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Jean-Charles Hourcade

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Centre International de Recherche sur l'Environnement et le Développement (CIRED)

Paris, France
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  1. Dipak Dasgupta & Etienne Espagne & Jean Charles Hourcade & Irving Mintzer & Seyni Nafo & Baptiste Perrissin Fabert & Nick Robins & Alfredo Sirkis, 2018. "Did the Paris Agreement Plant the Seeds of a Climate Consistent International Financial Regime?," CIRED Working Papers hal-01692879, HAL.
  2. Jean-Charles Hourcade & Michel Aglietta & Baptiste Perrissin Fabert & Etienne Espagne, 2016. "The low carbon transition between the animal spirits of finance and the fault lines of the world economy," Working Papers hal-01671392, HAL.
  3. Bruno Dorin & Jean Charles Hourcade & Michel Benoit-Cattin, 2013. "A World without Farmers ? The Lewis Path Revisited," CIRED Working Papers hal-00866413, HAL.
  4. Adrien Vogt-Schilb & Céline Guivarch & Jean Charles Hourcade, 2013. "Les véhicules électrifiés réduisent-ils les émissions de carbone ? Un raisonnement prospectif," CIRED Working Papers hal-00866450, HAL.
  5. Ruben Bibas & Jean Charles Hourcade, 2013. "Transitions énergétiques en France: Enseignements d'exercices de prospective," CIRED Working Papers halshs-00849948, HAL.
  6. Julien Lefevre & Emmanuel Combet & Jean Charles Hourcade, 2013. "Building Input-Output tables in physical units and in money value for hybrid energy-economy CGE models: application to the Brazilian economy [Construction de matrices entrées-sorties en indicateurs," CIRED Working Papers hal-01685990, HAL.
  7. Baptiste Perrissin Fabert & Patrice Dumas & Jean-Charles Hourcade, 2012. "What Social Cost of Carbon? A Mapping of the Climate Debate," Working Papers 2012.34, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.
  8. Ruben Bibas & Sandrine Mathy & Jean Charles Hourcade, 2012. "Impact macroéconomique du rythme de déclassement des centrales nucléaires sur la période 2010-2050," CIRED Working Papers halshs-00800393, HAL.
  9. Céline Guivarch & Julie Rozenberg & C. Cassen & Jean Charles Hourcade, 2012. "Scenarios to investigate the interplay between energy, environment and sustainable globalisation," CIRED Working Papers halshs-00800481, HAL.
  10. Jean Charles Hourcade & Antonin Pottier & Etienne Espagne, 2011. "The environment and directed technical change : comment," CIRED Working Papers hal-00866435, HAL.
  11. Julie Rozenberg & Céline Guivarch & C. Cassen & Jean Charles Hourcade, 2011. "Main challenges for the role of Europe in global governance on energy and environmental issues: prospective analyses and scenarios," CIRED Working Papers halshs-00800473, HAL.
  12. Jean Charles Hourcade & Baptiste Perrissin-Fabert & Julie Rozenberg, 2011. "Venturing into Uncharted Financial Waters : an Essay on Climate-Friendly Finance," CIRED Working Papers hal-00866434, HAL.
  13. Hallegatte, Stephane & Dumas, Patrice & Hourcade, Jean-Charles, 2010. "A note on the economic cost of climate change and the rationale to limit it below 2°C," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5179, The World Bank.
  14. Hourcade, Jean-Charles & Nadaud, Franck, 2010. "Thirty-five years of long-run energy forecasting : lessons for climate change policy," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5298, The World Bank.
  15. C. Cassen & Céline Guivarch & Jean Charles Hourcade & Julie Rozenberg, 2010. "Methodology to solve the aggregation problem between energy and trade and macro economic data in global models - AUGUR EUFP7," CIRED Working Papers halshs-00800464, HAL.
  16. Henri Waisman & Julie Rozenberg & Olivier Sassi & Jean Charles Hourcade, 2010. "Peak Oil through the lens of a general equilibrium assessment," CIRED Working Papers hal-00866451, HAL.
  17. Julie Rozenberg & Stéphane Hallegatte & Adrien Vogt-Schilb & Olivier Sassi & Céline Guivarch & Henri Waisman & Jean Charles Hourcade, 2010. "Climate policies as a hedge against the uncertainty on future oil supply," CIRED Working Papers hal-00866449, HAL.
  18. Karsten Neuhoff & Sam Fankhauser & Emmanuel Guerin & Jean Charles Hourcade & Helen Jackson & Ranjita Rajan & John Ward, 2010. "Structuring International Financial Support for Climate Change Mitigation in Developing Countries," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 976, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
  19. Dumas, P. & Hourcade, J. C. & Fabert, B. Perrissin, 2010. "Do we need a zero pure time preference or the risk of climate catastrophes to justify a 2C global warming target ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5392, The World Bank.
  20. Emmanuel Combet & Frédéric Ghersi & Jean Charles Hourcade, 2009. "Taxe carbone, une mesure socialement régressive ? Vrais problèmes et faux débats," CIRED Working Papers hal-00866409, HAL.
  21. Karsten Neuhoff & Morgan Bazilian & Jean Charles Hourcade & Adam Rysanek & Simone Cooper, 2009. "ISDA Policy Summary Report," Working Papers EPRG 0934, Energy Policy Research Group, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge.
  22. Fabien Roques & Olivier Sassi & Céline Guivarch & Henri Waisman & Renaud Crassous & Jean Charles Hourcade, 2009. "Integrated Modelling of Economic-Energy-Environment Scenarios - The Impact of China and India's Economic Growth on Energy Use and CO2 Emissions," CIRED Working Papers hal-00866448, HAL.
  23. Emmanuel Combet & Frédéric Ghersi & Jean Charles Hourcade & Daniel Théry, 2009. "Need a Carbon Tax be Socially Regressive ? True Challenges and Wrong Debates," CIRED Working Papers hal-00866410, HAL.
  24. Deepa Menon Choudhary, 2008. "Alinging Development, Air Quality and Climate Policies for Muliple Dividends," Working Papers id:1399, eSocialSciences.
  25. Vincent Gitz & Jean Charles Hourcade & Philippe Ciais, 2006. "The timing of biological carbon sequestration and carbon abatement in the energy sector under optimal strategies against climate risks," CIRED Working Papers halshs-00009338, HAL.
  26. Stéphane Hallegatte & Jean Charles Hourcade, 2006. "Why economic growth dynamics matter inassessing climate change damages: illustrationon extreme events," CIRED Working Papers halshs-00009339, HAL.
  27. Renaud Crassous & Jean Charles Hourcade & Olivier Sassi, 2006. "Endogenous Structural Change and Climate Targets : Modeling experiments with Imaclim-R," CIRED Working Papers hal-00866411, HAL.
  28. Jean Charles Hourcade & P.-R. Shukla & Sandrine Mathy, 2005. "Cutting the Climate-Development Gordian Knot - Economic options in a politically constrained world," CIRED Working Papers hal-00866572, HAL.
  29. Jean Charles Hourcade & François Gusdorf, 2005. "Quelques leçons à tirer de la vie et de la mort d'un bel impôt : la vignette," CIRED Working Papers halshs-00007197, HAL.
  30. Jean Charles Hourcade & Franck Lecocq, 2003. "Le taux d'actualisation contre le principe de précaution ? Leçons à partir du cas des politiques climatiques," CIRED Working Papers halshs-00000967, HAL.
  31. Lecocq, Franck & Hourcade, Jean-Charles, 2003. "Equitable provision of long-term public goods: the role of negotiation mandates," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3180, The World Bank.
  32. Jean Charles Hourcade & Frédéric Ghersi & Patrick Criqui, 2003. "Viable Responses to the equity-responsability dilemna : a consequentialist view," CIRED Working Papers halshs-00000965, HAL.
  33. Ghersi, Frederic & Hourcade, Jean-Charles, 2001. "The Economics of a Lost Deal," RFF Working Paper Series dp-01-48-, Resources for the Future.


  1. Jean-Charles Hourcade & Antonin Pottier & Etienne Espagne, 2018. "Social value of mitigation activities and forms of carbon pricing," International Economics, CEPII research center, issue 155, pages 8-18.
  2. Julien Lefèvre & William Wills & Jean-Charles Hourcade, 2018. "Combining low-carbon economic development and oil exploration in Brazil? An energy–economy assessment," Climate Policy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 18(10), pages 1286-1295, November.
  3. Espagne, Etienne & Hourcade, Jean-Charles, 2018. "Introduction to the special issue: Social values of carbon and climate policy signals in the post-COP21 context," International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 155(C), pages 1-2.
  4. Christophe Cassen & Meriem Hamdi-Chérif & Giancarlo Cotella & Jacopo Toniolo & Patrizia Lombardi & Jean-Charles Hourcade, 2018. "Low Carbon Scenarios for Europe: An Evaluation of Upscaling Low Carbon Experiments," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 10(3), pages 1-18, March.
  5. Jean-Charles Hourcade & P.-R. Shukla, 2015. "Cancun’s paradigm shift and COP 21: to go beyond rhetoric," International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 15(4), pages 343-351, November.
  6. Michel Aglietta & Jean-Charles Hourcade & Carlo Jaeger & Baptiste Fabert, 2015. "Financing transition in an adverse context: climate finance beyond carbon finance," International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 15(4), pages 403-420, November.
  7. Jean-Charles Hourcade & P.-R. Shukla & Christophe Cassen, 2015. "Climate policy architecture for the Cancun paradigm shift: building on the lessons from history," International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 15(4), pages 353-367, November.
  8. Jean-Charles Hourcade, 2015. "La taxe carbone : une idée toujours d’avenir si..," Revue de l'OFCE, Presses de Sciences-Po, vol. 0(3), pages 167-196.
  9. Emmanuel Combet & Jean-Charles Hourcade, 2014. "Taxe carbone, retraites et déficits publics : le coût caché du cloisonnement des expertises," Revue d'économie politique, Dalloz, vol. 124(3), pages 291-316.
  10. Pottier, Antonin & Hourcade, Jean-Charles & Espagne, Etienne, 2014. "Modelling the redirection of technical change: The pitfalls of incorporeal visions of the economy," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 42(C), pages 213-218.
  11. Lampin, Laure B.A. & Nadaud, Franck & Grazi, Fabio & Hourcade, Jean-Charles, 2013. "Long-term fuel demand: Not only a matter of fuel price," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 62(C), pages 780-787.
  12. Jim Skea & Jean-Charles Hourcade & S. Lechtenb�hmer, 2013. "Climate policies in a changing world context: is a paradigm shift needed?," Climate Policy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 13(sup01), pages 1-4, March.
  13. Julie Rozenberg & St�phane Hallegatte & Baptiste Perrissin-Fabert & Jean-Charles Hourcade, 2013. "Funding low-carbon investments in the absence of a carbon tax," Climate Policy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 13(1), pages 134-141, January.
  14. Waisman, Henri & Rozenberg, Julie & Hourcade, Jean Charles, 2013. "Monetary compensations in climate policy through the lens of a general equilibrium assessment: The case of oil-exporting countries," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 63(C), pages 951-961.
  15. Jean-Charles Hourcade & Priyadarshi Shukla, 2013. "Triggering the low-carbon transition in the aftermath of the global financial crisis," Climate Policy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 13(sup01), pages 22-35, March.
  16. Ottmar Edenhofer & Carlo Carraro & Jean-Charles Hourcade, 2012. "On the economics of decarbonization in an imperfect world," Climatic Change, Springer, vol. 114(1), pages 1-8, September.
  17. Henri Waisman & Céline Guivarch & Fabio Grazi & Jean Hourcade, 2012. "The I maclim-R model: infrastructures, technical inertia and the costs of low carbon futures under imperfect foresight," Climatic Change, Springer, vol. 114(1), pages 101-120, September.
  18. Gunnar Luderer & Enrica DeCian & Jean-Charles Hourcade & Marian Leimbach & Henri Waisman & Ottmar Edenhofer, 2012. "On the regional distribution of mitigation costs in a global cap-and-trade regime," Climatic Change, Springer, vol. 114(1), pages 59-78, September.
  19. Franck Lecocq & Jean-Charles Hourcade, 2012. "Unspoken ethical issues in the climate affair: Insights from a theoretical analysis of negotiation mandates," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 49(2), pages 445-471, February.
  20. Waisman, Henri & Rozenberg, Julie & Sassi, Olivier & Hourcade, Jean-Charles, 2012. "Peak Oil profiles through the lens of a general equilibrium assessment," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 48(C), pages 744-753.
  21. John Zsyman & Mark Huberty & Arno Behrens & Bert Colijn & Richard Tol & Jorge Núñez Ferrer & Michel Aglietta & Jean-Charles Hourcade, 2012. "Green growth," Intereconomics: Review of European Economic Policy, Springer;ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics;Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), vol. 47(3), pages 140-164, May.
    • J. Zsyman & M. Huberty & A. Behrens & B. Colijn & M. Aglietta & R.S.J. Tol & J.N. Ferrer & Jean Charles Hourcade, 2012. "Green growth," Post-Print hal-00716353, HAL.
  22. J. Hourcade & B. Perrissin Fabert & J. Rozenberg, 2012. "Venturing into uncharted financial waters: an essay on climate-friendly finance," International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 12(2), pages 165-186, May.
  23. Olivier Sassi & Renaud Crassous & Jean-Charles Hourcade & Vincent Gitz & Henri Waisman & Celine Guivarch, 2010. "IMACLIM-R: a modelling framework to simulate sustainable development pathways," International Journal of Global Environmental Issues, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 10(1/2), pages 5-24.
  24. Emmanuel Combet & Frédéric Ghersi & Jean-Charles Hourcade & Camille Thubin, 2010. "La fiscalité carbone au risque des enjeux d'équité," Revue française d'économie, Presses de Sciences-Po, vol. 0(2), pages 59-91.
  25. Hourcade, Jean-Charles & Ambrosi, Philippe & Dumas, Patrice, 2009. "Beyond the Stern Review: Lessons from a risky venture at the limits of the cost-benefit analysis," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 68(10), pages 2479-2484, August.
  26. Jean-Charles Hourcade & Renaud Crassous, 2008. "Low-carbon societies: a challenging transition for an attractive future," Climate Policy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(6), pages 607-612, November.
  27. Hallegatte, Stéphane & Ghil, Michael & Dumas, Patrice & Hourcade, Jean-Charles, 2008. "Business cycles, bifurcations and chaos in a neo-classical model with investment dynamics," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 67(1), pages 57-77, July.
  28. Jean-Charles Hourcade & Philippe Ambrosi, 2007. "Quelques leçons d'un essai à risque, l'évaluation des dommages climatiques par Sir Nicholas Stern," Revue d'économie politique, Dalloz, vol. 117(4), pages 533-545.
  29. Hallegatte, Stephane & Hourcade, Jean-Charles & Dumas, Patrice, 2007. "Why economic dynamics matter in assessing climate change damages: Illustration on extreme events," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 62(2), pages 330-340, April.
  30. Jean-Charles Hourcade, Mark Jaccard, Chris Bataille, and Frederic Ghersi, 2006. "Hybrid Modeling: New Answers to Old Challenges Introduction to the Special Issue of The Energy Journal," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Special I), pages 1-12.
  31. Frederic Ghersi and Jean-Charles Hourcade, 2006. "Macroeconomic Consistency issues in E3 Modeling: The Continued Fable of the Elephant and the Rabbit," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Special I), pages 39-62.
  32. Renaud Crassous, Jean-Charles Hourcade, Olivier Sassi, 2006. "Endogenous Structural Change and Climate Targets Modeling Experiments with Imaclim-R," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Special I), pages 259-276.
  33. Vincent Gitz & Jean-Charles Hourcade & Philippe Ciais, 2006. "The Timing of Biological Carbon Sequestration and Carbon Abatement in the Energy Sector Under Optimal Strategies Against Climate Risks," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 3), pages 113-134.
  34. Lecocq, Franck & Hourcade, Jean-Charles, 2004. "Le taux d’actualisation contre le principe de précaution?," L'Actualité Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, vol. 80(1), pages 41-65, Mars.
  35. Fr�d�ric Ghersi & Jean-Charles Hourcade & Patrick Criqui, 2003. "Viable responses to the equity-responsibility dilemma: a consequentialist view," Climate Policy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 3(sup1), pages 115-133, November.
  36. Jean-Charles Hourcade, 2003. "L'économie des régimes climatiques l'impossible coordination ?," Revue d'économie politique, Dalloz, vol. 113(4), pages 455-475.
  37. Jean-Charles Hourcade & Frederic Ghersi, 2002. "The Economics of a Lost Deal: Kyoto - The Hague - Marrakesh," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 3), pages 1-26.
  38. Frédéric Ghersi & Jean-Charles Hourcade & Philippe Quirion, 2001. "Marché international du carbone et double dividende : antinomie ou synergie," Revue Française d'Économie, Programme National Persée, vol. 16(2), pages 149-177.
  39. Sandrine Mathy & Jean-Charles Hourcade & Christophe de Gouvello, 2001. "Clean development mechanism: leverage for development?," Climate Policy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 1(2), pages 251-268, June.
  40. Jean-Charles Hourcade & Emeric Fortin, 2000. "Impact economique des politiques climatiques : des controverses aux enjeux de coordination," Economie Internationale, CEPII research center, issue 82, pages 45-74.
  41. Jean-Charles Hourcade & Frédéric Ghersi, 2000. "Le rôle du changement technique dans le double dividende d'écotaxes," Économie et Prévision, Programme National Persée, vol. 143(2), pages 47-68.
  42. Jean-Charles Hourcade & Frédéric Ghersi, 1998. "De Kyoto à Buenos Aires : l'émergence d'un nouveau contexte pour la compétition industrielle," Revue d'Économie Industrielle, Programme National Persée, vol. 83(1), pages 27-45.
  43. Lecocq, Franck & Hourcade, Jean-Charles & Ha Duong, Minh, 1998. "Decision making under uncertainty and inertia constraints: sectoral implications of the when flexibility," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 20(5-6), pages 539-555, December.
  44. Hourcade, Jean-Charles, 1998. "The thin pathway for reconciling development and climate change mitigation," Environment and Development Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 3(3), pages 347-409, July.
  45. Jean-Charles Hourcade & Khalil Helioui & Laurent Gilotte, 1997. "De quelques paradoxes autour de la fixation d'une taxe internationale sur le carbone," Revue Économique, Programme National Persée, vol. 48(6), pages 1509-1528.
  46. Hourcade, Jean-Charles & Robinson, John, 1996. "Mitigating factors : Assessing the costs of reducing GHG emissions," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 24(10-11), pages 863-873.
  47. Hourcade, Jean-Charles & Chapuis, Thierry, 1995. "No-regret potentials and technical innovation : A viability approach to integrated assessment of climate policies," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 23(4-5), pages 433-445.
  48. Hourcade, Jean-Charles, 1993. "Modelling long-run scenarios : Methodology lessons from a prospective study on a low CO2 intensive country," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 21(3), pages 309-326, March.
  49. Hourcade, Jean-Charles & Salles, Jean-Michel & Thery, Daniel, 1992. "Ecological economics and scientific controversies. Lessons from some recent policy making in the EEC," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 6(3), pages 211-233, December.
  50. Hourcade, Jean-Charles & Colombier, Michel & Menanteau, Philippe, 1990. "Price equalization and alternative approaches for rural electrification," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 18(9), pages 861-870, November.
  51. Jean-Charles Hourcade & Michel Colombier, 1989. "Développement des réseaux et modulations spatio-temporelles des tarifs : l'équité territoriale revisitée," Revue Économique, Programme National Persée, vol. 40(4), pages 649-678.


  1. Jean-Charles Hourcade & Frédéric Ghersi, 2009. "Interpreting Environmental Policy Cost Measures," Chapters, in: Valentina Bosetti & Reyer Gerlagh & Stefan P. Schleicher (ed.), Modelling Sustainable Development, chapter 5, Edward Elgar Publishing.

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  1. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (12) 2006-01-24 2010-01-23 2010-03-06 2010-05-22 2010-08-06 2012-02-01 2012-06-25 2013-10-25 2013-10-25 2016-08-14 2016-09-04 2018-03-19. Author is listed
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  3. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (3) 2013-10-25 2016-08-14 2016-09-04
  4. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2013-10-25
  5. NEP-DGE: Dynamic General Equilibrium (1) 2012-02-01
  6. NEP-FDG: Financial Development and Growth (1) 2012-02-01
  7. NEP-FOR: Forecasting (1) 2010-05-22
  8. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic and Financial History (1) 2013-10-25
  9. NEP-RES: Resource Economics (1) 2012-02-01
  10. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (1) 2006-01-24
  11. NEP-TRE: Transport Economics (1) 2013-10-25


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