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van der Ploeg, S.F. (author)
master thesis 2016
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Garay Garcia, O. (author)
Energy reduction has been on the political agenda since the last couple of decades. One of the most common policies to reduce energy consumption has been improving efficiency. However, the phenomenon called the rebound effect may threaten the effectiveness of policies aiming to reduce consumption by improving efficiency. The rebound effect is...
master thesis 2016
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Van Waas, R.P.M. (author)
South Africa has to cope with a varying freshwater supply. In doing so it has constructed over 500 dams that capture half of the countries annual rainfall. Despite this shortages do occur and are expected to become more prevalent due to a combination of population and economic growth and an increase in the variability in the freshwater supply....
master thesis 2015
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De Boer, B.J.H. (author)
Many renowned organizations have come and go in past decades because markets in which they once thrived changed. Many factors can play a role why established organizations are slow to understand and react on external changes that create paradigm shifts. This is a universal dilemma; however established project-based organizations struggle in...
master thesis 2015
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Bildik, Y. (author)
Diffusion of renewable technologies are in the policy makers’ minds since the 1970s to deal with depleting resources and finding solutions to environmental concerns. Therefore, understanding the mechanisms behind a diffusion process becomes quite important for policy makers to manage the process effectively. A new understanding of innovation...
master thesis 2014
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Harmsen, M. (author)
This study designed and tested (by means of a case study) an improved method for systematically reviewing (scientific) literature. The case study focused on the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in the field of human development. Findings with regard to ICT use indicate a potential 'digital divide' as ICT users were generally...
master thesis 2013
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D' Hont, F.M. (author)
The provision of water and sanitation services to citizens living within the municipal boundaries is a struggle for the Sundays River Valley Municipality (SRVM), South Africa. In this municipality, the interrupted operation of the water distribution system has led to perceptions of systemic social injustice that are rooted in the apartheid on...
bachelor thesis 2013
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Zeef, T.R. (author)
This research deals with identifying policies that can stimulate the transition of private combustion vehicles to electric vehicles in Amsterdam, the Netherlands by 2040. As the problem owner, the Municipality of Amsterdam is responsible for improving the air quality of the city. Since road traffic has the largest share in pollution (i.e. 68%),...
master thesis 2012
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Selman, H. (author)
In recent years there has been an increasing interest in the relation between levels of domain specific knowledge of company executives and their companies' performance. In researching this relation we have chosen to research internet companies during their emerging stages in a high growth industry. We have opted to select a data sample of 411...
master thesis 2012
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Yousafzai, S. (author)
The integration of renewables in electricity systems and urban areas loads have resulted in a wide daily price variation with overnight and off-peak prices which are far less than the prices in peak times or high demand period. The high difference in electricity prices makes it desirable to capture through some storage (technological) solution...
master thesis 2012
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Tiemensma, S.L. (author)
The tourism sector of Norway is one of the sectors that aim for sustainability and is the subject of an ambitious project. With an estimated 5% of the total global CO2 emissions coming from tourism, this is a good sector to examine for improvements in sustainability. The tourism sector in combination with the government started the project...
master thesis 2011
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Shi, N. (author)
In recent years, the occasional ineffectiveness in policy analysis to support policy making in major infrastructure projects in the Netherlands has caught our attention in exploring the latent causes and proper tools to facilitate policy making in the Netherlands. Our client, Het Buitenhuis in the Netherlands, has been engaged in facilitating...
master thesis 2011
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He, J. (author)
“The battle for sustainable development, for delivering a more environmentally stable and healthier world, is going to be largely won and lost in our cities.” Klaus Toepfer, Former Executive Director of United Nations Environment Programme said. "Over the past 50 years, humans have changed natural ecosystems more rapidly and extensively than in...
master thesis 2011
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Wieriks, M. (author)
In this research an attempt was made to map the Indonesian water policy network through Social Network Analysis (SNA). Furthermore, the role of the distribution of information and knowledge in this (policy) network with respect to its’ capacity to perform well has been investigated. This research has shown that there are there are some...
master thesis 2011
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Reijtenbagh, R. (author)
Rainwater harvesting is the primary source of fresh water on the majority of isolated and volcanic islands in the Eastern Caribbean island chain that lack reliable sources fresh water. Recent research studies have determined that the microbiological quality of rainwater in cistern systems is generally unstable and can lead to serious health...
master thesis 2010
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Hapsariputri, W.M. (author)
Indonesia as one of the state members of UNESCO committed to achieve main goal of Education for All (EFA) UNESCO which is to improve education quality in the world. The education quality is inseparable from the teacher quality. Therefore the UNESCO and Indonesia put high concern to improve the teacher quality. Since Indonesian Government put...
master thesis 2010
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