Revues et ouvrages

The Economics of Public-Private Partnerships: Theoretical and Empirical Developments

Janvier 2018 Julie de Brux and Stéphane Saussier (Eds.), Springer Abstract: This book investigates the economic decisions behind the implementation of public-private partnerships (PPPs). The first part of the book discusses different…

Lire plus

PPP in Europe for building and managing public infrastructures: An economic perspective

Janvier 2018 Elisabetta Iossa and Stéphane Saussier, Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics Abstract: Public–private partnerships (PPPs) are long-term contractual agreements between the public and private sector for the provision of…

Lire plus

Social and nonlinear tariffs on drinking water: Cui bono ?

Décembre 2017 Alexandre Mayol, Revue d’Economie Politique Abstract: This empirical study discusses both the incentive and redistributive effects of nonlinear tariffs on the drinking water of developed countries. Using an original…

Lire plus

Trading service quality for safety: a cautionary tale from the French ‘Robien law’ on elevator safety

29 novembre 2017 Lisa Chever et Michael Klien, Journal of Regulatory Economics Abstract: To deal with elevator accidents the French ‘Robien law’ mandated safety upgrades for ‘old’ elevators. Available statistics suggest…

Lire plus

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…

Lire plus

The ‘hidden costs’ of water provision: New evidence from the relationship between contracting-out and price in French water public services

30 août 2017 Simon Porcher, Utilities Policy Abstract: In France, the management of public services such as water or sanitation can be done by the municipal council or contracted out to…

Lire plus

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…

Lire plus

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…

Lire plus

Analyse économique des clauses environnementales dans la commande publique : Le pire instrument à l’exception de tous les autres ?

25 janvier 2017  Frédéric Marty, Droit de l’environnement Abstract : La première recommandation du rapport du Conseil d’analyse économique rédigé par Stéphane Saussier et Jean Tirole, publié au printemps 2015 était…

Lire plus

Jumps and volatility dynamics in agricultural commodity spot prices

5 janvier 2017 Raphaël Homayoun Boroumand, Stéphane Goutte, Simon Porcher, and Thomas Porcher, Applied Economics Abstract : The spot commodities market exhibits both extreme volatility and price spikes, which lead to…

Lire plus