La régulation des contrats publics complexes de long terme à l’épreuve des imperfections informationnelles

Numéro : 2017-7 Frédéric Marty – La régulation des contrats publics complexes de long terme à l’épreuve des imperfections informationnelles Résumé: Le contrat administratif complexe de long terme est particulièrement exposé aux risques liés au caractère incomplet et asymétrique de l’information. Il peut s’ensuivre des renégociations imposées et déséquilibrées ou des défaillances dans l’exécution des contrats.…

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Public-private partnerships in Europe for building and managing public infrastructures: An economic perpective

Numéro: 2017-6 Elisabetta Iossa et Stéphane Saussier – Public-private partnerships in Europe for building and managing public infrastructures: An economic perpective Abstract: Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are long term contractual agreements between the public and private sector for the provision of public infrastructures and services. Due to tighter budget constraints and to a renewed interest in greater involvement…

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Risk minimisation: the failure of electricity intra-day forward contracts

Septembre 2017 Raphaël Homayoun Boroumand, Stéphane Goutte, Simon Porcher, et Thomas Porcher, International Journal of Global Energy Issues Abstract: As market intermediaries, electricity retailers purchase electricity from the wholesale market or self-generate to ‘deliver’ to their customers. However, electricity retailers are uncertain about how much electricity their residential customers will use at any moment of the day…

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Achieving organizational identification and employee commitment through CSR communication

Numéro: 2017-5 Ouiam Kaddouri et Elisabeth Albertini – Achieving organizational identification and employee commitment through CSR communication Abstract : Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) communication is nowadays an important constituent of the dialogue between firms and their stakeholders. Nonetheless, there is still little guidance regarding its returns and impacts on both primary and secondary stakeholders. Through a…

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Social and nonlinear tariffs on drinking water: Cui bono? Empirical evidence from a natural experiment in France

Numéro: 2017-4 Alexandre Mayol – Social and nonlinear tariffs on drinking water: Cui bono? Empirical evidence from a natural experiment in France Abstract : This empirical study discusses both the incentive and redistributive effects of nonlinear tariffs on the drinking water of developed countries. Using an original panel database based on a natural experience with drinking water…

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The importance of sequencing regulatory reforms in the telecom sector: Evidence from MENA countries

Numéro: 2017-3 Carlo Cambini, Riham Ahmed Ezzat et Carine Staropoli – The importance of sequencing regulatory reforms in the telecom sector: Evidence from MENA countries Abstract : Since the late eighties, governments have designed telecommunication policies aiming at introducing competition. This implies new regulation framework and privatization of State Owned Enterprises (SOEs). This paper empirically assesses the effect…

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Public-private partnerships for infrastructure at the sub-national level of government: Opportunities and challenges in France

Numéro: 2017-2 Stéphane Saussier – Public-private partnerships for infrastructure at the sub-national level of government: Opportunities and challenges in France Abstract : According to the OECD, after a short-lived expansion in reaction to the crisis, public investment has recently experienced a substantial decline in a number of European countries (OECD 2013).  As a natural reaction to these budget cuts,…

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Impact of regulation on English and Welsh water-only companies: an input-distance function approach

Juin 2017 María Molinos-Senante, Simon Porcher, et Alexandros Maziotis – Environmental Science and Pollution Research Abstract: The assessment of productivity change over time and its drivers is of great significance for water companies and regulators when setting urban water tariffs. This issue is even more relevant in privatized water industries, such as those in England and Wales, where the price-cap regulation…

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The welfare costs of non-marginal water pricing: evidence from the water only companies in England and Wales

Mai 2017 Simon Porcher, Alexandros Maziotis, et Maria Molinos-Senante, Urban Water Journal Abstract: The evaluation of the economic efficiency of regulatory schemes is essential for regulators and utilities. In this study it is analysed for the first time the welfare costs of non-marginal cost pricing in the water supply in England and Wales, by computing the deadweight…

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