Marula Tsagkari

Marula Tsagkari
University of Barcelona | UB · Department of Economics and Business Organization

PhD

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October 2014 - March 2015
Natural Sciences Museum of Barcelona
Position
  • Intern
Description
  • Personality in Crossbills, problem solving experiments in Great tits, habitat choice in spiders, and home range and flock composition in Monk parakeets
September 2013 - April 2014
Biomedical Research Foundation
Position
  • Intern
October 2010 - April 2015

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Publications (15)
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In this paper we examine the effect of the current economic crisis on the environmental performance of the EU countries. By employing Hierarchical Linear Multilevel (HLM) modeling we find that, for the period 2000–2015, a drop in the national GDP (a “recession effect”) as well as endorsing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for receiving a IMF/EU/...
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Islands have great potential for renewable energy, and several pilot and experimental projects have been set up on islands globally, aiming to promote clean energy and self-sufficiency. Many of these decentralized energy initiatives oppose the established regimes of centralized electricity generation and introduce new forms of organization and mana...
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The energy sector is at the center of the current economic system, and of literature and activism on degrowth, which questions the sustainability of current models of energy use. Local and small-scale energy systems may have the potential to reduce energy and resource consumption and to advance degrowth-related ideals of energy democracy, self-suff...
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Local renewable energy initiatives, that involve the local population, can help empower the communities, economically , culturally, and socially. In many cases, the ambitions of energy projects go beyond mere electricity production and involve issues of energy justice, environmental awareness, and environmental citizenship. However , these aspirati...
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Local energy projects have been associated with several benefits for the local community like social cohesion, economic gains, new skills, and environmental awareness. Yet, there is limited research on whether the projects fulfill their sustainability promises, and how the local community perceive the benefits. This research introduces a novel fram...
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Unpaid care work, mostly performed by women, is a central but undervalued contributor to economies. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for unpaid care work increased due to restricted movement, social isolation and economic challenges. This pandemic has highlighted the urgency of recognizing and valuing women's work at the household level which...
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Island territories that are not connected to the mainland grid have some peculiarities derived from their high level of isolation. For this reason, they are the subject of specific regulation in various European countries under the EU, national and local regulation. In order to deal with the high cost of energy on their territories, the lack of gri...
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The Coronavirus pandemic will change the way we live and perceive the world around us and thus, will undoubtedly also affect the way we use energy. The energy sector is already feeling the effects of the coronavirus and these are not expected to go away anytime soon. The global lockdowns changed radically the energy demand patterns due to shut down...
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Greece has made a significant development in the energy sector; however, the decarbonization process still lags behind. In the awaking of the economic crisis, in 2009, the country was highly dependent on lignite for electricity production, and the energy market was controlled by a monopoly of the public power corporation. In order to comply with th...
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International agreements that aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions have raised concerns due to the risk of carbon leakage caused by trade liberalization. This study aims to analyse the carbon dioxide emissions related to trade flows for the case of Poland, in order to further investigate the interrelationship between emissions and the quick econo...
Technical Report
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This report Circle of Light. The impact of the LED Lifecycle uses a life cycle framework to explore the different phases of Light-Emitting Diode (LED) lights. The information presented in the report will be useful to public and private stakeholders as they get ready to invest in transformative LED solutions. The research was done in the framework o...
Conference Paper
ABSTRACT The present study forms part of the long-lasting observations of the post-fire regeneration of Abies cephalonica in the National Park of Parnitha after a highly severity fire, which occurred in June 2007 and burned 2/3 of the total fir forest. The aim of the work is to investigate the post-fire regeneration patterns of Abies cephalonica an...

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Currently the countries of the European South are facing difficult times and are called to take crucial decisions that will define their future. In this context, the present project will aim in examining the relationship between the present economic and environmental crisis in Portugal, Spain, Greece and Italy, and compare different problems/policies/approaches.