About the Chair

The Energy and Prosperity academic Chair was created in 2015 to inform decisions of public and private actors in managing the energy transition. The Chair research deals with the impacts of energy transition on national economies (growth, employment, debt), on specific sectors (transportation, construction, energy , finance) and with the associated financing issues. Hosted by the Risk Foundation, the chair has the support of ADEME, Air Liquide, the French Development Agency, the Caisse des Dépôts, Mirova , Schneider Electric and SNCF .

Co-directors quotes

Quote Jean-Pierre Ponssard :

Quote Gaël Giraud :

« The energy transition is a global societal project, which impacts all economic sectors »

« The real role of energy and the limits of the Anthropocene will lead economists to change their paradigm »

Our research areas :

Understanding how different sectors can integrate the Energy Transition issues and how public policies (fiscal and regulatory) can play out as a catalyst. Modelling the impact of national energy trajectories						on employment , growth, welfare and the environment How to finance investments in the Energy Rransition and ensure proper consideration of the risks associated risk by the financial regulator.

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