Publications of the Chair

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.

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.

No-regret Pollution Abatement Options: A Correction of Bréchet and Jouvet (2009)

2020
Authors :
Antonin Pottier, Adrien Nguyen-Huu

In "Why environmental management may yield no-regret pollution abatement options", Ecological Economics, 2009, Bréchet and Jouvet claim to have theoretically shown that profits maximizing firms can reduce pollution compared to laissez-faire and increase their profits. We correct multiple errors in their paper, with the conclusion that their claim no longer stands.

A systematic review of the energy and climate impacts of teleworking

2020
Authors :
Andrew Hook, Victor Court Benjamin K Sovacool and Steve Sorrell

The aim of this article is to identify the conditions under which teleworking leads to a net reduction in economy-wide energy consumption, and the circumstances where benefits may be outweighed by unintended impacts.

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.

Corporate social responsibility and corporate governance:The role of executive compensation programs

2020
Authors :
Sandra Cavaco, Patricia Crifo, Aymeric Guidoux

Article published in Industrial Relations (Avril 2020) This article examines the relationship between corporate governance and corporate sustainability by focusing on an essential component...  

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.