken, aligning with this, has set its own sustainability goals for 2030, aiming for net-zero emissions in its production line and a carbon-neutral value chain by 2040. To address emissions...
master thesis 2023
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Huizing, Zoé (author)
Social enterprises play a significant role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Measuring the social impact of social enterprises presents several challenges, including the complexity of social issues, the need for standardized metrics, and the limited resources available. Obtaining funding is crucial for social enterprises to...
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van de Pol, Dani (author)
The Dutch banking sector is mandated to identify and report transactions that may signify money laundering (ML) activities. Banks have been reliant on rule-based transaction monitoring (TM) systems that flag transactions exceeding predefined thresholds. While such systems are instrumental in filtering potential ML transactions, the inherently...
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Bos, Daan (author)
Substance use disorders, particularly alcohol use disorder (AUD), are a major global health challenge, significantly impacting morbidity and mortality rates. In the Netherlands, around 20% of the population is affected by excessive alcohol consumption, with a notable treatment gap and disproportionate effects on the elderly. Despite increased...
master thesis 2023
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