Publications of the Chair

Coupled Climate–Economy–Biosphere (CoCEB) model – Part 1: Abatement efficacy of low-carbon technologies

2017
Authors :
Keroboto B. Z. Ogutu, Fabio D'Andrea, Michael Ghil, Charles Nyandwi

The CoCEB model is used to evaluate hypotheses on the long-term effect of investment in emission abatement, and on the comparative efficacy of different approaches to abatement. While many studies in the literature treat abatement costs as an unproductive loss of income, we show that mitigation costs do slow down economic growth over the...

The Impact of Randomness on the Distribution of Wealth: Some Economic Aspects of the Wright-Fisher Diffusion Process

2017
Authors :
Nicolas Bouleau, Christophe Chorro

Article published in Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications (August 2017). Abstract. In this paper we consider some elementary and fair zero-sum games...  

Relational Capabilities and Subjective Well-Being: Influence of Exclusion and Ethnic Polarization

2017
Authors :
Rakesh Gupta N.R.

This paper presents novel approach about ethnic polarization in a country and extends its relevance beyond social conflict and civil wars to subjective well-being (SWB) and relational capabilities construct.

Coherent Multidimensional Poverty Measurement

2017
Authors :
Gaël Giraud, Rakesh Gupta N. R.

This paper presents a family of multidimensional poverty indexes that measure poverty as a function of the extent and the intensity of poverty.

Does environmental regulation create merger incentives?

2017
Authors :
Anna Creti, María-Eugenia Sanin

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

2017
Authors :
Daniel Daví-Arderiusa, María-Eugenia Sanin, Elisa Trujillo-Bautec

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...

The effect of countries’ ESG ratings on their sovereign borrowing costs

2017
Authors :
Patricia Crifo, Marc-Arthur Diaye, Rim Oueghlissi.

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

2017
Authors :
Gaël Giraud, Hélène L’Huillier, Cécile Renouard

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

2017
Authors :
Gaël Giraud, Matheus Grasselli

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

2016
Authors :
Julien Brunet, Jean-Pierre Ponssard

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...