Publications of the Chair

Expenditure elasticity and income elasticity of GHG emissions: A survey of literature on household carbon footprint

2021
Authors :
Antonin Pottier

The article examines the relationship between a household's income and its carbon emissions (the carbon footprint). It is found that, generally, the carbon footprint grows less rapidly than expenditure, and confirms that the income elasticity is lower than the expenditure elasticity

It takes two to dance: Institutional dynamics and climate-related financial policies

2021
Authors :
Moritz Baer, Emanuele Campiglio, JérômeDeyris

This article studies how institutional dynamics might affect and be affected by the implementation of climate-related financial policies.

Better safe than sorry: macroprudential policy, Covid 19 and climate change

2021
Authors :
Gaëtan Le Quang, Laurence Scialom

This article point out why current banking regulation is not adequate to face risks whose origin is grounded outside financial markets and offer avenues for reforming macroprudential regulation.

A Bibliometric Analysis of Research on Renewable Energy Crowdfunding : An Assessment and Policy Proposals

2021
Authors :
Sandra Rigot, Cécile Cézanne, Laurence Saglietto

This paper tries to fill this gap of research on the significance and evolution of renewable energy crowdfunding by providing a bibliometric analysis of academic work on renewable energy crowdfunding.

Finance, climate-change and radical uncertainty: Towards a precautionary approach to financial policy

2021
Authors :
Hugues Chenet, Josh Ryan-Collins, Frank van Lerven

The article presents a ‘precautionary’ financial policy approach to deal with Climate-related financial risks instead of the current framework which largely focuses on market-based solutions

Energy efficiency and economy-wide rebound effects: A review of the evidence and its implications

2021
Authors :
Paul E. Brockway, Steve Sorrell, Gregor Semieniuk, Matthew Kuperus Heun, Victor Court,

This paper explores in which proportion the economy-wide rebound could erode expected energy savings from improved energy efficiency.

Economic impacts of a glacial period: a thought experiment to assess the disconnect between econometrics and climate sciences

2020
Authors :
Gaël Giraud, Marie-Noëlle Woillez, and Antoine Godin

After discussing the weaknesses of the aggregated statistical approach to estimate economic damage, we conclude that, if these functions cannot reasonably be trusted for such a large cooling, they should not be considered to provide relevant information on potential damage in the case of a warming of similar magnitude, as projected in the case...

COVID-19 and Climate Change: Should Governments Tie Corporate Bailouts to Environmental Efforts or Strengthen Current Environmental Policies?

2020
Authors :
Julie Ing, Jean-Philippe Nicolaï

This article examines the merits of making aid conditional on environmental efforts.

Corporate environmental reporting: Are French firms compliant with the Task Force on Climate Financial Disclosures’ recommendations?

2020
Authors :
Samira Demaria et Sandra Rigot

This article aims to analyse the compliance of CAC 40 firms with the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate‐related Financial Disclosures.

The different types of renewable energy finance: A Bibliometric analysis

2020
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.