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Bhagwat, P.C. (author), Marcheselli, A. (author), Richstein, J.C. (author), Chappin, E.J.L. (author), de Vries, L.J. (author)

We analyze the effectiveness of a forward capacity market (FCM) with long-term contracts in an electricity market in the presence of a growing share of renewable energy. An agent-based model is used for this analysis. Capacity markets can compensate for the deteriorating incentive to invest in controllable power plants when the share of...

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Korthals Altes, W.K. (author)
De grondverkopen op het gebied van bouwgrondexploitatie zijn met 25,6% gestegen naar € 1,3 miljard over de eerste 9 maanden van 2017. Het resultaat van gemeentelijke grondexploita-ties is 5,6% hoger dan over dezelfde periode in 2016. Ongeveer 1/5 van de grondverkopen is bedoeld voor bedrijventerreinen. Hiervan is bijna de helft (47%) verkocht in...
report 2017
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Haghighi Talab, A. (author)
Open innovation, knowledge co-creation, and research joint ven-tures, unified under the term 'inter-organizational knowledge collaboration', are discussed in various fields of innovation man-agement to ultimately shape inno-vation strategy of the organiza-tions and the innovation policy.
Several ongoing debates are crucial in the allocation...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Chappin, E.J.L. (author), de Vries, L.J. (author), Richstein, J.C. (author), Bhagwat, P.C. (author), Iychettira, K.K. (author), Khan, A.S.M. (author)

We present an approach to simulate climate and energy policy for the EU, using a flexible and modular agent-based modelling approach and a toolbox, called the Energy Modelling Laboratory (EMLab). The paper shortly reviews core challenges and approaches for modelling climate and energy policy in light of the energy transition. Afterwards, we...

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Roeser, S. (author)

Climate change is a pressing phenomenon with huge potential ethical, legal and social policy implications. Climate change gives rise to intricate moral and policy issues as it involves contested science, uncertainty and risk. In order to come to scientifically and morally justified, as well as feasible, policies, targeting climate change...

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Junier, S.J. (author)
The thesis deals with the use of computer software to inform policy planners in the context of debates about evidence based policy making and the role of experts and expertise in policy planning. Specifically it analyses the implementation of the European Water Framework Directive (WFD) in the Netherlands and the development of a decision...
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Renner, T. (author), Meijerink, S (author), van der Zaag, P. (author)

In this study, we look at the evolution of a cooperative water regime in the delta of the Rhine catchment. In a Dutch–German case study, we focus on cross-border cooperation on the local and regional scale, describing and analyzing how a remarkably resilient and robust transboundary water regime has evolved over the course of 50 years....

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Boelhouwer, P.J. (author)

The generous mortgage tax relief enjoyed in the Netherlands and the possible existence of a house price bubble cannot explain the sharp decrease of house prices in the Netherlands in the period from 2011–2013. This sharp decline can, however, be explained by the rigorous adjustments to mortgage lending criteria after 2011. Key financial...

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Molin, E.J.E. (author), Cats, O. (author), Chorus, C.G. (author)

The risk of being involved in an airplane accident is largely ignored in air passengers’ choice models. The reason presumably is that it is hard to operationalize, because objective safety indicators often involve extremely low probabilities that are hard to grasp and interpret by passengers. In this paper, we propose an operationalization...

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Rijcken, T. (author)
PART I | A RESEARCH AND DESIGN PROJECT ABOUT FLOOD RISK POLICY SINCE 1986 The period between the Dutch flood disaster of 1953 and the year 2016 can be divided into two eras, separated by the year 1986, when the famous Eastern Scheldt barrier was completed. The perspective of water professionals on flood risk policymaking during the three decades...
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Keijzer, Elisabeth (author), Verstraeten-Jochemsen, Jacco (author), Yu, Vigil (author), van Leeuwen, Sanne (author), Visschedijk, Antoon (author), de Vos-Effting, Suzanne (author)
Although the need for a more circular economy is supported by diverse people in both politics as well as in the scientific community, implementation of circular principles in reality is rarely occurring. This study shows how quantitative models can help to develop new policies for enhancing circularity in the construction sector. By means of a...
conference paper 2017
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Henrotay, C. (author), Debacker, W. (author), Steinlage, Molly (author)
Building and construction industry consumes huge quantities of materials in an unsustainable way. As a result of a linear design approach and economic model, at the end of use, but also throughout the cycle, buildings or parts of buildings are demolished and remnants treated as waste or –best case– down-cycled. This creation of waste as well as...
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Moncada, J. A. (author), Junginger, M (author), Lukszo, Z. (author), Faaij, A (author), Weijnen, M.P.C. (author)

Biofuel production is not cost competitive and thus requires governmental intervention. The effect of the institutional framework on the development of the biofuel sector is not yet well understood. This paper aims to analyze how biofuel production and production capacity could have evolved in Germany in the period 1992–2014. The effects of...

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Siva, Vidushini (author), Hoppe, T. (author), Jain, M (author)
The building sector in Singapore consumes up to half of the nation’s total energy. The government has therefore been urging the transformation of the industry by targeting 80% of all buildings to be green-certified by 2030. Thus far, Singapore has done relatively well, and is widely viewed as frontrunner in this respect. This paper addresses the...
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Siva, Vidushini (author), Hoppe, T. (author), Jain, Mansi (author)

The building sector in Singapore consumes up to half of the nation's total energy. The government has therefore been urging the transformation of the industry by targeting 80% of all buildings to be green-certified by 2030. Thus far, Singapore has done relatively well, and is widely viewed as frontrunner in this respect. This paper addresses...

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Liao, F. (author), Molin, E.J.E. (author), van Wee, G.P. (author)

Widespread adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) may contribute to the alleviation of problems such as environmental pollution, global warming and oil dependency. However, the current market penetration of EV is relatively low in spite of many governments implementing strong promotion policies. This paper presents a comprehensive review of...

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Araghi, Y. (author), Kroesen, M. (author), van Wee, G.P. (author)

The number of historic vehicles is steadily increasing. Although, these vehicles are part of our cultural heritage with respect to road transport and mobility, they present (future) environmental concerns, which is a relevant development from policy perspective. Yet, as far as the authors are aware, there is hardly any academic literature...

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Hermans, L.M. (author), Haasnoot, M. (author), ter Maat, Judith (author), Kwakkel, J.H. (author)

Adaptation pathways approaches support long-term planning under uncertainty. The use of adaptation pathways implies a systematic monitoring effort to inform future adaptation decisions. Such monitoring should feed into a long-term collaborative learning process between multiple actors at various levels. This raises questions about who should...

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van der Veen, R.A.C. (author), Kisjes, K.H. (author), Nikolic, I. (author)

The shift to markets based on servicising, i.e. market-level transitions from product-based to service-based production and consumption patterns, may contribute to achieve absolute decoupling, i.e. the combined development of economic growth and environmental impact reduction. However, the potential of this contribution is largely unknown. In...

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Mouter, N. (author)

In this study Dutch politicians were interviewed to derive their attitudes towards the use of Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) in the appraisal of transport projects. Dutch politicians’ attitudes towards CBA are positive on the condition that CBAs are carried out in an impartial way. According to politicians CBA improves the planning process,...

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