Professor at Université Savoie Mont Blanc

Scientific Advisor at France Stratégie (French Prime Minister services)

Scientific Director of the Chair "Environmental Economics" of the Foundation USMB

Co-editor of “Resource and Energy Economics” (Elsevier)

Section editor "City and Environment Interactions" (Elsevier)

Associate editor of the "European Economic Review" (Elsevier)

Board member of the Mathematical institute for earth planet ( )

Advisory Board member of TSE Energy and Climate Center

Member of CNE2 (on radioactive wastes

Head of EMBS program (

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Sept. 2006- : Professor at Université Savoie Mont Blanc (France). 

Jan. 2018 - : Scientific Advisor at France Stratégie, Prime Minister Services (topics: carbon value, electric vehicle). 

Sept. 2014- 2017: Assistant Professor (then tenured)  at the School of Energy and Environment, City University of Hong Kong, Professor at Université Savoie Mont Blanc (France) on leave.

Selected Recent Publications

"Critical raw materials for the energy transition". with Francesco Ricci  CEE-M Université de Montpellier, and Katheline Schubert, PSE,  European Economic Review, 2022

“Energy transition with variable and intermittent renewable electricity generation”, with Katheline Schubert, PSE,  Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2022

“Childbearing Postponement, its option value and the biological clock”with David de la Croix, IRES Université catholique de Louvain, Journal of Economic Theory, 2021.

"Determining an Optimal Water Mix for Hong Kong" with David von Eiff, City U. of HK Environmental Modeling and Assessment, 2020

«Estimation of Residential Electricity Demand in Hong Kong under Electricity Charge Subsidies», with Tunç Durmaz and Huseyin Tastan Yildiz U., Energy Economics, 2020

Recent paper

« Confrinting the Carbon Pricing Gap: Second Best Carbon Policy", with Katheline Schubert PSE, and Francesco Ricci  CEE-M Université de Montpellier,