Publications of the Chair

Prey–Predator Long-Term Modeling of Copper Reserves, Production, Recycling, Price, and Cost of Production

2019
Authors :
Olivier Vidal, Fatma Zahra Rostom, Cyril François, Gaël Giraud

The dynamics of copper production is modeled with a prey–predator approach linking the evolution of reserves to that of industrial wealth.

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.

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.

A representation of the world population dynamics for integrated assessment models

2020
Authors :
Victor Court, Florent Mc Isaac

In this article, we design a phenomenological model of the global human population dynamics by using the gross world product (GWP) as an exogenous input variable to determine the birth rate and death rates of each age group