Master Thesis Library

SDR e-Lab – Master Thesis Library
The Library contains a selection of Master of Science theses written in UNU-MERIT/MGSoG MPP programme and supervised by a member of Sustainable Development, Innovation and Societal Transitions research theme at UNU-MERIT/UM.
2018
Schmidt C.G. (2018). Circular Economy: A Sustainable Alternative for the Textile Industry, Unpublished master’s thesis, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG Maastricht University, Maastricht, The  Netherlands, 85 pages,  Second Reader: Dr. Pui-hang Wong
Csúr D. (2018). Happiness and Eco-Innovation in the EU-28: Structural Equation Modelling using Partial Least Squares Regression Analysis , Unpublished master’s thesis, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG Maastricht University, Maastricht, The  Netherlands, 153 pages,  Second Reader: Mueid Al Raee
Haddad C. R. (2018). Configurational conditions of Circular Economic performance in the EU-28: a fuzzy set analysis approach, Unpublished master’s thesis, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG Maastricht University,  Maastricht, The  Netherlands, 109 pages,  Second Reader: Michelle González Amador
Schiffer L. (2018) Measurement of Food Loss and Waste: A Multi-Sectoral Argumentative Analysis, Unpublished master’s thesis, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG Maastricht University,   Maastricht,   The  Netherlands,  70 pages,  Second Reader: Bart Kleine Deters
Nyoike W. (2018) Status and Prospects of Alternatives to Plastic Use in Different World Regions: Case of Plastic Packaging, Unpublished master’s thesis, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG Maastricht University,   Maastricht,   The  Netherlands,   89 pages,  Second Reader: Julia Reinold
Scheren J. (2018) Triple Helix and United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: the Case of Maastricht University. Unpublished master’s thesis, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG Maastricht University,   Maastricht,   The  Netherlands,  74 pages,  Second Reader: Julia Reinold
van der Zwan J. (2018) A qualitative study on the status and prospects of green public procurement in Slovakia, Unpublished master’s  thesis, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG Maastricht University,   Maastricht,   The  Netherlands,   85 pages,  Second Reader: Bart Kleine Deters, A version is also accessible from: A-id Agenda for International Development: Part (I)  http://www.a-id.org/2018/05/21/2686/  and  Part (II) http://www.a-id.org/2018/10/21/a-qualitative-study-on-the-status-and-prospects-of-green-public-procurement-in-Slovakia/
2017
Chapman D. (2017). The Measurement of Eco-Innovation: A review and critique of eco-innovation indicators, Unpublished master’s thesis, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG Maastricht University,   Maastricht,   The  Netherlands,  74 pages,  Second Reader: Rose Camille Vincent
Savut I.P. (2017). Assessing Sustainability Transitions and Innovations: The Case of Turkey, Unpublished master’s  thesis, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG Maastricht University,   Maastricht,   The  Netherlands,   121 pages,  Second Reader: Pui-hang Wong
Van den Bergh, J. (2017). Social Perspectives in Maastricht on the Renewable Energy Transition in the Netherlands: A Q-Methodological Analysis, Unpublished  master’s   thesis, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG  Maastricht  University,   Maastricht,   The  Netherlands,   83  pages,  Second Reader: Pui-hang Wong
Kably N. (2017). Fuzzy-set Qualitative Comparative Analysis as a New Method for Policy Evaluation: Green Growth in the EU15, Efficiency and Circularity, Unpublished  master’s   thesis, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG  Maastricht  University,   Maastricht,   The  Netherlands,   107  pages,  Second Reader: Emmanuel Mensah
​2016
Janzen J. (2016). A Critical Review and Comparative Assessment of Eco-Innovation Measurements: To what extent do they  capture  green  growth? Unpublished   master’s   thesis,   UNU-MERIT/MGSoG  Maastricht  University,  Maastricht,  The Netherlands, 108 pages, Second Reader: Hugo Confraria
Dufourmont  J. (2016).  Data  and Participatory  Challenges  in Transition  to a Circular  Economy  in European  Cities, Unpublished   master’s   thesis, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG  Maastricht  University,   Maastricht,   The  Netherlands,   107  pages,  Second Reader: Iulia Falcan
Dechamps Y. (2016). The Circular economy in Singapore: A Sectoral and Institutional Analysis, Unpublished master’s thesis, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands, 113 pages, Second Reader: Iulia Falcan
Clay T. (2016). The Technological and Financial Challenges in Transition toward a Circular Economy, Unpublished master’s thesis, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands, 92 pages, Second Reader: Iulia Falcan
Gayathri  I. (2016).  The Extent  of Impact  of Greening  Seaports  on International  Trade Competitiveness, Unpublished master’s  thesis, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG  Maastricht  University,  Maastricht,  The  Netherlands,   140  pages,  Second  Reader:  Iulia Falcan
2015
Hussein,   M.   (2015).   Developmental   State   &  Governmental   Industrial   Policies:   A     Comparative  Analysis  on Automotive & Renewable Energy Industry in Egypt & Turkey, Unpublished master’s thesis,   UNU-MERIT/MGSoG  Maastricht University,   Maastricht,   The  Netherlands,   78 pages, Second Reader: Pui-hang Wong
Wanyoike,  R.  (2015).  A  qualitative  comparative  analysis  of  the  regional  conditions  required  to promote  private sector   investment   in   public  private  partnerships   in   the   energy   sector   in   Kenya,   Unpublished   master’s   thesis,   UNU- MERIT/MGSoG  Maastricht  University,  Maastricht, The Netherlands, 88 pages, Second Reader: René Kemp
2014
Martinova,  S. (2014).  Comparative  Analysis  of Renewable  Energy  Technologies  Development  in South  Africa  and Kenya   through   System  Innovation   Approach:   Exploring   Political,   Economic  and  Institutional   Dimensions,   Unpublished master’s  thesis,  UNU-MERIT/MGSoG Maastricht  University,  Maastricht,  The  Netherlands,  54  pages,  Second  Reader:  Tobias Broich
Watkins   J.   (2014).   How   has   the   evolution   of   Renewable   Energy   policies   impacted   investment  practices  in  Norway, Germany   and  the UK,  and  are  current  policies   suitable   and  sustainable   for  continued   Renewable   Energy  deployment? Unpublished  master’s  thesis, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG Maastricht University, Maastricht, The  Netherlands,  Supervisor: David van Slyke
Sulake  K.  (2014).  The  achievement  of  Europe  2020  strategy  and  energy  transformation  towards  smart grid:  A system  of innovation perspective, Master Thesis, MSc. Public Policy and Human Development, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG. Supervisor: Thomas Ziesemer
Marinova  Y.  (2014).  Comparative   analysis  of  China  and  US`s  in  nanotechnology   and  green  technology.  What  is  the “dragon”  doing  to  catch up  to  the  world  leader,  Unpublished  master’s  thesis,  UNU-MERIT/MGSoG Maastricht  University, Maastricht,  The Netherlands,  Supervisor: Tobias Broich
Wunsch, C.   (2014).   Diffusion   of   Renewable   Energy   Technologies    in   Uganda   An   empirical  investigation  of renewable  energy  technology diffusion,  constraints,  and  prospects  in Uganda’s  Central  Region,  Unpublished  master’s  thesis, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG Maastricht  University, Maastricht, The Netherlands, 71 pages. Second Reader: René Kemp
2013
Tasker,   A.   (2013). Social   Perspectives   on   Electric   Utility   Transformation    in   Massachusetts,    USA:   A   Q- Methodological  Study. Unpublished  master’s  thesis,  UNU-MERIT/MGSoG Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands, 98 pages, Second Reader: René Kemp
2012
Hoeltke J. (2012). The European Union’s Energy Policy – A Challenge to Govern a Complex Transition to Sustainable Energy.  Unpublished  master’s thesis,  UNU-MERIT/MGSoG Maastricht  University,  Maastricht,  The  Netherlands,  110  pages, Second Reader: René Kemp
Teeke T. (2012). Beyond Fukushima : a comparative analysis of Chinese and German nuclear-energy policy in a post-Fukushima world .Unpublished  master’s thesis,  UNU-MERIT/MGSoG Maastricht  University,  Maastricht,  The  Netherlands,  Second Reader: Serdar Turkeli
Fisser  A.  (2012).   The  Feasibility   of  Implementing   Different   Renewable   Energy  Sources   for  Companies   in  Germany. Unpublished  master’s thesis,  UNU-MERIT/MGSoG Maastricht  University,  Maastricht,  The  Netherlands,  Supervisor:  Thomas Ziesemer