Evangelos Siskos, Konstantia Darvidou
The role of the BSEC countries in solving the economic problems of climate change
Journal of European Economy, Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2010, pp.440-447
|JEL: F18, Q25||Full text (PDF)|
Black Sea region is one of the few regions of the world, which have been achieved the goal of reducing emissions of anthropogenic greenhouse gases embodied in the Kyoto Protocol to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Emissions of carbon dioxide in the twelve countries – members of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation in the pre-crisis in 2007 decreased by 22,8 % compared with 1990, while worldwide emissions increased by 75,7 %. The effectiveness of international mechanisms of climate change will promote the use of emissions per unit of land area as a source of objective indicators in calculating the potential of quotas on trade in emission rights.
The characteristics and classification of trade barriers on the services market
Journal of European Economy, Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2008, pp.328-342
|JEL: F, F1, F18||Full text (PDF)|
The paper analyses the most advanced methodologies of defining trade barriers and their effects on trade restrictions. The author summarizes major economic policy instruments used to support trade in services and comes to a conclusion that trade barriers in services differ by type of services.
Trade restrictions, trade barriers, regulatory barriers, non-regulatory barriers, criteria, classification and types of trade barriers, public purchases.