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Does environmental regulation create merger incentives?

Published in Energy Policy June 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.

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.

Note méthodologique – Effets d’une inondation sur les populations dans le delta du Niger

Gaël Giraud, Hélène L’Huillier (Université Lille 1) et Cécile Renouard (ESSEC Business School) ont publié  dans la revue Oxford Development Studies un article sur...  

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.

Policies and deployment for Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles an assessment of the Normandy project

Article publié dans  The International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (24/12/16) The paper provides a cost benefit analysis of one of the most prominent Fuel...  

Energy and Money in New Frameworks for Macro-dynamics

Phd Thesis – Florent Mc Isaac presented publicly on  the 14th of December 2016 – Université Paris 1, Panthéon Sorbonne. Ever since the stagflation...  

Les anathèmes de MM. Cahuc et Zylberberg ne sont pas à la hauteur des défis que doit relever l’économie

Deux chercheurs en économie, Pierre Cahuc et André Zylberberg, viennent de publier un pamphlet dirigé contre ce qu’ils identifient comme l’expression d’un négationnisme (le...  

Croissance de l’économie nationale : Gaël Giraud, chef économiste de l’Afd rencontre les autorités ivoiriennes

Gaël Giraud va séjourner sur les bords de la lagune Ebrié du 25 au 28 septembre 2016. Le chef économiste de l’Agence française de...  

Growth and economic situation

Podcast of Gael Giraud to listen : http://www.chair-energy-prosperity.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/RADIO_ANCHIO_del_29_09_2016_-_parte_3_-_DEF__crescita_e_situazione_economica.mp3