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Eid, C. (author)
The European policy focus on smart grids implies their development as an indispensable part of the future power system. However, the definition of a smart grid is broad and vague, and the actual implementation of a smart grid can differ significantly depending on the stakeholders involved. Smart electricity grids can be defined as electricity...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Multifunctional flood defenses protect areas against flooding, but
serve other functions as well. Although these types of defenses
can be seen almost everywhere, they pose special technical and
governance challenges.

This book is about a unique interdisciplinary research program
developed to tackle some of the issues...
book 2017
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Jain, Mansi (author), Hoppe, T. (author), Bressers, Hans (author)
The net zero-energy building (NZEB) concept has recently gained prominence worldwide. Large scale adoption and implementation of NZEBs would potentially contribute greatly to greening of the building sector. However, it is still at a nascent stage of niche formation. This paper aims to assess the governance context for adoption and uptake of...
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Alexander, Meghan (author), Doorn, N. (author), Priest, Sally (author)

Legitimacy is widely regarded as a founding principle of ‘good’ and effective governance, yet despite intense academic debate and policy discourse, the concept remains conceptually confusing and poorly articulated in practice. To bridge this gap, this research performed an interpretive thematic analysis of academic scholarship across public...

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Niaounakis, T.K. (author), Blank, J.L.T. (author)

Inter-municipal cooperation is increasingly popular in European countries. Saving cost is a key motivation. This paper analyses the relation between inter-municipal cooperation and cost efficiency among Dutch municipal tax departments between 2005 and 2012. Motivated by the notion that cost savings are ascribed to scale economies, the...

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Gunawan, Helmi (author), Bressers, Hans (author), Mohlakoana, Nthabi (author), Hoppe, T. (author)
Climate policy has a strong influence on policy processes at national levels in Indonesia, while other policies with a focus on air quality improvement are being implemented at local levels. Indonesia as a developing country has committed to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 29 percent by the year 2030. This calls into question the...
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Bontje, L.E. (author), Slinger, J.H. (author)

The cyclic nature of integrated coastal management embodies a learning-based approach. Pilot projects in particular have an explicit learning objective. Whereas learning from (changing) physical aspects is often part of the monitoring and evaluation phase within the ICM cycle, learning from the experiences of people is not structurally...

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Matheus, R. (author)
One of the objectives of opening data is the creation of transparency. However, transparency is an ill-defined concept. My PhD thesis aims to help designers, architects and policy-makers develop portals and applications to enable transparency for the diverse society. Literature will be reviewed to understand the concept of transparency and to...
conference paper 2017
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Kreiken, F.H. (author)
The Internet has facilitated large-scale copyright infringement. Fighting this one case at a time via the standard civil law procedures is costly in terms of time and money. In response, copyright holders have adopted new strategies that they hoped would be more effective at large-scale enforcement. The question is how these large-scale...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Dwivedi, Yogesh K. (author), Rana, Nripendra P. (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), Lal, Banita (author), Williams, Michael D. (author), Clement, Marc (author)

In electronic government (hereafter e-government), a large variety of technology adoption models are employed, which make researchers and policymakers puzzled about which one to use. In this research, nine well-known theoretical models of information technology adoption are evaluated and 29 different constructs are identified. A unified model...

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Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), Rana, Nripendra P. (author), Slade, Emma L. (author), Dwivedi, Yogesh K. (author)

Having its origin in public administration, trustworthiness is a significant concept in digital government research, influencing the relationships between citizens and governments. However, the interrelationships between the facets of trustworthiness are given inadequate attention. Therefore, the aim of this research was to develop a theory...

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Doorn, N. (author)

The focus of the present study is on the allocation of responsibilities for addressing environmental risks in transboundary water governance. Effective environmental management in transboundary situations requires coordinated and cooperative action among diverse individuals and organizations. Currently, little insight exists on how to foster...

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de Vries, Marc (author), van Loenen, B. (author)
In de afgelopen twintig jaar is geo-informatie veranderd van een ‘plekje in de Bosatlas’ tot een culminatiepunt van data. Onder andere data die, zeker in onderling verband, in toenemende mate herleidbaar zijn tot een persoon.
Anders gezegd: geo-informatie kan zo maar een persoonsgegeven zijn of worden. Daarmee is de adoptie, eind december...
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Wiegmann, Paul Moritz (author), de Vries, H.J. (author), Blind, Knut (author)

Standardisation is key to shaping new technologies and supporting major ongoing trends, such as the increased importance of platforms, developing 'smart' technologies and innovating large-scale complex systems. Standardisation plays a key role in shaping the rules that govern these developments and their effects on society. Due to the large...

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Knickel, K (author), Redman, M. (author), Darnhofer, I. (author), Ashkenazy, A. (author), Calvão Chebach, T. (author), Šumane, Sandra (author), Tisenkopfs, Talis (author), Zemeckis, R. (author), Atkociuniene, V. (author), Rivera, M (author), Strauss, A (author), Kristensen, L. S. (author), de Schiller, S (author), Koopmans, M. E. (author), Rogge, E. (author)

This paper explores the connections between farm modernisation, rural development and the resilience of agricultural and rural systems. The paper starts by ascertaining why agricultural and food systems need to change systemically. Evidence from case studies in fourteen countries is used to explore the possibilities for, and drivers and...

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Azizi, Ali (author), Ghorbani, A. (author), Malekmohammadi, Bahram (author), Jafari, Hamid Reza (author)

Although mismanagement of groundwater resources has resulted in their destruction over centuries, climate change is speeding up this process more than ever. On the one hand, urgent action by government bodies is needed to address the challenge. On the other hand, a vast body of literature proves that bottom-up collective action, although...

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Spaans, M. (author), Waterhout, B. (author)

Cities worldwide are challenged by a high complexity of acute and chronic problems, including challenges related to economic development, social polarisation and segregation as well as climate change and ecological degradation. While all of these problems are complex in themselves, they are also interrelated. Addressing them in a meaningful...

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Warbroek, W.D.B. (author), Hoppe, T. (author)
Recent scholarly attention shows increasing involvement of local low-carbon energy initiatives (LLCEIs) in governance and policy, in particular in relation to innovations regarding low-carbon energy and energy efficiency. The future perspective of active citizenship in the production of locally generated low-carbon energy is largely dependent on...
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Gana, J.A. (author), Hoppe, T. (author)
The adoption of energy efficient electrical appliances by households has a great potential to reduce electricity consumption in Nigeria. A well-formulated and implemented policy (mix) to spur adoption is said to be required to drive this process. This article presents an assessment of policies that aim to spur adoption among households, and the...
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Niemann, Ludger (author), Hoppe, T. (author)
A growing number of city governments worldwide engage in sustainability reporting, voluntarily and responding to legal pressures. Diverse practices emerged based on unique choices concerning formats, periodicity, authorship and dissemination efforts. Such design questions and associated outcomes are highly relevant for practitioners yet...
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