Publications of the Chair

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.

Oil Price Risk and Financial Contagion

2018
Authors :
Khaled Guesmi, Ilyes Abid, Anna Creti, Julien Chevallier

In this paper we test for the existence of equity market contagion, originating from oil price fluctuations, to regional and domestic stock markets.

Assessing the implementation of the Market Stability Reserve

2018
Authors :
Anna Creti, Corinne Chaton, María Eugenia Sanin

In this paper we model the EU-ETS in presence of the Market Stability Reserve (MSR) as it is defined by that decision and investigate the impact that such a measure has in terms of permits price, output production and banking strategies. Our main finding is that the MSR succeeds in increasing the permits' price...

Coping with the Collapse: A Stock -Flow Consistent Monetary Macrodynamics of Global Warming

2018
Authors :
Emmanuel Bovari, Gaël Giraud, Florent Mc Isaac

This paper presents a macroeconomic model of endogenous growth that takes into consideration the economic impact of climate change, the pivotal role of private debt and income distribution. The main finding is that, even though the short-run impact of climate change on economic fundamentals may seem prima facie rather minor, its long-run dynamic consequences...

Potential Impediments to Long-Term and Low-Carbon Investment: The International Accounting Standards at Stake

2018
Authors :
Samira Demaria et Sandra Rigot

The paper shows that International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) can affect long-term asset allocation of banks and insurance companies. International accounting standards do not differentiate between low and carbon intensive investment and do not take into account climate risks beforehand.

Corporate Governance as a Key Driver of Corporate Sustainability in France: The Role of Board Members and Investor Relations

2018
Authors :
Patricia Crifo, Elena Escrig-Olmedo, Nicolas Mottis

This paper examines the relationships between corporate governance and corporate sustainability by focusing on two main components of companies’ governance structure: boards of directors and investor relations officers.

Economic and Environmental Implications of Hydropower Concession Renewals: A Case Study in Southern France

2018
Authors :
Federico Pontoni, Anna Creti et Marc Joëts

this article analyzes the effect of the re-assignement of the French hydropower concessions through a competitive public procedure. It is based on the exemple of the Aspe valley, where more than 100 MW of hydro capacity is installed.