174 Beyond Export-led Growth – The Emergence of New Multinational Enterprises from Korea and Taiwan
Author: Roger (G.A.R.) van Hoesel
Supervisor(s): Professor J.G. Waardenburg, Professor D. van den Bulcke
Date: 4 December 1997

173 Utility: A Real Thing – A Study of Utility’s Ontological Status
Author: Joshua (J.P.) Cohen
Supervisor(s): Professor M.S. Morgan
Date: 8 December 1997

172 Essays in Labour Economics
Author: Jaap (J.H.) Abbring
Supervisor(s): Professor F. van der Ploeg, Professor S.J.G. van Wijnbergen
Date: 8 December 1997

171 Markov Trends in Macroeconomic Time Series
Author: Richard (R.) Paap
Supervisor(s): Professor H.K. van Dijk
Date: 27 November 1997

170 Environment, Imperfect Markets, and Public Finance
Author: Jenny (J.E.) Ligthart
Supervisor(s): Professor F. van der Ploeg, dr. B.J. Heijdra
Date: 14 November 1997

169 Market Dynamics, Evolution and Smallness
Author: Martin (M.A.) Carree
Supervisor(s): Professor A.R. Thurik
Date: 21 November 1997

168 Corporate Finance Policy and Equity Investment: Panel Data Analyses
Author: Ronald (R.) van Dijk
Supervisor(s): Professor T. Kloek, Professor A.G.Z. Kemna
Date: 30 October 1997

167 Partisan Politics, Persuasion and Information
Author: Wilko (W.A.) Letterie
Supervisor(s): Professor J.C. Siebrand, Professor O.H. Swank
Date: 6 November 1997

166 Food Security and Policy Interventions in Sub-Saharan Africa – Lessons from the Past Two Decades
Author: Jos (J.P.M.) Sijm
Supervisor(s): Professor P.A. Cornelisse
Date: 16 October 1997

165 Estimating Failure Probability when Failure is Rare: Multidimensional Case
Author: Ashoke (A.K.) Sinha
Supervisor(s): Professor L.F.M. de Haan
Date: 2 October 1997

164 De Invloed van Marktgerichtheid op de Bedrijfsprestatie van Industriële Ondernemingen – Een Onderzoek in de Nederlandse Metalektro
Author: Fred (F.) Langerak
Supervisor(s): Professor P.A. Moerman, Professor H.R. Commandeur
Date: 24 October 1997

163 Development and Acquisition of Technology in Rural Collective Industries – The Case of China’s Hinterland
Author: Hannah (J.G.) Piek
Supervisor(s): Professor J.G. Waardenburg
Date: 20 November 1997

162 Management Support in Information System Project Planning – An Integrated Model of Stakeholder Participation
Author: Yuan (Y.) Gao
Supervisor(s): Professor H.J. Oppelland
Date: 16 October 1997

161 Informality, Bureaucratic Control and Monetary Policy: The Case of Japan
Author: Adrian (A.A.R.J.M.) van Rixtel
Supervisor(s): Professor H. Visser
Date: 10 November 1997

160 The flow approach to the labor market
Author: Pieter (P.A.) Gautier
Supervisor(s): Professor F.A.G. den Butter
Date: 15 September 1997

159 Managerial behavior and effectiveness; determinants, measurement issues and gender differences
Author: Claartje (C.) Vinkenburg
Supervisor(s): Professor P.G.W. Jansen, Professor P.L. Koopman
Date: 2 September 1997

158 Is More Control Better? The Effects of Organizational Control on Salespersons’ Job Performance, Job Attitudes and Sales Organization Effectiveness
Author: Stefan (S.) Borghgraef
Supervisor(s): Professor J. Verhulp
Date: 25 September 1997

157 Models and Techniques for Integrating Vehicle and Crew Scheduling
Author: Richard (R.) Freling
Supervisor(s): Professor C.G.E. Boender, Professor J.M.P. Paixão
Date: 25 September 1997

156 Primal-Dual Interior Point Approach to Semidefinite Programming
Author: Jos (J.) Sturm
Supervisor(s): Professor R. Dekker
Date: 11 September 1997

155 On the pricing of interest-rate options
Author: Juan (J.M.) Moraleda
Supervisor(s): Professor A.C.F. Vorst
Date: 26 June 1997

154 Transition Processes from Constrained to Walrasian Equilibrium
Author: Richard (R.J.G.) Venniker
Supervisor(s): Professor G. van der Laan, Professor A.H.Q.M. Merkies
Date: 18 June 1997

153 Rural Industry Clusters in Central Java, Indonesia – An Empirical Assessment of their Rol in Rural Industrialization
Author: Martin (M.) Klapwijk
Supervisor(s): Professor H. Linnemann, dr. H.J.W. Weijland
Date: 20 May 1997

152 On the Values of Jobs and Specific Training
Author: Martin (M.A.) van der Ende
Supervisor(s): Professor J. Hartog
Date: 30 June 1997

151 Success of Management Support Systems: A Literature Review and an Empirical Investigation
Author: Maarten (M.) Gelderman
Supervisor(s): Professor C. van Halem
Date: 23 June 1997

150 Empirical essays on growth, uncertainty and prediction
Author: Rene (R.G.J.) den Hertog
Supervisor(s): Professor E.J. Bomhoff, Professor T. Kloek
Date: 12 June 1997

149 Strategic trade policy, multinational firms, and vertically related industries
Author: Clive (C.S.J.) Jie-a-Joen
Supervisor(s): Professor L.I.E. Sleuwaegen
Date: 12 June 1997

148 Leyden Welfare and Beyond
Author: Erik (E.J.S.) Plug
Supervisor(s): Professor B.M.S. van Praag
Date: 13 May 1997

147 Variable trends: a Bayesian perspective
Author: Henk (H.) Hoek
Supervisor(s): Professor H.K. van Dijk
Date: 13 June 1997

146 Central Bank Independence and Credibility – Essays on Delegation Arrangements for Monetary Policy
Author: Francesco (F.) Lippi
Supervisor(s): Professor J.C. Siebrand, Professor A.S. Brandsma
Date: 22 May 1997

145 Essays on Consistency of Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Eastern Europe
Author: Nina (N.) Budina
Supervisor(s): Professor S.J. van Wijnbergen
Date: 11 April 1997

144 Dynamics and information aggregation in elections and markets
Author: Jorgen (J.N.M.) Wit
Supervisor(s): Professor F.A.A.M. van Winden, dr. A.J.H.C. Schram
Date: 22 April 1997

143 Game-theoretic Models of the Political Influence of Interest Groups
Author: Randolph (R.) Sloof
Supervisor(s): Professor F.A.A.M. van Winden
Date: 21 April 1997

142 On the availability of failure prone systems
Author: Marcel (M.A.J.) Smith
Supervisor(s): Professor R. Dekker
Date: 10 April 1997

141 Theory of negotiation: a game-theoretic approach
Author: Wilko (W.) Bolt
Supervisor(s): Professor G. van der Laan, dr. B. Hanzon, dr. H. Houba, dr. S. Goyal
Date: 3 March 1997

140 Reasoning about obligations. Defeasibility in preference-based deontic logic
Author: Leon (L.W.N.) van der Torre
Supervisor(s): dr. J.C. Bioch, Professor A. de Bruin, Professor R.M. Lee, dr. Y.H. Tan
Date: 27 February 1997

139 Interaction between financial markets
Author: Martin (M.P.E.) Martens
Supervisor(s): Professor A.C.F. Vorst
Date: 19 June 1997

138 International commodity-related environmental agreements: an analysis of international environmental agreements for domestic environmental externalities
Author: Casper (C.) van der Tak
Supervisor(s): Professor H. Linnemann, Professor A.J. de Zeeuw
Date: 11 February 1997

137 Essays on patent policy: the multi-dimensionality of patents and asymmetric information
Author: Eric (E.A.A.) de Laat
Supervisor(s): Professor A.C.F. Vorst, dr. S. Goyal
Date: 23 January 1997

136 Consumer market and wellfare under central planning
Author: Nick (N.J.) van der Lijn
Supervisor(s): Professor M.J. Ellman
Date: 20 January 1997

135 Applications of discrete choice models
Author: Jacob (J.K.) Goeree
Supervisor(s): Professor H.N. Weddepohl, Professor S. Anderson
Date: 10 January 1997