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Climate Change Policy in Chinese Online Media Discourse: The Case of the Debate on the Copenhagen Climate Summit 2009

McGrath, Matt. “China’s Per Capita Carbon Emissions Overtake EU’s.” In BBC News, 21 September 2014,, accessed January 2015 NDRC. “Zhōngguó yīngduì qìhuà biànhuà guójiā fang’àn (Quánwén)”《中国应对气候变化国家 方案》(全文)[China’s National Climate Change Programme (Full Text)]. 4 June 2007,, accessed July 2015. For the English version see NDRC. “National Climate Change Program.” 4 June 2007,

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Electronic Waste in China, Japan, and Vietnam: A Comparative Analysis of Waste Management Strategies

Bui. “A Holistic Approach to Recycling of CRT Glass and PCBs in Vietnam.” In Journal of Vietnamese Environment, 2/1, 2012, pp. 1-7 World Bank. Vietnam Environment Monitor 2004. Washington, D.C.: World Bank, 2005 World Bank. “GDP Per Capita (current US$).” 2016,, accessed 20 February 2016 Yang, Jianxin, Bin Lu, and Cheng Xu. “WEEE Flow and Mitigating Measures in China.” In Waste Management, 28, 2008, pp. 1589-1597 Yoshida, Aya, Tomohiro Tasaki, and

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Energy Consumption Modeling in the Western Balkan Countries Using a Top-Down Approach


This paper investigates the relationships between energy consumption and GDP growth for 6 Western Balkan countries over 10 years period from 2005 to 2014. The countries under consideration are: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, and Macedonia, FYR. The aim of this study is to evaluate the energy demand across time and within these countries. The other variables that are considered in the model are the Electricity use per capita, the Oil price referred to Crude Oil International markets price expressed in USD and the exchange rate. Recently, numerous empirical studies have been conducted to detect this relationship, but not specifically to the Western Balkan region. There are general characteristics, due to the common historical background, but also specific patterns of the economic structure shaping the energy demand of each country. The main approaches to energy demand modeling are the Bottom-up and Top Down approaches. Currently important research is conveying also toward the Hybrid models. The demand in this countries is very susceptible to external oscillations, leading to severe exogenous impacts on the long term equilibrium, fitting more towards a top down macroeconometric model.

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Insights on Sustainable Universities from Economic and Statistical Perspectives

energy security. A paper by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy. September 2014. Retrieved from European Union Regional Policy. (2011). Connecting Universities to Regional Growth. Smart Specialization Platform. Retrieved from Eurostat. (2019). “GDP per capita in PPS.” Retrieved from https

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