Research Fellows

Power for empowerment: the impact of electricity on women and children in Subsahara Africa

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

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.

Climate Change and Financial Risk

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

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.

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

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. 

Minskyan Classical Growth Cycles: Stability Analysis of a Stock-Flow Consistent Macrodynamic Model

This paper follows van der Ploeg (1987)’s research program in testing both its extension of Goodwin (1967)’s predator-prey model and the Minsky Financial Instability Hypothesis (FIH) proposed by Keen (1995).