Research Fellows

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

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.

Empirical determinants of renewable energy deployment: A systematic literature review

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

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...  

Essays on social capital and welfare measurements

the primary motivation for this dissertation is to explore the concepts of social capital, relational capabilities, subjective well-being and development, and especially the linkages between them.

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

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.

Land-sparing vs Land-sharing with incomplete policies

This article analyzes the trade-off between yield and farmed area when a valuable species is affected by agricultural practices.

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

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

Calibration of agent-based models with a black-box optimization approach par Jean-Daniel Kant

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Speach from Jean-Daniel KANT (Sorbonne Université Sciences, LIP6)at the Research Seminar of the Chair Energy and Prosperity on March 15.

The representation and estimation of continuous time systems with mixed data – By Michael Thornton

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Speach from Michael Thornton at the Research Seminar of the Chair Energy and Prosperity on January 25.

Sovereign bond yield spreads and sustainability: An empirical analysis of OECD countries

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.