Publications of the Chair

Quantifying the potentials of transport CO2 emissions reductions through prospective scenarios analysis

2020
Authors :
Aurélien Bigo

This study compares and quantifies the potentials of 5 drivers of transport CO2 emissions reductions within French prospective scenarios by 2050.

Why local initiatives for the energy transition should coordinate. The case of cities for fuel cell buses in Europe

2020
Authors :
Guy Meunier, Lucie Moulin, Jean-Pierre Ponssard

This paper investigates the potential benefit of coordinating local initiatives in Europe in the transport sector and provides an evaluation of the JIVE programs with respect to FCEB.

Optimal Policy and Network Effects for the Deployment of Zero Emission Vehicles

2020
Authors :
Guy Meunier, Jean-Pierre Ponssard

This working paper analyzes the impact of indirect network effects in the deployment of zero emission vehicles in a static partial equilibrium model.

Financial impacts of climate change mitigation policies and their macroeconomic implications: a stock-flow consistent approach

2019
Authors :
Emmanuel Bovari, Gaël Giraud, Florent Mcisaac

To what extent can worldwide carbon pricing foster the transition towards a low-carbon economy and mitigate the effects of global warming? We address this question by assessing the financial impacts and macroeconomic implications of carbon pricing and public subsidies.

A reassessment of the Great Divergence debate

2019
Authors :
Victor Court

The article contributes to the literature on the Great Divergence by providing a review of all deep-rooted and proximate causes of economic growth.

Is Ethnic Diversity a Tragedy for Public good Provision in Africa?

2019
Authors :
Gwen-Jiro Clochard and Guillaume Hollard

Pioneer investigations of the economic consequences of ethnic diversity – a ubiquitous feature of African societies – found a strong and negative correlation. The...  

How to explain the past trends in transport CO2 emissions in France (1960-2017)?

2019
Authors :
Aurélien Bigo

This paper analyses the drivers of French transport CO2 emissions over the period 1960-2017. A decomposition analysis is used to evaluate the relative contribution of five key drivers of passenger and freight transports emissions: transport demand, modal shift, vehicle load factor, energy efficiency and carbon intensity of the energy.

Empirical determinants of renewable energy deployment: A systematic literature review

2020
Authors :
Clémence Bourcet

This paper aims to review the growing, though limited, body of literature that has emerged in the late 2000s to study the quantitative determinants of RE development at a country level.

Climate finance and disclosure for institutional investors: why transparency is not enough

2019
Authors :
Nadia Ameli, Paul Drummond, Michael Bisaro, Alexander Grubb, Hugues Chenet

Article published in Climatic Change (2019) The finance sector’s response to pressures around climate change has emphasized disclosure, notably through the recommendations of the...  

Essays on social capital and welfare measurements

2018
Authors :
Rakesh Gupta

the primary motivation for this dissertation is to explore the concepts of social capital, relational capabilities, subjective well-being and development, and especially the linkages between them.