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AGRICULTURE, FORESTS, FOOD

Scientific project: Three main axes are developed in this research initiative: 1/ Greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation options in agricultural sectors: the cases of France and China 2/ Multi-criteria evaluation of GHG mitigation projects: application to forestry, biofuels and agricultural projects. 3/ Soil uses and interconnections between agriculture and forests  Given the considerable part played by […]

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AGRICULTURE: RISKS AND INSURANCE

Objectives of the Research initiative To develop scientific research on the evolution of insurance methodologies and products and the financial coverage of economic risks in agriculture-related activities, in particular in the context of meteorological and climatic effects, of increased volatility in commodities and energy markets, and of the evolution of public-private insurance schemes and risk […]

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Asset Management

A fund for educational purposes. It is planned to set up an experimental investment fund of around €100,000, intended to test investment strategies in a real-life situation. The management of the fund makes it possible to give the approach credibility and make it respond to real demand on the part of the students. The objective […]

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Bellepoque

This interdisciplinary project aims at exploring the nexus between : (i) the listed securities’ characteristics, market quality and prices’ behavior on two well-differentiated and competing organizations for financial transactions (the Paris Bourse and the Paris OTC-market, called the Coulisse) between 1871 and 1913 ; (ii) the locations of financial operators in Paris and the location of their […]

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BLOCKCHAIN PERSPECTIVES JOINT RESEARCH INITIATIVE

We believe that there are numerous potential applications for distributed ledger technology (DLN in the financial lndustry as evidenced by leading financial players’ considerable investments in the area. As DLT ambitions to allow instantaneous settlement, lt seems unavoidable in the long term that its integration should significantly impact and reshape the post-trade landscape. One obvious […]

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BUILDINGS AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY

The building sector accounts for more than 40% of the final energy consumed in France and produces more than a quarter of France’s greenhouse gas emissions. The initial aim of the research initiative is to provide quantitative data to shed light on the determinants of energy efficiency actions by questioning the value of the benefits […]

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CARBON PRICES AND THE CARBON MARKET

The functioning of the European CO2 allowances system. The objective is to understand the operating rules of the ETS by monitoring and analysing the conformity data of the facilities covered and transaction data. Researchers analyse the mechanisms of price formation and trading in the market. The latest proposals from the European Commission (Market Stability Reserve) […]

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CLIMATE ECONOMICS

Launched in October 2010, the Climate Economics Chair aims to be an academically recognized research platform open to the world of economic and political decision-making. Its research programme, validated by an internationally renowned Scientific Council, focuses on the economics of climate change. The Chair has set as a priority the training of young researchers by […]

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CONSTRUCTION OF FACTOR INDICES AND ALLOCATION

The main objectives of the “Construction of factor indices and allocation” finalised research programme are the construction of proprietary indices by classification methods, the use of robust methods in the construction of these indices, and allocation of a portfolio on these indices by following different “smart beta” approaches.  

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CREDIT RISK MODELLING

Issues and problem area The objective is to construct a model to analyse the financial health and the risk associated with the companies present within the OFI perimeter. More precisely, OFI AM wants to have a tool to evaluate the probability of predictive default over a 3-5 year time frame. Traditionally, this type of monitoring […]

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