Publications of the Chair

Behavioural perspectives for post-pandemic environmental policy

2020
Authors :
Guy Meunier and Ingmar Schumacher

In this article we use the recent Covid-19 crisis to investigate what motivates individuals in their decisions to deal with two externalities, namely disease transmission, in particular social distancing, and the willingness to undertake green expenditure.

Credit Risk Sensitivity to Carbon Price

2020
Authors :
Vincent Bouchet et Theo Le Guenedal

Based on the 2018 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change scenarios, this article studies the credit risk sensitivity of 795 international companies to carbon prices.

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.

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.

Climate Change and Financial Risk

2019
Authors :
Hugues Chenet

This paper is an introduction to climate change risk for the financial sector (banks and investors). It aims to provide financial professionals, researchers and policymakers in the area of banking and investment with a snapshot of the current state of the art and guidance on the relevant literature to go further. 

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.