Member - Cercle des économistes

Present positions 

  • Professor of Economics, University Paris Dauphine
  • Director, Laboratory of Economics in Dauphine (LEDa) & Center of Energy Economics (CGEMP).
  • President, Steering committee, Climate Economics Chair (CDC Climat, Total)
  • Director, network research program, European Electricity Markets Chair (RTE, EDF, EPEX, UFE)
  • Member of the board, University Paris-Dauphine
  • Member of the Scientific Council, Smart-Grids France
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the French Energy Council
  • Co-editor, Economics and Policy of Energy and the Environment
  • Editorial board: International Journal of Management and Network Economics, Revue de l’Energie.

Positions’ held

  • International Vice-President, University Paris-Dauphine (2004-2007)
  • Professor of economics, University of Reims, University of Paris XIIII
  • Invited professor, University of Todaï (Tokyo), Fudan (Shanghaï) et Bocconi (Milan)
  • Energy expert, International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes, World Bank.
  • Columnist, Le Monde de l’Economie (1997-2007).


  • Agrégation in Economics
  • D in Economics (award of the best PhD Thesis, National Association of PhDs in Economics).

Main publications

  • Shale gas in France. The Power of Public Opposition: From Permits to Protests to Bans, to be published, 2017.
  • Smart cities and smart mobilities, in Danielle Attias (ed.), A New Paradigm Of Mobility, Springer, to be published, 2017.
  • COP 21 : sur quelle « dynamique » de réduction des émissions ouvre l’accord de Paris ? La Revue de l’Énergie n°629 – janvier-février 2016.
  • Changement climatique et finance durable, numéro spécial de la Revue d’Economie Financière, co-dirigé avec Jean Boissinot, 2015.
  • The Economics of Smart Grids, John Wiley, to be published, 2015.
  • Is the French strategy of energy transition sustainable ?, Economics and Policy of Energy and the Environment, 2015.
  • Economic assessment of the shale gas development in US and Europe, Revue d’Economie Industrielle, with Sophie Méritet, 2014.
  • Climate Economics in Progress 2013 (ed.), Climate Economics Chair, 2013.
  • La Transition énergétique, Odile Jacob, 2013, with J.M.Chevalier & M.Cruciani.
  • The New Energy Crisis, Palgrave McMillan, 2013, with J.M.Chevalier.
  • Avenir énergétique : cartes sur table, Folio-Gallimard, 2012, with J.M.Chevalier & M.Derdevet. Award of the Association of Energy Economists (Japanese translation, Sakuhinsha, 2013).

Economic field of expertise 

  • Economics of energy and climate change, networks and telecommunication economics, industrial economics.
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