Tag: Qualitative Comparative Analysis

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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Implementing Public-Private Partnerships: How Management Responses To Events Produce (Un)Satisfactory Outcomes

Most research on Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in infrastructure development focuses on phases prior to construction. The implementation phase itself has received less attention. However, sound public-private agreements and project preparations can fail during project implementation because of, for example, unforeseen events and ineffective responses to them. We conducted case studies on two infrastructure projects to …

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Addressing The Evaluation-Implementation Gap In Infrastructure Megaproject Research With Qualitative Comparative Analysis

In this book chapter, I argue that there is a gap between the evaluation and implementation of mega projects, and I advocate Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) as a remedy notably in transport infrastructure research and evaluation. Mega project evaluation tends to focus excessively on the planning stage, overlooking the complexities involved in the implementation of mega …

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