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News 26 July 2021

Experimental economics supporting the energy transition: pesticide reduction

In order to understand why French farmers still prefer to use pesticides rather than alternative agronomic solutions, despite the effectiveness of the latter when it comes to crop protection, IFPEN and INRAE conducted a survey of around one hundred farmers using a discrete choice experiment method. The results obtained revealed their reticence and their motivations. They will be useful in informing public decision-making and the design of incentive instruments.

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Economic modeling applied to the environment and energies

The period 2012-2020, during which IFP School hosted the teaching and research Chair dedicated to this theme was also a period of fundamental change in terms of economic analysis of the environment and energy, with an increased interest in issues related to sustainable development.
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The “Economics of Natural Gas” Chair: results and outlook

In 2016, IFP School joined forces with Mines ParisTech, Toulouse School of Economics and Paris Dauphine-PSL University to launch an original scientific initiative: the ”Economics of Natural Gas” Chair. The creation of this Chair resulted from a series of observations concerning the scientific and societal relevance of questions related to gas (particularly in the context of the energy transition and the rapid development of new technologies) and the opportunities offered by the complementary nature of the expertise present.
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Olivier MASSOL

Professor, Center for Energy Economics and Management (IFP School)
Scientific Assistant Director (IFP School)
Olivier Massol is Professor of Economics and Scientific Assistant Director at IFP School. Olivier joined IFP School in 2007 as a Lecturer of Energy Economics. He subsequently became Assistant
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Benoît Chèze

Economist-Econometrician,
Economics and Environmental Evaluation Department, Economics and Technology Intelligence Division
Dr. Benoît Chèze holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University Paris Nanterre, and two M.Sc. in Environmental and Natural Resources Economics (University Paris Nanterre) and in Macroeconomics
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Renovation of housing: how to support the energy transition of French households?

The national energy transition will largely depend on changes in household energy consumption. In 2015, the residential sector alone was responsible for 30% of final energy consumption and 25% of CO2
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Welcome to the club! Understanding and overcoming the obstacles to the adoption of CCS technologies

The widespread adoption of CO2 capture and storage (CCS), a key factor in combating climate change, requires the joint adoption of these technologies by independent players: emitters, transporters
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Biofuels: contagion factors between agricultural and oil markets?

In order to combat climate change, numerous countries introduced policies promoting the use of 1st-generation biofuels, generating a 7-fold increase in their production between 2000 and 2014. In
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SCelecTRA: prize for best 2030 scenario for electric mobility

Selected as part of the European ERANET-Electromobility+ programa and coordinated by IFPEN, the SCelecTRA(1) project was aimed at assessing the potential and conditions for the development of electric