Yearly Archives: 2017

Thomas Sargent face à Robert Lucas : une autre ambition pour la Nouvelle Economie Classique

L’idée est de montrer que la vision de la macroéconomie de Sargent contraste avec celle de Lucas.

Relational Capabilities and Subjective Well-Being: Influence of Exclusion and Ethnic Polarization

This paper presents novel approach about ethnic polarization in a country and extends its relevance beyond social conflict and civil wars to subjective well-being (SWB) and relational capabilities construct.

Coherent Multidimensional Poverty Measurement

This paper presents a family of multidimensional poverty indexes that measure poverty as a function of the extent and the intensity of poverty.

Does environmental regulation create merger incentives?

Publié dans Energy Policy Juin 2017. This paper studies merger incentives for polluting Cournot firms under a competitive tradable emission permits market.

CO2 content of electricity losses

Published in Energy Policy – Vol 104 – May 2017. We study the importance in terms of CO2 emissions the extra amount of energy necessary to cover losses. With this purpose we use Spanish market and system data with hourly frequency from 2011 to 2013. Our results show that indeed electricity losses significantly explain CO2 emissions, with a higher CO2 emissions rate when covering losses than the average rate of the system.

Documents d’archives – Politique monétaire de la France entre 1974 et 1984 et financement de la transition énergétique

Sélection de documents d’archive conservés à la Banque de France sur la politique monétaire menée de 1974 à 1984 pour financer la transition énergétique.

Comparaison des modèles météorologiques, climatiques et économiques 

Le diagnostic du changement climatique et de ses conséquences physiques repose sur une représentation modélisée et assez solide des phénomènes en cause. Les effets...  

The effect of countries’ ESG ratings on their sovereign borrowing costs

The article examines whether the extra-financial performance of countries on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors matters for sovereign bonds markets. Using a panel regression model over a data set with 23 OECD countries from 2007 to 2012, it shows that ESG ratings significantly decrease government bond spreads.

Methodological notes – Effects of a flood on the social capital in the Niger Delta

You can download here the methodological supporting un article analising the effects of a flood experienced in 2012 by communities of the Niger Delta.

The macrodynamics of household debt, growth, and inequality

How do inequality and growth evolve in the long run and why? This paper analyses the interplay between household debt, growth and inequality within a monetary, stock-flow consistent framework.