Essays about: "Greece"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 176 essays containing the word Greece.

  1. 1. EMPTYING THE SCHOOL OF ATHENS A quantitative analysis of the link between the Eurozone crisis and declining worker productivity in the Greek economy

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mikael Hemlin; [2019-09-13]
    Keywords : Greece; euro crisis; worker productivity; human capital transfers; optimum currency area theory; worker flexibility;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the causes of Greece’s worker productivity declinein the aftermath of the euro crisis. Through the employment of three groups of time-seriesregressions, the empirical analysis of the thesis demonstrates that: 1) there exists anunambiguous correlation between the unfolding of the euro crisis and Greece’s declining worker productivity – a correlation which is entirely disconnected from the progression of thecountry’s competitiveness; 2) the progression of the crisis is intimately correlated withGreece’s recent surge in human capital emigration; and 3) this outflow of human capital-richworkers may explain a large portion of Greece’s worker productivity decline since 2008. READ MORE

  2. 2. Decarbonisation of Maritime Transport - How does maritime industry lead the way towards decarbonisation? Greek shipowners’ perspective

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Kyriakis Koustoumpardis; [2019-07-02]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Sustainable maritime shipping; Decarbonisation; Emissions; Shipowner; Maritime transport;

    Abstract : MSc in Logistics and Transport Management.... READ MORE

  3. 3. Unraveling diverse values of ecosystem services : A socio-cultural valuation using the Q-methodology in Messenia, Greece

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Sofia Maniatakou; [2019]
    Keywords : socio-cultural valuation; ecosystem services; values; perceptions; Q-methodology; Messenia;

    Abstract : People perceive the importance of ecosystem services in different ways, depending on their values, beliefs and needs. This study provides a nuanced understanding of the multiple ways stakeholder groups perceive the benefits derived from hydrologic services in the surrounding area of the "Gialova" coastal wetland in Messenia, Greece. READ MORE

  4. 4. Seismic evaluation and retrofitting of an existing building in Athens using pushover analysis

    University essay from KTH/Betongbyggnad

    Author : Angelos Lazaris; [2019]
    Keywords : Earthquakes; seismic analysis; retrofitting; pushover analysis; concrete building; steel bracing; fibre reinforced plastic;

    Abstract : Earthquakes are one of the biggest problems in civil engineering all over the world. Due to earthquakes, great disasters in cities with collapsed structures and human losses have been caused. READ MORE

  5. 5. Organizational Precarity : An Anthropological study of a Civil Society Organization in austerity-ridden Greece

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Socialantropologiska institutionen

    Author : Eleni Zoi Palaiorouta; [2019]
    Keywords : Austerity; precarity; solidarity; organizational anthropology; Greece;

    Abstract : This study examines a Greek civil society organization, which is struggling to cope with the precarity caused by the environment of crisis. By looking into the austerity that prevails in Greece, I aim to discuss the connection between the Greek society and the organization, as both of them are struggling with the consequences of the crisis which brings them into a precarious position. READ MORE