Les publications de la Chaire

Conventional and unconventional economic policies in an econometric SFC model of the French economy

2022
Auteurs :
Jacques Mazier, Luis Reyes

A first version of an econometric SFC model of the French economy based on the accumulation accounts from INSEE and on the financial accounts of the Bank of France has been presented (Mazier and Reyes, 2022). It provides the overall structure, the main equations and the basic properties of the model. This paper is...

Unconventional monetary policy in an econometric SFC model of the French economy: some lessons for financing the low carbon transition

2022
Auteurs :
Jacques Mazier, Luis Reyes

An econometric SFC model of the French economy is presented. The structure of the model is analogous to that of already existing national-level SFC models. The dynamic
simulations on the past over the period 1996-2019 provide acceptable results. In a second part the effects of unconventional monetary policy are evaluated such as the distribution of
helicopter money in...

Do French firms follow a transparent or climate-friendly path?

2022
Auteurs :
Jeanne Amar, Samira Demaria, Sandra Rigot

Corporate disclosures related to climate risks are one of the ways to fight climate change by improving financial transparency for investors. An initial assessment, five years after the COP 21, of the climate disclosure practices of French companies (CAC 40) 2015-2019 will be presented. While the results are encouraging, they need to be put into...

Economic rationality and ecological functionalism: epistemological affinities and temptations

2022
Auteurs :
Hadrien Lantremange

This article reviews the epistemological status of functionalism in ecology and highlights some important implications for ecological economics. One of the most important aspects is that there is no such thing as "functioning" in nature.

Hotelling and Recycling

2022
Auteurs :
Bocar Samba Ba, Raphael Soubeyran

This article studies the exploitation of recyclable exhaustible resources such as metals that are crucial for the energy transition or phosphorus that is crucial for agricultural production. We use a standard Hotelling model of resource exploitation that includes a primary sector and a recycling sector.

Ce qui disparaît : considérations sur l’espèce, la crise écologique et la crise de la culture

2022
Auteurs :
Hadrien Lantremange

Si la crise écologique est habituellement présentée comme une confrontation entre l’homme et la nature, il reste un troisième terme qu’il est impératif de garder à l’esprit : la technique, constituée de deux fronts, qu’il faut considérer conjointement : la médiation avec la nature, et la médiation avec l’homme lui-même.

What are the Drivers of Corporates’ climate transparency? Evidence from the S&P 1200 Index

2022
Auteurs :
Jeanne Amar, Samira Demaria et Sandra Rigot

This paper investigates the determinants of corporates’ voluntary climate-related risk disclosures throughout the world. The empirical evidence shown by the results, based on a global studys highlights the need for standardization of climate-risk disclosures.

Désordre écologique : l’équilibre, le chaos et l’ordre désiré

2022
Auteurs :
Hadrien Lantremange

L’ambition de cet article est de revenir sur les évolutions récentes de l’écologie scientifique et de comparer ses conclusions avec les principaux formalismes en vigueur en économie environnementale. De cette sorte de confrontation des deux disciplines, il ressort ceci : (1) qu’une réalité écologique n’affleure que partiellement des représentations économiques ; (2) que lorsqu’un "objet"...

Shaky foundations: Central bank independence in the 21st century

2022
Auteurs :
Jérôme Deyris, Gaëtan Le Quang et Laurence Scialom

Central bank independence (CBI) has often been presented as a superior institutional arrangement demonstrated by economists in the 1980s for achieving a common good in a non-partisan manner. In this article, we argue that this view must be challenged.

Winners and Losers of the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Excess Profits Tax Proposal

2022
Auteurs :
Céline Azémar, Rodolphe Desbordes, Paolo Melindi-Ghidi, Jean-Philippe Nicolaï

This paper studies the gains and losses incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic. A comparison between the gains and losses triggered by both the pandemic and the lockdown indicates that an excess profits tax imposed on the ‘winners’ could partly compensate the ‘losers’ of the same sector.