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Funk, Kieron (author)
According to the UNFCCC, the generation of electricity from coal fired power production (CFPP) is regarded as the greatest cause of climate change. Phasing-out CFPP and accelerating the deployment of renewable energy sources (RES) is, therefore, a crucial part of energy transitions for mitigating climate change. The Indonesian government has...
master thesis 2022
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Ferrari, Gianmarco (author)
Blockchaintechnologyhasintroducedthepossibilitytoexchangevalueandinformationthroughtheinternet without the supervision or permission from any third party intermediary. While many private and public entities have seen this as a chance to increase their operational efficiency, other ventures have been utilizing this...
master thesis 2022
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Groenewegen, J.P.M. (author)
This paper is concerned with the question how we should understand cases on property rights in general, and on land economics in particular, in which a remarkable level of growth (or other measures of institutional performance) is combined with so-called ‘perverse’ institutions. That is to say institutions that are not proposed by the neoliberal...
journal article 2022
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Krul, K. (author)
Why do land reforms rarely achieve their desired effects? This dissertation posits that a key to solve this question lies in a closer understanding of the specific workings of property rights. The idea is developed empirically in China’s forest sector, where one of the world’s largest land-reform undertakings in modern times was initiated under...
doctoral thesis 2021
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Govindaraj Ayyanar, Arjun (author)
In recent years, false information on social media platforms has become a centre of attention due to its consequences on elections and public health. COVID-19 has shown how an infodemic fuelled by false information can be detrimental to public health. Existing measures are ineffective. Thus, the thesis takes an exploratory approach from the lens...
master thesis 2021
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Yuan, Dinghuan (author), Yau, Yung (author), Hou, H. (author), Liu, Yongshen (author)
Project duration is one of the methods to measure the efficiency of project implementation. This study identifies the factors influencing the project duration of urban village redevelopment projects (UVRPs) in China. Based on the theory of new institutional economics and behavioral economics, this study develops three hypotheses regarding the...
journal article 2021
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Vink, Jurriaan (author)
The concept of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is often connected to the Circular Economy (CE). According to policy plans, EPR would stimulate the transition to a CE. This thesis studies the role of EPR in the transition to a CE from an institutional perspective. It utilises a qualitative research approach, combining a literature review...
master thesis 2020
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Moncada Escudero, J.A. (author)
One of the challenges of the twenty-first century is the transition to a sustainable energy system. Road transport biofuels can play an important role in this energy transition. Indeed, biofuels have the largest global share as a mitigation measure in the road transport sector. In 2012, biofuels accounted for 3.4% of global road transport fuel...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Kloeke, Jeroen (author)
Privately owned cars are causing negative externalities like pollution, CO2 emissions and extensive use of public space. Car sharing can be seen as a solution to reduce these negative externalities. Still, a rapid transition from privately owned cars to shared cars is not taking place, given the number of shared cars in the Netherlands. An...
master thesis 2018
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Bollemeijer, Cor (author)
Traditional neo-classical economic theories are failing to explain the current situation in the Dutch housing market. There is a high demand for newly built owner-occupied dwellings, but the production is not increasing as quickly as expected. New Institutional Economics is offering explanations for this situation. The institutions in the...
master thesis 2018
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Shinde, Rhythima (author)
More than 200 million Indians are without electricity, and the majority lies in the rural areas, where the central grid fails to reach due to unreliable distribution and inconsistent terrain. The solutions that reach include majorly, decentralized energy resources via solar micro-grids, or solar home systems. New projects of energy sharing are...
master thesis 2017
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Moncada Escudero, J.A. (author), Lukszo, Z. (author), Junginger, M. (author), Faaij, A. (author), Weijnen, M.P.C. (author)
The economic performance of biofuels supply chains depends on the interaction of technical characteristics as technological pathways and logistics, and social structures as actor behavior, their interactions and institutions. Traditional approaches focus on the technical problems only. Little attention has been paid to the institutional...
journal article 2017
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Wang, Y. (author)
In the aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in 2011, several countries have decided to rethink their energy policies and subjected their nuclear reactors to stress tests. According to national law drafted in 2003, Belgium must have phased out all seven nuclear reactors by 2015-2025. However, to date Belgium still has not presented...
master thesis 2014
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Akalu, R.J. (author)
This thesis considers the policy of liberalization via spectrum trading in the U.K. through the lenses of two perspectives on markets. The central research question of this thesis is: How is the outcome of the policy of liberalization via spectrum trading in the U.K. considered through the lenses of two perspectives on markets: the MO and MT...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Ho, Serene (author), Rajabifard, Abbas (author)
Urbanisation presents myriad challenges for countries, primarily by increasing pressure on limited land resources through demands for housing, services and infrastructure. This is exacerbated in city centres, where land values are often highest, resulting in acute needs to effectively manage land resources while capitalising on land and property...
conference paper 2012
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Bridge, C. (author)
Increasingly governments of countries where homeownership is high are looking to housing assets to fund long-term care. Housing wealth can be viewed both as an asset for low-income older homeowners and by government as having potential as an asset base for purchasing support services or supplementing income. However, there are several key...
conference paper 2010
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Van Meurs, I. (author)
Many governments in developing countries fail to deliver affordable and sustainable water and sanitation services to their people, particularly the poor. Weak governance, insufficient investments in infrastructure, and inadequate tariff structures are considered to be at the core of poor performing water utilities. Since 2006 the UN Secretary...
master thesis 2010
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