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Kulkarni, S.G. (author)
Integrated assessment models (IAMs) are greatly influential in global climate policy discussions and decision making. Mainstream IAMs suggest climate mitigation pathways which amount to making very little changes to emissions, consumption, and investment patterns in the short term. Instead, they rely on back-loading the mitigation efforts to...
master thesis 2020
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Papazotos, G. (author)
Fostering green innovation diffusion is one of the goals of the European Green Deal, European Commission's ambitious plan of eliminating greenhouse emissions in the European Union by 2050. This study approaches diffusion of green innovation through the lens of evolutionary economics by considering concepts like path-dependency and technology...
master thesis 2020
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De Biase, P. (author)
The world is now facing what seems to be the biggest crisis since the Great Depression. An unparalleled pandemic of a highly contagious virus in a globalized word. Early economic indicators and the death tolls are suggesting a gloomier situation than expected. Sub-national governments (SNGs) are at the forefront of this crisis, since they are...
master thesis 2020
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Sevdalis, Panagiotis (author)
The Global Financial Crisis caused by the collapse of the U.S. financial system had immense repercussions for the Eurozone countries. The fall-out of the global crisis turned out to be quite different for the “economically healthy” economies of Northern Europe and “core” and the economies of the Southern “sick periphery”, with the latter still...
master thesis 2020
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Vetrivel, Swaathi (author)
master thesis 2020
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Makrogamvraki, A. (author)
The notion of a Circular Economy is an integral part of the European Green Deal. The change in legislation within EU, will bring the steel industry, in front of a radical, costly transition of their production processes. In this research, the role of the banking sector in assisting the transition of the steel industry, is examined. Our main...
master thesis 2020
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Menon, Amritasree Menon (author)
Climate change has been largely attributed to global temperatures rising over the years. This has been further mitigated by the increased usage of fossil fuels, deforestation, increased livestock farming, and chemical emissions, as a result of the large-scale industrialization of developing nations, combined with the increased consumption of...
master thesis 2019
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Chrysovergis, Vyron (author)
In 2008, the crash of the housing market bubble lead not only to the collapse of the U.S financial system, but also to a Global Financial Crisis. The Eurozone was hurt, and the impact was not uniform. The “sick periphery”, and in particular Greece, still suffer from the consequences of this crisis. After three adjustment programmes and €293...
master thesis 2019
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Kocaoğlu, Alper (author)
It is expected that automation and income inequality will have a major impact on the world economy in the 2020’s and beyond. A research conducted by Bain (K. Harris, Kimson, & Schwedel, 2018) claimed that the impact of the economic disruption, which could be triggered by the collision of income inequality and automation, might be more...
master thesis 2019
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Turcios Rodriguez, Elsa (author)
Tracking is a pervasive mechanism across the web which is capable to trace and collect users’ online data. One of the most widely used mechanisms for tracking are cookies, and they are used to deliver online behavioral advertisement. Since these mechanisms pose a threat to privacy, the E-Privacy Directive was created as the regional legal...
master thesis 2018
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Baldisseri, Elisa (author)
The present research takes place at the Environmental Assessment Agency, in the Department of Climate, Air and<br/>Energy. The core objective is to improve the investment module of a national energy system simulation model<br/>(Ensysi) that wants to represent actors’ technology-investments in the energy transition context.<br/>An initial...
master thesis 2018
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Gupta, Prateek (author)
Over the course of the past centuries, humanity’s influence on the Earth’s atmosphere and climate system has become so significant as to induce geophysical feedback effects, specifically in the form of a self-reinforcing process of global warming. In order to contain the global warming and prevent the expected impacts of climate change from...
master thesis 2017
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de Raad, Brendon (author)
With the decision made to act upon climate change, the remaining question is: "How?". Economic theory suggests that the most efficient method is by means of market-based policies. These policies are often designed based on Integrated Assessment Models like DICE, which is the subject of this thesis. Integrating uncertainty into this model has...
master thesis 2017
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Aldy Gustinara Darwili, Aldy (author)
Italy’s economic crisis – arguably – poses the greatest challenge to the future of European economic and monetary integration, not just because of the relative size of the Italian economy or because Italy has been a founding member of the European Union and its forerunner. A more important reason is the country’s pre-crisis economic stagnation...
master thesis 2017
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Goemans, R.N. (author)
In recent years, the renewable energy sector of South Africa has seen significant growth, but the biogas industry has been lagging behind. In this research, barriers and opportunities for the South African biogas industry have been studied while taking into account the institutional context that is created by informal networks. The research...
master thesis 2017
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Machaira, E. (author)
In the last years, the country of Greece is striving to overcome the severe financial consequences of the European debt crisis, that hindered its economic growth and downgraded the quality of life of its citizens. The difficult economic state of Greece as well as the long-existing global problem of energy resources depletion constitute the two...
master thesis 2016
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Montemayor Rodriguez, L.D. (author)
master thesis 2016
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van Eck, J.H.T. (author)
Central Banks do not respond to inflating real estate bubbles, but abide a policy that ‘mops up’ the damage after their collapse with the conventional tools of monetary policy. The financial crisis of 2008 disclosed the flaws of this method, which triggered a controversial debate among policymakers and economists. Currently there is an elevated...
master thesis 2016
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Karagiannis, V. (author)
Over the previous thirty-five years the financial sector of the high-income (OECD) countries has considerably increased in size, importance and sheer complexity. A social efficient financial system is crucial to a stable, productive and innovative market economy. In such a system, the economic welfare is enhanced as banks and financial...
master thesis 2016
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Karagiannis, V. (author)
master thesis 2016
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