Publications of the Chair

Techno-economic assessment of solar energy coupling with large-scale desalination plant: The case of Morocco

2020
Authors :
Maryème Kettani et Philippe Bandelier

This paper examines the cost competitiveness of an extra-large-scale (275,000 m3/d) solar-powered desalination, taking as a case study the Chtouka Ait Baha plant in Morocco.

Sustainable finance in Japan

2020
Authors :
Kim Schumacher, Hugues Chenet & Ulrich Volz

This article examines the role of sustainable finance and investment in Japan and how the Japanese financial sector can mitigate growing climate risks and support Japan's transition towards a zero-carbon, sustainable economy.

Digitalisation of goods: a systematic review of the determinants and magnitude of the impacts on energy consumption

2020
Authors :
Victor Court and Steven Sorrell

This article studies the contribution of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to a low carbon economy.

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.

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...  

Power for empowerment: the impact of electricity on women and children in Subsahara Africa

2019
Authors :
Emile Tenezakis & Ahmed Tritah

Is electricity a vehicle of children and women empowerment in poor rural areas of the developing world? In this paper we approach the question...  

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.