Charalampos Koutalakis

Charalampos Koutalakis
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens | uoa · Department of Administrative Science

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We present the initial set of findings from a pilot experiment that used an Internet-based end-to-end verifiable evoting system and was held during the European Elections 2014 in Athens, Greece. During the experiment, which took place on May 25th 2014, 747 people voted with our system in special voting stations that were placed outside two main pol...
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Electronic voting for local, regional and national elections and referenda is developing rapidly at a global scale as an efficient and low cost alternative to conventional methods of voting, with a positive impact on the quality of democratic representation. Still, despite the growing international experience, the harmonization of electronic voting...
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During the past 30 years environmental policy was never between the top priority areas of public intervention in Greece. Legislative measures related to the protection of human health and nuisance from private economic activities were introduced as early as in the beginning of last century. The post dictatorial constitution of 1975 provided, for th...
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Recent debates regarding the effectiveness of regulatory policymaking in the European Union (EU) focus on the merits of soft, non-binding forms of regulation between public and private actors. The emergence of less coercive forms of regulation is analyzed as a response to powerful functional pressures emanating from the complexity of regulatory iss...
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Over the last two decades, the EU has shown a preference for the replacement of traditional command-and-control patterns of environmental regulation with more cooperative policy schemes in the expectation of improving compliance in member states. But has the EU performed as a ‘governance-shaper’ in member states, such as Spain, Portugal and Greece...
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In recent years, most enlargement research has focused on theorizing the process of eastern enlargement and analysing the incentives of both the European Union (EU) and candidate member states to initiate a gradual process of legal and policy approximation with the prospect of eventual membership. Although the bulk of the literature draws on bilate...
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Environmental policy in Greece was not a top priority area of public intervention when Greece joined the EC in 1981. Environmental regulation has been largely of a symbolic character and has suffered from a legacy of implementation gaps. Environmental protection has ranged low on the political agenda not least because it has been regarded as incomp...
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[From the Introduction]. The analysis of the so-called ‘Seville process’ seeks to assess the regulatory effects of such participatory structures of policy making. The analysis focuses on two fundamental institutional properties of regulatory networks that are considered by the literature as catalysts for the enhancement of effectiveness and efficie...
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Both Italy and Greece experience considerable problems in adjusting to the underlining logic and the precise requirements of EU environmental policies. Their poor record of compliance with EU environmental legislation is often attributed to an alleged weakness of civil societal activism in environmental matters. Recent literature challenges these c...

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Focus on the making and implementation of EU environmental policies. Within and beyond the EU's borders.