Prof. Matthieu Glachant

Visiting Professor

Matthieu Glachant is director of Cerna – Centre of Industrial Economics and a professor of economics at MINES ParisTech, PSL Research University.

His research is in the fields of environmental economics and energy economics.

Background

Matthieu holds a PhD in economics from the Ecole des mines in Paris. Before joining Mines ParisTech, he was Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute.

Research interests

  • Innovation, technology transfer and climate change;
  • Economics of corporate social responsibility;
  • The distributional effects of transport policies;
  • The economics of waste.

2018

Working paper  16 January, 2018

Intellectual property rights protection and the international transfer of low-carbon technologies

This study provides empirical evidence of the impact of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) on low-carbon technology transfer in OECD and non-OECD countries. read more »

2017

Working paper  1 February, 2017

The cost of adapting to climate change: evidence from the US residential sector

Using household-level data from the American Housing Survey, this paper assesses the cost of adapting housing to temperature increases. The authors account for both energy use adjustments and capital adjustments through investments in weatherization and heating and cooling equipment. read more »

2016

Research article  25 November, 2016

What role for climate negotiations on technology transfer?

Little progress has been made in climate negotiations on technology since 1992. Yet the diffusion of climate change mitigation technologies to developing countries (non-Annex I) has increased dramatically over … read more »

2015

Working paper  17 February, 2015

The impact of energy prices on energy efficiency: Evidence from the UK refrigerator market

It is commonly believed that large energy efficiency gaps exist in the energy-using durables markets. We develop a broad analytical framework capturing consumer purchase behavior and suppliers’ pricing and innovation … read more »

2012

Research article  20 February, 2012

What drives the international transfer of climate change mitigation technologies? Empirical evidence from patent data

Technology transfer plays a key role in global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In this paper, we characterize the factors that promote or hinder the international diffusion of climate-friendly technologies using detailed patent data from 96 countries for the period 1995–2007. read more »

2011

Research article  16 June, 2011

Invention and transfer of climate change–mitigation technologies: a global analysis

This article uses the European Patent Office Worldwide Patent Statistical Database to examine the geographic distribution and global diffusion of inventions in thirteen climate-mitigation technologies since 1978. read more »

Working paper  1 April, 2011

Does foreign environmental policy influence domestic innovation? Evidence from the wind industry

This paper examines the relative influence of domestic and foreign renewable energy policies on innovation activity in wind power, using patent data from OECD countries from … read more »

2010

Working paper  4 February, 2010

Invention and transfer of climate change mitigation technologies on a global scale: a study drawing on patent data

Our paper uses the EPO/OECD World Patent Statistical Database(PATSTAT) to provide a quantitative description of the geographic distribution of inventions in thirteen climate mitigation technologies since 1978 and their international diffusion on a global scale. read more »

2009

Working paper  1 December, 2009

What drives the international transfer of climate change mitigation technologies? Empirical evidence from patent data

Using patent data from 66 countries for the 1990–2003 period, we characterise the factors that promote or hinder the international diffusion of climate-friendly technologies on a global scale read more »

Research article  18 March, 2009

Invention and transfer of climate change mitigation technologies on a global scale: A study drawing on patent data. Report for AFD (French Development Agency)

Accelerating the development of less GHG intensive technologies and promoting their global diffusion—in particular in fast-growing emerging economies—is imperative in achieving the transition to a low-carbon economy. read more »

Research article  18 February, 2009

Technology transfer by CDM projects: a comparison of Brazil, China, India and Mexico.

In a companion paper [Dechezleprêtre, A., Glachant, M., Ménière, Y., 2008. The Clean Development Mechanism and the international diffusion of technologies: An empirical study, Energy Policy 36, 1273–1283], we … read more »

2008

Research article  17 March, 2008

The Clean Development Mechanism and the international diffusion of technologies: an empirical study

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is expected to stimulate the North–South transfer of climate-friendly technologies. This paper provides an assessment of the technology transfers that take place through the CDM using a data set of 644 registered projects. read more »

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2016

Grantham Workshop 11 May 2016

Grantham Workshop | Matthieu Glachant "Strategic communication by non-governmental organisation: theory and evidence"

Matthieu Glachant, Visiting Professor at the Grantham Research Institute, will be the speaker for this seminar.

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