Publications of the Chair

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.

Reaching Brazil’s National Determined Contributions: An Assessment of the Key Transitions in Final Demand and Employment

2018
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. 

A reassessment of the Great Divergence debate

2018
Authors :
Victor Court

In this article, I first look at the most recent data to define when the Little and Great Divergence occurred. Next, I sort the...  

An estimation of different minimum exergy return ratios required for society

2018
Authors :
Victor Court

This article shows that several minimum exergy return ratios (ExRRs) can be computed in relation to different aggregate exergy conversion efficiencies.

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

Foreign Demand and Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Empirical Evidence with Implications for Leakage

2018
Authors :
Geoffrey Barrows and Hélène Ollivier

In this paper, we estimate for the first time how production and emissions of manufacturing firms in one country respond to foreign demand shocks in trading partner markets.

Why conditional subsidies for risky innovative green projects should be prefered to flat subsidies

2018
Authors :
Guy Meunier, Jean-Pierre Ponssard

This paper analyzes the potential benefit of using subsidies conditional on success or failure of an R&D program, rather than a flat subsidy.