Essays about: "Greece."

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  1. 1. When's the holiday over? Assessing the sustainability of local government debt in Sweden

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Sebastian Röing; [2017]
    Keywords : Local government debt; Public finance; Sustainability; VAR model;

    Abstract : Swedish local governments are emerging from an era of low indebtness after the Swedish financial crisis in the 1990s preceded the creation of a comparatively robust, rules-based macro-prudential framework. Yet, the persistently low interest rates observed since 2008 have allowed an accelerating debt accumulation under those frameworks, pre-empting questions of debt sustainability should interest rates reverse. READ MORE

  2. 2. Study of spatial and temporal variation of atmospheric optical parameters and their relation with PM 2.5 concentration over Europe using GIS technologies

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Panagiotis Symeonidis; [2017]
    Keywords : aerosols; air quality; satellite remote sensing; GIS; geography; Geographical Information Systems; particulate matter; Aerosol Optical Depth; MODIS; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to examine the use of remote sensing aerosol data as an estimator of ground level fine particulate matter concentration (PM 2.5). In order to examine this possible relation, daily MODIS Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) data were used, collected for an entire year. READ MORE

  3. 3. The energy system of Greece : A Techno-economic and Environmental Approach

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för bygg- energi- och miljöteknik; Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för bygg- energi- och miljöteknik

    Author : Stelios Kastis; Vaggelis Kitsios; [2017]
    Keywords : Fossil fuels; renewable energy; electricity; CO2eq emissions; environmental impact; power plants; energy costs; LCA;

    Abstract : The human effort to continuously improve their standard of living in conjunction with the rapid growth of world‟s population, the reckless and the wasteful misuse of energy reserves threaten to lead mankind in an energy deadlock. In an effort to realize the size of the waste of our planet‟s available energy resources, we only need to point out that people have spent the last century stocks of raw materials and energy, which were saved and produced during the lifetime of our planet. READ MORE

  4. 4. State compensation as trafficking victims' recall for justice. : -A comparative study of the implementation of trafficking victims' right to state compensation in five EU-member states, as a measure of transnational justice and equality before the law.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Emma Tengwall; [2017]
    Keywords : Compensation; trafficking in human beings; restoration; transnational justice; crime victim; victimization; equal concern; equality before the law; social freedom; cosmopolitanism.;

    Abstract : State compensation is considered a complementary tool for victims of crimes’ access to restorative justice. Particular benefits with state compensation for trafficked persons is the non-involvement of the offender, which by the nature of the crime usually implies a major obstacle for their access to financial compensation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Application of GALDIT index in the Mediterranean region to assess vulnerability to sea water intrusion

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Tracy Zaarour; [2017]
    Keywords : aquifer; Physical Geography and Ecosystem analysis; Sea Water Intrusion SWI ; Vulnerability Index VI ; GALDIT VI; Groundwater; GEM; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : GALDIT is a Vulnerability Indexing (VI) methodology that uses ranges, ratings and weights developed as a preliminary decision support tool to predict groundwater areas prone to Sea Water Intrusion (SWI). It has been only applied on porous coastal aquifers to date, in Mediterranean coastal regions, where SWI has become a growing problem. READ MORE