Tag: Qualitative Comparative Analysis

What Makes Decisions About Urban Water Infrastructure Forward Looking? A Fuzzy-Set Qualitative Comparative Analysis Of Investment Decisions In 40 Dutch Municipalities

Municipalities worldwide are confronted with the need to take long-term decisions about ageing water infrastructure in the face of unpredictable future developments. Previous studies on long-term decision making have proposed solutions targeted at the domain of either politics or planning. This study combines insights from the domains of policy, politics, and planning by using the …

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Evaluating Infrastructure Project Planning And Implementation: A Study Using Qualitative Comparative Analysis

Many evaluations of infrastructure projects rely on methods that ignore the complexity of the projects.¬†Although case studies are attentive to project complexity, it is difficult to identify general patterns that would apply to a larger sample of projects. Qualitative comparative analysis is a method that preserves the complexity of projects and generates insights across cases. …

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The Evaluation Of Complex Infrastructure Projects: A Guide To Qualitative Comparative Analysis

Our book is now available at Edward Elgar! The book can be ordered at the website of Edward Elgar (here) with a promotional discount of 35% using the code “VIP35” (valid in July 2018). Infrastructure projects are notoriously hard to manage so it is important that society learns from the successes and mistakes made over …

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Voorbij De Dichotomie: Op Zoek Naar Een Succesvolle Combinatie Van Contractuele Aspecten En Relationele Aspecten In Publiek-Private Samenwerking

Het contract vormt een belangrijke basis in de samenwerking tussen overheid en markt. Een belangrijk kenmerk van Publiek-Private Samenwerking (PPS) is ook dat het gaat om een juridisch gestructureerd samenwerkingsverband.¬†PPS valt echter niet te reduceren tot contractuele aspecten alleen. Succesvolle PPS behelst meer dan een contractuele relatie tussen publieke en private partijen. Naast contractuele aspecten …

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Conditions For Addressing Environmental Determinants Of Health Behavior In Intersectoral Policy Networks: A Fuzzy Set Qualitative Comparative Analysis

Improving health requires changes in the social, physical, economic, and political determinants of health behavior. For the realization of policies that address these environmental determinants, intersectoral policy networks are considered necessary for the pooling of resources to implement different policy instruments. However, such network diversity may increase network complexity and therefore hamper network performance. Network …

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