Netherlands

Report

The Dutch approach to outlaw motorcycle gangs

This paper provides a brief overview of the problem of outlaw motorcycle gangs in the Netherlands, and describes the different aspects of the Dutch whole-of-government approach.
Report

Assisting first homebuyers: an international policy review

This research reviews first homebuyer assistance programs in Australia and seven comparator countries: Canada, Finland, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Singapore and the UK.
Conference paper

Detour from the Great Ocean Road: spreading visitor load in the region

This paper argues that overtourism is posing a threat to the Great Ocean Road and the surrounding environment, impacting the region’s ecosystems, infrastructure, culture and the livelihoods of local communities.
Report

Comparative analysis of budget utilisation in individualised funding models

This report was commissioned by the Australian Government’s Department of Social Services to inform mechanisms that will optimise utilisation of NDIS packages. The report examines schemes, nationally and internationally, with similar features to the NDIS.
Report

International approaches to ongoing competence

This report offers a broad review of how legal regulators in a range of different jurisdictions are managing and improving the ongoing competence of their lawyers.
Policy report

Evidence in energy policy making: what the UK can learn from overseas

This report examines the UK’s energy policy making process, and focuses on how well policy makers access and use evidence to inform their work. It assesses the UK’s strengths and weaknesses, and takes a comparative look at energy policy making in four other countries: Germany...
Conference paper

Lean toolbox approach for effective preparation of housing refurbishment projects using critical success factors

Much lean research has focussed on improving the construction of new built and private sector projects. In contrast this paper aims to demonstrate the merits of lean tooling in the preparation phase of social housing refurbishments.
Journal article

Regulating voluntary assisted dying in Australia: some insights from the Netherlands

Over two decades of Dutch experience with voluntary assisted dying can inform deliberations about the nature of a regulatory framework in Australian jurisdictions, according to the authors of this article.
Report

Health at the centre: responsible data sharing in the digital society

In this report, the Rathenau Instituut investigates examples of digital services that enable patients and healthy people to share data with a view to improving their health.
Commentary

The return of the -isms

How resilient are Western democracies? Two new books enlighten in their different ways what is happening now and what might happen next.
Report

Global review of diversity and inclusion in business innovation

This report reviews global efforts to drive diversity and inclusion in business innovation, examining Estonia, Finland, France, Israel, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, the UK and the USA.
Report

Exploring the practicalities of a basic income pilot

This report highlights learning from basic income pilots underway or in planning in Finland, Ontario and the Netherlands, compiled from discussions with representatives at the Basic Income Earth Network 2018 World Congress.
Technical report

Information about selected aspects of foreign financial services regulation: background paper 30

This technical paper, requested by the Royal Commission, examines aspects of the regulation of financial product and service providers in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, New Zealand and the United States.
Journal article

Taking on a wider view: public value interests of construction clients in a changing construction industry

Public administration literature mainly addresses the importance of procedural and performance values in safeguarding public values, however, safeguarding the quality of the built environment also requires a focus on product values. In this study, we aim to increase the understanding of the meaning and significance...
Report

Oil stocks contracts: Netherlands

This report supports the current review that the Australian government is undertaking into Australia’s liquid fuel security and urges the government to fully explore the links as it assesses the adequacy, reliability and affordability of Australia’s physical oil stocks.
Conference paper

Modelling and simulating time use of site workers with 4D BIM

This paper presents research endeavouring to model site work in a 4D BIM model. Next simulations are performed with this model in 5 scenarios including specific interventions in work organisation, notably changing positions of facilities for site workers.
Report

Valuable digitalisation: how local government can play the ‘technology game’ in the public’s interest

The way in which Dutch municipal authorities innovate digitally has an impact on local democracy, the economy, work, social life and the physical environment. In this report, local administrators identify ten perspectives for socially responsible digitalisation.
Report

Understanding the role of the water sector in urban liveability and greening interventions: Case studies on Barcelona, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Melbourne

Across the world, the role and functionality of urban water utilities has evolved over time, in response to urban challenges. The role of the urban water sector in each region has generally begun with water supply, and then been followed by sewerage, drainage, environmental protection...
Report

Renewable heat policies: delivering clean heat solutions for the energy transition

Heat accounts for over half of global energy consumption and is a significant contributor to CO2 emissions. Renewables play a key role in decarbonising and providing cleaner heat but currently account for less than 10% of heat supply. A range of barriers need to be...
Working paper

Teenage daughters as a cause of divorce

Evidence from the U.S. that couples with daughters are more likely to divorce than couples with sons has not been found for other Western countries.