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.
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.
- Innovation, technology transfer and climate change;
- Economics of corporate social responsibility;
- The distributional effects of transport policies;
- The economics of waste.
Research - 2018
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
Research - 2017
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
Research - 2016
Abstract Little progress has been made in climate negotiations on technology since 1992. Yet the diffusion of climate change mitigation... Read more
Research - 2015
It is commonly believed that large energy efficiency gaps exist in the energy-using durables markets. We develop a broad analytical... Read more
Research - 2012
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
Research - 2011
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 44 Abstract This paper examines the relative influence of domestic and foreign renewable energy policies on innovation activity... Read more
Research - 2010
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
Research - 2009
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
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
Abstract In a companion paper [Dechezleprêtre, A., Glachant, M., Ménière, Y., 2008. The Clean Development Mechanism and the international diffusion... Read more
Research - 2008
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