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Market Concentration and Price Formation in the Global Cocoa Value Chain

Is market concentration among large cocoa firms responsible for the widespread poverty among cocoa farmers? Probably not.

2016-79

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Alternatives to government revenues from natural gas

An accelerated reduction of the gas production from the Groningen gas field will cost up to € 3.8 billion per year. SEO has designed four green tax packages that provide alternative income.

2016-72

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Social costs and benefits of the World Expo 2025

The contribution of the World Expo 2025 to welfare is likely to be negative. This is the outcome of an analysis of the social costs an Edit Nieuws "Social costs and benefits of t..." on d benefits of the plans for organizing the World Expo 2025. The analysis is a based on indices.

2016-12

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Evaluation of the SDE+ scheme

The SDE+ scheme is the main policy instrument used by the government to contribute to achieving the renewable energy targets for 2020 and 2023. This study evaluates the effectiveness and efficiency of the SDE+ instrument.

2016-102

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Hotels ‘on hold’

Amsterdam is tightening its licensing policy for new hotels. This will result in increased prices in the hotel sector and a greater market potential for private holiday rentals.

2016-07

Report

Outsourcing in the gaming sector: safeguarding public interests

This research report deals with the question of how public interests can be safeguarded if gaming operators outsource business processes.

2015-91

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Mandatory industry-wide pension plans and the general pension fund

This study focuses on the possible adjustment of mandatory participation in an industry-wide pension fund, enabling a general pension fund to administer mandatory industry-wide pension plans as well.

2015-70

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New incentives for renewable electricity supply in 2020-2030

In 2030, 60 percent of the electricity consumption can be produced sustainably using solar and wind energy. Operating grants and net metering are the most effective tools to achieve that goal.

2015-63

Report

Wind Turbines and Prosperity

What are the social costs and benefits of investing in North Sea wind power? Do wind turbines really cause damage amounting to 5 billion euros? This study looks at the facts.

2014-57

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Energy Policy Review 2007-2012

Did Dutch energy policy in the period 2007-2012 promote an energy economy that is internationally competitive, reliable, safe and sustainable? SEO Amsterdam Economics carried out a policy review.

2014-38