Publications of the Chair

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...  

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.

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.

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. 

Minskyan Classical Growth Cycles: Stability Analysis of a Stock-Flow Consistent Macrodynamic Model

2018
Authors :
Daniel Bastidas, Adrien Fabre and Florent Mc Isaac

This paper follows van der Ploeg (1987)’s research program in testing both its extension of Goodwin (1967)’s predator-prey model and the Minsky Financial Instability Hypothesis (FIH) proposed by Keen (1995).

An estimation of different minimum exergy return ratios required for society

2019
Authors :
Victor Court

This article shows that several minimum exergy return ratios (ExRRs) can be computed in relation to different aggregate exergy conversion efficiencies.

Debt and damages: what are the chances of staying under the 2°C warming threshold?

2018
Authors :
Emmanuel Bovari, Oskar Lecuyer, Florent Mc Isaac

In a stock-flow consistent macrodynamic model featuring two crucial endogenous destabilizing channels, namely debt accumulation and climate change, we perform a sensitivity analysis on four fundamental parameters of the climate and economic systems.

Energy capture, technological change, and economic growth: an evolutionary perspective

2018
Authors :
Victor Court

The purpose of this article is to reformulate a clear and in-depth state of knowledge provided by a thermo-evolutionary perspective of the economic system. It is shown that during the entire human history, energy has been central to direct the successive phases of technological change and economic development.

Renewable generation and network congestion: an empirical analysis of Italian Power Market

2018
Authors :
Faddy Ardian, Silvia Concettini, Anna Creti.

Article published in Volume 39, Special Issue 2 of The Quarterly Journal of the IAEE’s Energy Economics Education Foundation. This article empirically investigates the...  

The Impact on Long-Term Capital Investment of Accounting and Prudential Standards for European Financial Intermediaries

2018
Authors :
Samira Demaria and Sandra Rigot

The aim of this paper is to explain why there is insufficient long-term capital investment despite the abundant savings collected by a booming financial sector. Special attention is given to understanding the role of today’s accounting and prudential requirements.