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What policies for the hydrogen sector? Lessons from city buses

This note identifies the two major handicaps to be overcome by the hydrogen sector in transport and uses the example of buses to illustrate the public policies that can overcome these obstacles.

Power to Empower Emerging Africa

Find the program and the report of the international conference "Energy to Empower Emerging Africa" held in Morocco on 5 and 6 March 2020.

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We conduct a survey about the perception of physical distancing and the individual motivations for applying it. Thank you for your participation !

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

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

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.

Optimal Policy and Network Effects for the Deployment of Zero Emission Vehicles

This working paper analyzes the impact of indirect network effects in the deployment of zero emission vehicles in a static partial equilibrium model.

Financial impacts of climate change mitigation policies and their macroeconomic implications: a stock-flow consistent approach

To what extent can worldwide carbon pricing foster the transition towards a low-carbon economy and mitigate the effects of global warming? We address this question by assessing the financial impacts and macroeconomic implications of carbon pricing and public subsidies.

A reassessment of the Great Divergence debate

The article contributes to the literature on the Great Divergence by providing a review of all deep-rooted and proximate causes of economic growth.

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

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)?

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.