Professor in Economics
IPAG Business School
184, bvd Saint-Germain
École Polytechnique Paris
Department of Economics
91128 Palaiseau Cedex
curriculum vitae (pdf)
Work in progress
 The endogenous formation of an environmental culture, May 2013, work in progress.
 Threshold Preferences and the Environment (with Benteng Zou), May 2013, work in progress.
 An Econometric Study of the Determinants of Green Party Voting, May 2013, mimeo. (submitted)
 Is environmentally-induced income variability a driver of migration? A macroeconomic perspective (joint with Luca Marchiori and Jean-Francois Maystadt), May 2013, mimeo. (submitted)
 How beliefs influence prevention expenditure, February 2013. (submitted)
 Is capital market integration a remedy for the environmental poverty trap (joint with Georg Müller-Fürstenberger), July 2012, mimeo. (revised & resubmitted, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control)
 Bank Specialization and Leverage Dynamics in Europe (joint work with G. Giordana), February 2012, mimeo. (submitted)
 On the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of Sovereign Ratings, Cahier de recherche 2012-02, Ecole Polytechnique Paris. (submitted)
 Macroeconomic Conditions and Financial Sector Leverage (joint work with G. Giordana), January 2012, BCL Working Paper No. 77. (pdf) (submitted)
 When does financial sector (in)stability induce financial reforms? (joint work with S. Lee), June 2011, Cahier de recherche 2011-21, Ecole Polytechnique Paris. (pdf) (submitted)
 The impact of the Basel III regulations on bank default (joint work with G. Giordana), April 2011, BCL Working Paper No. 79.
 Uncertainty and Insurance in Endogenous Climate Change, (with Georg Müller-Fürstenberger), Cahier de recherche 2009-07, Ecole Polytechnique Paris. (pdf) (revise and resubmit, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control)
 The Impact of the Basel III Liquidity Regulations on the Bank Lending Channel: A Luxembourg case study, International Review of Applied Economics, (with G. Giordana).
 Political Stability, Corruption and Trust in Politicians, Economic Modelling.
 What are the Bank-specific and Macroeconomic Drivers of Banks' Leverage: Evidence from Luxembourg, Empirical Economics, (with Gaston Giordana)
 Technological Opportunity, Long-Run Growth and Convergence, Oxford Economics Papers, forthcoming, (with Jakub Growiec).
 The Impact of Weather Anomalies on Migration in sub-Saharan Africa, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 63, May 2012, 335-374 (with Jean-Francois Maystadt and Luca Marchiori). (pdf)
 Learning-by-doing and the Costs of a Backstop for Energy Transition and Sustainability, Ecological Economics, 73, January 2012, 122-132 (with Pierre-André Jouvet). (pdf)
 Economic development and losses due to natural disasters: The role of hazard exposure, Ecological Economics, 72, December 2011, 97-105 (with Eric Strobl). (pdf)
 When should we stop extracting non-renewable resources?, Macroeconomic Dynamics, 15 (4), 2011, 495-512. (pdf)
 Endogenous Discounting and the Domain of the Felicity Function, Economic Modelling, 28 (1-2), 2011, 574-581. (pdf)
 When Nature Rebels: International Migration, Climate Change and Inequality, Journal of Population Economics, 24 (2), 2011, 569-600 (with Luca Marchiori). (pdf)
 Ecolabeling, Consumers’ Preferences and Taxation, Ecological Economics, 69 (11), September 2010, 2202-2212. (pdf)
 The dynamics of environmentalism and the environment, Ecological Economics, Elsevier, 68 (11), September 2009, 2842-2849. (pdf)
 Endogenous discounting via wealth, Twin-Peaks and the role of technology, Economics Letters, 103 (2), May 2009, 78-80. (pdf)
 On Technical Change in the Elasticities of Resource Inputs, Resources Policy, 33 (4), 2008 (with Jakub Growiec). (pdf)
 Pollution Perception: A challenge for Intergenerational Equity, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 55 (3), May 2008, Pages 296-309 (with Benteng Zou). (pdf)
Publications (cartes blanches)
 Environmental Migration as an Adaptation Strategy in sub-Saharan Africa (with L. Marchiori, J.F. Maystadt), UN conference proceedings, forthcoming. (pdf)
 Das schwächste Glied, Luxemburger Wort, Samstag 2. Juni. (pdf)
 Basel III Liquidity Regulations and monetary policy transmission in Luxembourg (with G. Giordana), Finance Nation n° 5. (pdf)
 The ups and downs of leverage in Luxembourg's banks (with G. Giordana), Finance Nation n° 4. (pdf)
 The Impact of the Basel III Liquidity Regulations on the Bank Lending Channel in Luxembourg (with G. Giordana), Banque centrale du Luxembourg, Financial Stability Review 2011. (pdf)
 The leverage cycle in Luxembourg’s banking sector (with G. Giordana), Banque centrale du Luxembourg, Financial Stability Review 2011. (pdf)
 Developing supported, effective and transparent mitigation strategies in developing countries, in Global Corruption Report: Climate Change, Transparency International, 2011 (joint with Juan Pablo Osorio and Krina Despota). (pdf)
 Ökolabels in Luxembourg, Brennpunkt, ASTM, Nr. 260.
 Mikrokredite: Die Kleinen kommen ganz groß raus, Luxemburger Wort, Samstag, 12. Juni. (pdf)
 Was kann der Grüne Kopenhagen Klimafond wirklich erreichen?, Brennpunkt, ASTM, Nr. 254. (pdf)
 Geldpolitik und die ökonomische Krise, Luxemburger Wort, 5. Juni. (pdf)
 Mikrofinanz-Investmentfonds und ihre Mikrotransparenzen, Brennpunkt, ASTM, Nr. 239. (pdf)