Publications of the Chair

Quantifying the potentials of transport CO2 emissions reductions through prospective scenarios analysis

2020
Authors :
Aurélien Bigo

This study compares and quantifies the potentials of 5 drivers of transport CO2 emissions reductions within French prospective scenarios by 2050.

Why local initiatives for the energy transition should coordinate. The case of cities for fuel cell buses in Europe

2020
Authors :
Guy Meunier, Lucie Moulin, Jean-Pierre Ponssard

This paper investigates the potential benefit of coordinating local initiatives in Europe in the transport sector and provides an evaluation of the JIVE programs with respect to FCEB.

Is Ethnic Diversity a Tragedy for Public good Provision in Africa?

2019
Authors :
Gwen-Jiro Clochard and Guillaume Hollard

Pioneer investigations of the economic consequences of ethnic diversity – a ubiquitous feature of African societies – found a strong and negative correlation. The...  

How to explain the past trends in transport CO2 emissions in France (1960-2017)?

2019
Authors :
Aurélien Bigo

This paper analyses the drivers of French transport CO2 emissions over the period 1960-2017. A decomposition analysis is used to evaluate the relative contribution of five key drivers of passenger and freight transports emissions: transport demand, modal shift, vehicle load factor, energy efficiency and carbon intensity of the energy.

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...  

A new measure of environmental reporting practice based on the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures

2018
Authors :
Samira Demaria, Sylvain Borie, Sandra Rigot

Based on content analysis of firms’ reference documents over 2015-2017, this article examines CAC 40 firms’ compliance with the recommendations of TCFD by building a new index to measure the disclosure of environmental information.

Energy, knowledge, and demo-economic development in the long run: a unified growth model

2019
Authors :
Emmanuel Bovari, Victor Court

This article provides a knowledge-based and energy-centred unified growth model of the transition from limited to sustained economic growth.

The financing of renewable energies: a bibliometric approach

2018
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.

Hicksian Traverse Revisited: Conditions for the Energy Transition

2018
Authors :
Adrien Nguyen-Huu, Antonin Pottier

This article analyzes the transition dynamics, what Hicks called the traverse, from one equilibrium toward another one—and the conditions for such a transfer—in a bi-sectoral economy under technological shocks.

A simple phenomenological model of the world population dynamics

2018
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