Jeroen van der Heijden

Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government

Honorary Professor, School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet)

Australian National University

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (48)

1.

From Mechanism to Virtue: Evaluating Nudge-Theory

Evaluation (forthcoming), RegNet Research Paper No. 2015/80
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Jun 2015
Jeroen van der Heijden and Mark Kosters
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government and Australian Government, Office of Best Practice Regulation and Deregulation Policy Division
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Governance, Nudge-theory, policymaking, governance instruments, governance evaluation

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Through Thelen's Lens: Layering, Conversion, Drift, Displacement and Exhaustion in the Development of Dutch Construction Regulation

RegNet Research Paper No. 2014/46
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Sep 2014
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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Incremental institutional change, historical institutionalism, policy analysis, conversion, layering, drift, displacement, exhaustion

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A Short History of Studying Incremental Institutional Change: Does Explaining Institutional Change Provide Any New Explanations?

Regulation and Governance, 4 (2), 230-243
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Jan 2013
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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Policy change, punctuated equilibrium, incremental change, historical institutionalism, layering, drift, conversion, displacement

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Looking Forward and Sideways: Trajectories of New Governance Theory

Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2013-04, General Subserie Research Paper No. 2013-01
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2013
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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Governance, regulation, public policy, new governance, public-private policy making

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Selecting Cases and Inferential Types in Comparative Public Policy Research

COMPARATIVE POLICY STUDIES: CONCEPTUAL AND METHODOLOGICAL CHALLENGES, Isabelle Engeli, Christine Rothmayr, eds., Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 31 Jan 2013
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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comparative method, political science, internal validity, external validity, qualitative research methodology

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Towards a Better Understanding of Building Regulation

Environment and Planning B, 36(6), 1038-1052
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Jan 2013
Jeroen van der Heijden and Jitske de Jong
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government and Delft University of Technology
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Regulatory theory, regulatory regime, regulatory enforcement, local government reform, comparative policy analysis, building control

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Privatization of Building Code Enforcement: A Comparative Study of Regimes in Australia and Canada

International Journal of Law in the Built Environment, 2 (1), 60-75
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Jan 2013
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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regulatory regime, regulatory enforcement, local government reform, comparative policy analysis

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The Enforcement-Compliance Paradox: Lessons About Matching Regulatory Priorities to Compliance Motivations from Pesticide Regulation in China

UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-24
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2015
Huiqi Yan, Benjamin van Rooij and Jeroen van der Heijden
School of Public Administration, Central South University, University of California, Irvine School of Law and Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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Pesticide, Enforcement, Compliance, China, Vegetable farmers

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International Comparative Analysis of Building Regulations: An Analytical Tool

International Journal of Law in the Built Environment, 1 (1), 9-25
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Jan 2013
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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Regulatory theory, regulatory regime, regulatory enforcement, local government reform, comparative policy analysis, building control

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The Role of Government in Voluntary Environmental Programs: A Fuzzy Set Qualitative Comparative Analysis (fsQCA)

Forthcoming in Public Administration, RegNet Research Paper No. 2014/57
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Dec 2014
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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Governance, voluntary environmental programs, governance performance, urban sustainability, fuzzy set qualitative comparative analysis (fsQCA)

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Interacting State and Non-State Actors in Hybrid Settings of Public Service Delivery

Administration and Society, 2013, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Mar 2013
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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collaborative governance, hybrid governance, privatization, public service delivery, regulatory enforcement

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Symmetric and asymmetric motivations for compliance and violation: A crisp set qualitative comparative analysis (csQCA) of Chinese farmers

Regulation & Governance, 2015, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-02
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2015
Huiqi Yan, Jeroen van der Heijden and Benjamin van Rooij
School of Public Administration, Central South University, Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government and University of California, Irvine School of Law
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Compliance motivations, pesticide regulation, enforcement, China, crisp set qualitative comparative analysis (csQCA)

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Experimental Policy-Design: What 'Works'? Lessons from the Australian and Dutch Building Sectors

The Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, Forthcoming, Van der Heijden. J. 2014. Climate and Environmental Governance Network Working Paper, No. 26, Regulatory Institutions Network.
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Feb 2014
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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Environmental policy, policy-design, policy experimentation

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Clashing Validities in the Comparative Method? Balancing In-Depth Understanding and Generalizability in Small-N Policy Studies

Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2013-10, General Subserie Research Paper No. 2013-02
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2013
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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comparative policy, political science, qualitative research methodology, research design

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Institutional Layering: A Review of the Use of the Concept

Politics, Volume 31, Issue 1, pages 9-18, 2011
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2013
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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layering, institutional change

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Regulating Sustainable Construction in Europe: An Inquiry into the European Commission's Harmonisation Attempts

The International Journal of Law in the Built Environment, 2013, vol 5, issue 1, RegNet Research Paper No. 2013/8
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Jul 2013
Jeroen van der Heijden and Ellen van Bueren
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government and Delft University of Technology
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building regulations, construction works, Europe, European Commission, policy making, regulation and enforcement, sustainable construction

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Regulatory Failures, Split-Incentives, Conflicting Interests and a Vicious Circle of Blame: The New Environmental Governance to the Rescue?

RegNet Research Paper No. 2014/30
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Apr 2014
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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regulation; governance; environmental governance, urban sustainability, building sector

Contextual Compliance: Situational and Subjective Cost-Benefit Decisions about Pesticides by Chinese Farmers

Law & Policy, 2015, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-24
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2015
Huiqi Yan, Benjamin van Rooij and Jeroen van der Heijden
School of Public Administration, Central South University, University of California, Irvine School of Law and Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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Contextual Compliance: Situational and Subjective Cost‐Benefit Decisions About Pesticides by Chinese Farmers

Law & Policy, Vol. 37, Issue 3, pp. 240-263, 2015
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Jun 2015
Huiqi Yan, Benjamin van Rooij and Jeroen van der Heijden
School of Public Administration, Central South University, University of California, Irvine School of Law and Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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Voluntary Environmental Governance Arrangements

Environmental Politics, Volume 21, Number 3, 1 May 2012 , pp. 486-509
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2013
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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governance, environment, regulation, voluntarism, beyond compliance

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Looking Differently at Legal Change: Layering, Conversion, Drift, Displacement and Exhaustion in the Development of Dutch Construction Regulation

RegNet Research Paper No. 129
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Mar 2017
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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Incremental institutional change, law and policy development, historical institutionalism, policy analysis, conversion, layering, drift

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Experimentation in Policy-Design: Insights from the Building Sector

Policy Sciences, Forthcoming, Van der Heijden. J. 2014. Climate and Environmental Governance Network Working Paper, No. 27, Regulatory Institutions Network.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Feb 2014
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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Policy-design, policymaking, policy evaluation, experimentation, policy learning

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Coping with Mandated Public Participation: The Case of Implementing the EU Water Framework Directive in the Netherlands

Perspectives on European Politics and Society Forthcoming, RegNet Research Paper No. 2013/10
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Jul 2013
Jeroen van der Heijden and Ernst ten Heuvelhof
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government and Delft University of Technology
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policy-making, interest group representation, corporatism, public participation, water policy

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What Roles are There for Government in Voluntary Environmental Programs?

Environmental Policy & Governance, Forthcoming, RegNet Research Paper No. 2015/70
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Mar 2015
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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voluntary environmental programs, urban governance, governance performance, urban sustainability, built environment

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Studying Incremental Institutional Change: A Systematic and Critical Metaanalysis of the Literature from 2005 to 2015

RegNet Research Paper No. 128
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Mar 2017
Jeroen van der Heijden and Johanna Kuhlmann
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government and Öffentliche Versicherung Braunschweig
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Comparative historical analysis, incremental institutional change, layering, conversion, drift, displacement, exhaustion, gradual institutional change, historical institutionalism, PRISMA meta-analysis

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The New Governance for Low-Carbon Buildings: Mapping, Exploring, Interrogating

RegNet Research Paper No. 2016/106
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Mar 2016
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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environmental performance, governance, low-carbon buildings, building regulations

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On the Potential of Voluntary Environmental Programmes for the Built Environment: A Critical Analysis of LEED

The Journal of Housing & the Built Environment, Forthcoming, RegNet Research Paper No. 2014/53
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2014
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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Building environmental assessment, environmental governance, LEED, sustainable construction, voluntary environmental programme

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Is New Governance the Silver Bullet? Insights from the Australian Buildings Sector

Forthcoming in: Urban Policy and Research, 2013
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Feb 2013
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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new governance, environmental governance, public-private policy making, environmental behaviour change

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Experimental Governance for Low-Carbon Buildings and Cities: Value and Limits of Local Action Networks

Cities, 2016, Vol 53, RegNet Research Paper No. 2016/102
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Feb 2016
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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experimental governance, action networks, low-carbon development and transformation, urban environmental governance, scalability

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Different But Equally Plausible Narratives of Policy Transformation: A Plea for Theoretical Pluralism

International Political Science Review, 2013 vol. 34 no. 1 57-73
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2013
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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Policy change, punctuated equilibrium, incremental change, historical institutionalism, punctuated equilibrium, layering, drift, conversion, displacement

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Opportunities and Risks of the ‘New Urban Governance’ in India: To What Extent Can it Help Addressing Pressing Environmental Problems?

The Journal of Environment & Development, 2016, April (online), RegNet Research Paper No. 2016/107
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 May 2016
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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built environment, low carbon development, new urban governance, urban India, urban environmental sustainability

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Eco-Financing for Low-Carbon Buildings and Cities: Value and Limits

RegNet Research Paper No. 2016/111
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Jul 2016
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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Experimental governance, eco-financing, low-carbon development and transformation, urban environmental governance, scalability

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Success Without Direct Results? Voluntary Environmental Governance Arrangements in the Australian Building Sector

The Australian Journal of Political Science (2013), RegNet Research Paper No. 2013/9
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jul 2013
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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environmental governance, building sector, collaborative governance, voluntary programs

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The Mechanics of Virtue: Lessons on Public Participation from Implementing the Water Framework Directive in the Netherlands

Environmental Policy and Governance, Volume 22, Issue 3, pages 177–188
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2013
Jeroen van der Heijden and Ernst ten Heuvelhof
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government and Delft University of Technology
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policy making, interest group representation, public participation, water policy

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Voluntary Programmes for Building Retrofits: Opportunities, Performance and Challenges

Building, Research & Information, Forthcoming, RegNet Research Paper No. 2014/48
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Oct 2014
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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Urban transformation and adaptation, urban sustainability and resilience, retrofitting, collaborative governance, voluntary programmes

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Smart Privatization: Lessons from Private-Sector Involvement in Australian and Canadian Building Regulatory Enforcement Regimes

Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, Vol. 12, No. 5, 2010
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2013
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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regulation, governance, enforcement, privatization

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What Is Known About Punctuated Equilibrium Theory: And What Does That Tell Us About the Construction, Validation and Replication of Knowledge in the Policy Sciences?

Review of Policy Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Apr 2018
Johanna Kuhlmann and Jeroen van der Heijden
Öffentliche Versicherung Braunschweig and Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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Punctuated Equilibrium Theory, Policy Analysis, Policy Change, PRISMA Method, Literature Review

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On Peanuts and Monkeys: Private Sector Involvement in Australian Building Control

Urban Policy and Research, 28 (2), 195-210
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Jan 2013
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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regulatory regime, regulatory enforcement, local government reform, comparative policy analysis

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One Task, A Few Approaches, Many Impacts: Private-Sector Involvement in Canadian Building Code Enforcement

Canadian Public Administration, 2010, Volume 53, Issue 3, pages 351–374
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2013
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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regulation, enforcement, privatization

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Behavioural Insights and Regulatory Practice: A Review of the International Academic Literature

van der Heijden, Jeroen (2019). Behavioural Insights and Regulatory Practice: A Review of the International Academic Literature. State of the Art in Regulatory Governance Research Paper – 2019.01. Wellington: Victoria University of Wellington/Government Regulatory Practice Initiative.
Number of pages: 35
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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behavioural insights, regulation, nudging, behavioural sciences

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The City Politics of the Urban Age: A Literature Review of Urban Resilience Conceptualisations and Policies

Palgrave Communications, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Apr 2018
Adriana Sanchez, Jeroen van der Heijden and Paul Osmond
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Built Environment Faculty, Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of the Built Environment
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Urban Resilience, Climate Adaptation, Urban Policy and Governance, Long-Term Goals, Policy Implications

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Voluntary Urban Climate Governance: Whether and How Should City Governments Be Involved?

The Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Apr 2018
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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Urban Climate Governance, Voluntary Programs, Comparative Qualitative Analysis, Climate Action, Built Environment

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Assessing Policy Process Knowledge: A Systematic Review of Three Theoretical Approaches That Are Applied to Cases of Policy Change

European Policy Analysis, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Apr 2018
Jeroen van der Heijden and Johanna Kuhlmann
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government and Öffentliche Versicherung Braunschweig
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Policy Change, Institutional Change, Policy Transformation, Punctuated Equilibrium, Incremental Policy Change, Institutional Isomorphism, PRISMA Analysis

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The City Politics of an Urban Age: Urban Resilience Conceptualisations and Policies

Palgrave Communications, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp. 25-25, 2018
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 08 May 2018
Adriana Sanchez, Jeroen van der Heijden and Paul Osmond
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Built Environment Faculty, Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of the Built Environment
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The Limits of Voluntary Programs for Low-Carbon Buildings for Staying Under 1.5°C

COSUST, 2018, Volume 30, page 55-66
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Apr 2018
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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Urban Climate Governance, Climate Action, Voluntary Programs, Built Environment, Sustainable Development

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Brighter and Darker Sides of Intermediation: Target-Oriented and Self-Interested Intermediaries in the Regulatory Governance of Buildings

RegNet Research Paper No. 127
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Mar 2017
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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regulatory intermediaries; building regulation; urban governance; regulatory capture; regulatory governance

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Understanding Voluntary Program Performance: Introducing the Diffusion Network Perspective

Regulation and Governance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Apr 2018
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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Urban Climate Governance, Voluntary Programs, Club Theory, Qualitative Comparative Analysis, Built Environment

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Friends, Enemies, or Strangers? On Relationships between Public and Private Sector Service Providers in Hybrid Forms of Governance

Law & Policy, Vol. 33, Issue 3, pp. 367-390, 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Jun 2011
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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From Leaders to Majority: A Frontrunner Paradox in Built-Environment Climate Governance Experimentation?

Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Apr 2018
Jeroen van der Heijden
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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Climate Change Mitigation, Governance Innovations, Urban Governance, Australia, Low-Carbon Transitions