Tag: Qualitative Comparative Analysis

Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) In Spatial Planning Research And Related Disciplines: A Systematic Literature Review Of Applications

  Qualitative comparative analysis (QCA) is a potentially interesting method for spatial planning researchers. Although increasingly used, its application in spatial planning research is lagging behind other disciplines. We conducted a systematic literature review of QCA applications in spatial planning and related disciplines (SPARD), addressing two questions: when, where, and how is QCA used in …

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Implementing Multiple Intervention Strategies In Dutch Public Health-Related Policy Networks

Improving public health requires multiple intervention strategies. Implementing such an intervention mix is supposed to require a multisectoral policy network. As evidence to support this assumption is scarce, we examined under which conditions public health-related policy networks were able to implement an intervention mix. Data were collected (2009–14) from 29 Dutch public health policy networks. …

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Strategies For Integrating Water Management And Spatial Planning: Organizing For Spatial Quality In The Dutch “Room For The River” Program

In response to extreme flood events and an increasing awareness that traditional flood control measures alone are inadequate to deal with growing flood risks, spatial flood risk management strategies have been introduced. These strategies do not only aim to reduce the probability and consequences of floods, they also aim to improve local and regional spatial …

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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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