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Tao, Y. (author), van Ham, M. (author), Petrović, A. (author)
Emerging longitudinal research on the relationship between commuting mode and psychological wellbeing draws exclusively from cities in developed countries and the findings are not consistent. Our study contributes to the evidence base from urban China, where rapid urban growth has raised great concerns for urbanites’ commuting problems and...
journal article 2024
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Maga, Poh (author)
This report details the design of a decentralized water treatment system for use in Nepal, which currently lacks improved sanitation for 10.8 million people and a water contamination rate of 71 percent. This contributes to the approximately 140,000 deaths per year from diarrheal illnesses caused by such bacterial contamination. To combat this,...
master thesis 2023
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Tao, Y. (author), van Ham, M. (author), Petrović, A. (author), Ta, Na (author)
Research on the experienced utility of commuting time is dominated by an individualistic view of choice concerning the trade-offs between long commutes and job- or housing-related benefits. The widely discussed phenomenon of the commuting paradox shows that individuals systematically report worse subjective wellbeing as commuting time...
journal article 2023
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Kusnandar, K. (author), van Kooten, Olaf (author), Brazier, F.M. (author)
Governance through self-organisation in which participation is essential has been acknowledged to be important to enable farmer organisations to perform their roles in a sustainable manner. This paper focuses on empowering farmer organisations in developing countries to self-organise their governance to deal with encountered challenges. To...
journal article 2023
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Ndubuisi, G.O. (author), Denis, Yuni (author), Urom, Christian (author), Abid, Ilyes (author)
Productive efficiency has far-reaching implications on the direction of economic growth and welfare. While this has led to an expansive literature on the drivers of productive efficiency, this literature has proceeded without considering the role of energy poverty. Yet, energy poverty affects productive efficiency on several fronts. This paper...
journal article 2023
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Slootweg, Alexander (author)
For most countries, the targets set in the sustainable development goals for 2030 are far from being met. The main cause is a lack of financing, due to the relatively high risks and low rewards associated with sustainable projects. This has caused a financing gap in developing countries of upwards of 2.5 trillion US$ annually, equal to 3% of...
master thesis 2022
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Liu, Zhengxuan (author), Xing, Chaojie (author), Zeng, Chao (author), Zhou, Yuekuan (author)
Geothermal energy (GE), as an ideal renewable resource for building cooling/heating with stability and abundance in energy supply, has been widely exploited in developing countries. The common utilization forms of GE mainly include the ground source heat pump (GSHP), underground duct system (UDS), and abandoned wells energy (AWE) system....
book chapter 2022
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Dhakal, N. (author), Salinas-Rodriguez, Sergio G. (author), Hamdani, Jamal (author), Abushaban, Almotasembellah (author), Sawalha, Hassan (author), Schippers, Jan C. (author), Kennedy, M.D. (author)
Rapid population growth and urbanization are two main drivers for the over-abstraction of conventional freshwater resources in various parts of the world, which leads to the situation of water scarcity (per capita availability &lt;1000 m<sup>3</sup> /year). Predictions based on the World Bank projected population data and the FAO AQUASTAT...
review 2022
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MAZIRE, Shweta (author)
To meet the ambitious renewable energy target of 170 GW, India is eyeing its vast solar energy potential. To tap this potential, it needs large swaths of land and massive infrastructure development. Research in the western countries has shown that renewable energy infrastructure developments has led to instances of injustices at local level. In...
master thesis 2021
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Jitin Gopakumar, Jitin (author)
The research was conducted looking into the possibilities of local manufacturing and assembly of medical devices in low and middle-income countries. Desktop research and expert interviews were conducted to learn the operations of medical devices (and other product) manufacturers. The interview process validated the literature study and also...
master thesis 2021
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Rena Adriana, Rena (author)
SMEs are in the midst of a digital economy driven by the rapid growth of technologies, pushing them to change or be excluded from the system. Compounded by the COVID-19 outbreak, SMEs are required to catch up with the transition quickly. Governments and policymakers have previously conceived numerous policies to support SMEs' digital...
master thesis 2021
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Vannesya Harahap, Nesya (author)
master thesis 2021
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Omar, Normah (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), Said, Jamaliah (author), Sohag, Kazi (author)
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) supports the sharing of information to improve the Quality of Governance (QoG). Many studies found a relationship between ICT diffusion and globalization and between ICT diffusion and the Quality of Governance. This study investigates the influence of both ICT diffusion and globalization in...
journal article 2021
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Yasmin Aruni, Yasmin (author)
Established firms need to go beyond their core business in order to survive rapid technological and market changes, which can be achieved through external corporate venturing (ECV) or the creation of new business external to the firm. This approach requires a firm to develop relevant capabilities. Existing research on capability development...
master thesis 2020
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Ploeg, Matthias (author), Knoben, Joris (author), Vermeulen, Patrick (author), van Beers, Cees (author)
Frugal innovation and related concepts are receiving increasing scholarly attention. While recent progress in the conceptualisation of frugal innovation as a phenomenon has been considerable, insights into the antecedents of frugal innovation remain relatively poor. We add to this literature by systematically conceptualising, theorising and...
journal article 2020
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Sas, Marlies (author), Ponnet, Koen (author), Reniers, G.L.L.M.E. (author), Hardyns, Wim (author)
Only since the beginning of this century, the prevention of radicalization has become an important topic in debates about terrorism and sustainable development in developing countries. Research has shown that radicalized individuals are not uneducated, but have often completed secondary or tertiary education. Additionally, it became clear...
journal article 2020
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Pennings, Rogier (author), Wiegmans, B. (author), Spit, Tejo (author)
With growing urban populations, higher mobility needs, limited available space for transport infrastructure, and the increasing need for more attractive urban areas, these urban areas are faced with a complex dilemma, which gets more challenging by the day. This paper examines the role of flexibility in the relationship between structural...
review 2020
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Reda, Abel Kebede (author), Gebresenbet, Girma (author), Tavasszy, Lorant (author), Ljungberg, David (author)
Urban logistics policies have become instrumental in achieving sustainable transport systems. Developing and emerging countries still lag far behind in the implementation of such policies when compared with developed countries. This exposure gap provides an opportunity for policy transfer, but this is a complex process requiring knowledge of...
review 2020
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Calvel, Alexia (author), Werner, Micha (author), van den Homberg, Marc (author), Cabrera Flamini, Andrés (author), Streefkerk, I.N. (author), Mittal, Neha (author), Whitfield, Stephen (author), Langton Vanya, Charles (author), Boyce, Clement (author)
Early warning systems trigger early action and enable better disaster preparedness. People-centered dissemination and communication are pivotal for the effective uptake of early warnings. Current research predominantly focuses on sudden-onset hazards, such as floods, ignoring considerable differences with slow-onset hazards, such as droughts....
journal article 2020
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Lucas, Charlotte (author)
This research examined the effect of an improved road network on the factors economic growth, road safety, emissions, education, health, employment and tourism in developing countries. A case study is conducted on the country Namibia in Southern Africa. A System Dynamics (SD) model is developed to assess the effects of future scenarios in terms...
master thesis 2019
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