Publications of the Chair

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

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.

A new measure of environmental reporting practice based on the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures

2018
Authors :
Samira Demaria, Sylvain Borie, Sandra Rigot

Based on content analysis of firms’ reference documents over 2015-2017, this article examines CAC 40 firms’ compliance with the recommendations of TCFD by building a new index to measure the disclosure of environmental information.

Land-sparing vs Land-sharing with incomplete policies

2019
Authors :
Guy Meunier

This article analyzes the trade-off between yield and farmed area when a valuable species is affected by agricultural practices.

Energy, knowledge, and demo-economic development in the long run: a unified growth model

2019
Authors :
Emmanuel Bovari, Victor Court

This article provides a knowledge-based and energy-centred unified growth model of the transition from limited to sustained economic growth.

Sovereign bond yield spreads and sustainability: An empirical analysis of OECD countries

2019
Authors :
Gunther Capelle-Blancard, Patricia Crifo, Marc-Arthur Diaye, Rim Oueghlissi, Bert Scholtens

This paper studies whether and how a country's environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance relates to its sovereign borrowing costs in international capital markets.

The financing of renewable energies: a bibliometric approach

2018
Authors :
Luc Elie, Caroline Granier, Sandra Rigot

This article conducts a bibliometric analysis of the academic publications on the financing of renewable energies referenced in Web of Science up to June 2018. Our analysis reveals 11 main clusters. We highlight the fact that a majority of the sample focuses on market-based policy instruments used to support renewable energy development.

Reaching Brazil’s National Determined Contributions: An Assessment of the Key Transitions in Final Demand and Employment

2019
Authors :
Florent Mc Isaac, Daniel Bastidas

Using Brazil’s industrial structure and its interdependence, we evaluate the minimal changes in final demand that are needed to achieve their NDC and study the impacts that such changes could cause to the employment by industry in the country.