Publications of the Chair

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...  

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.