This PhD study makes an in-depth analysis of the use of environmental taxation as a regulatory policy instrument. It is based on insights from both social and political science and economics. The central research question is “How can the use of ET as a regulatory policy instrument be explained, measured and optimized?” This question harbours several underlying research questions, which are elaborated in an introductory chapter, four ...
Neighbourhood power Hasselt University
GIStorical Antwerp II. The historical city as empirical lab for urban studies using high-resolution social maps. University of Antwerp
Centre of Expertise Gender, Diversity and Intersectionality Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The objective of this thesis is to identify the fundamental drivers of welfare effectiveness and game theoretic stability of International Environmental Agreements (IEAs), while focusing in particular on heterogeneity of regions; and analyzing the distributional effects of different climate change damage channels and mitigation policies. In the first phase we apply an analytical model combined with numerical simulation experiments in order to ...
Russia only recently developed a renewable energy policy. In 2009, Russia’s Energy Strategy for the first time set the goal to achieve 4.5 percent of the total electricity produced and consumed on the basis of renewable energy sources by 2020. In 2013, the Russian government implemented the first support scheme in the form of an annual tender to stimulate investments in new renewable capacity. If the support scheme will be fully implemented, ...
Environment and power. Environment as a source of conflict in the medieval and early modern Low Countries. University of Antwerp
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Black Water - Grey Settlements. Domestic Wastewater Management and the Socio-ecological Dynamics of Jakarta's Kampungs KU Leuven
Domestic Wastewater Management and the Socio-ecological Dynamics of Jakartas Kampungs
This PhD research addresses the problems of wastewater management in relation to the fragmented spatial development practices within the informal cities of theGlobal South. Four theoretical bodies Urban Political Ecology, Institutionalism, literature on Informality, and Social Innovation have beenput into dialogue ...