Research

Publications
  • Court, V. (2018). Energy capture, technological change, and economic growth: an evolutionary perspective. BioPhysical Economics and Resource Quality, 3(2): 12. (Link to article)
  • Court, V., Jouvet, P.-A., and Lantz, F. (2018). Long-term endogenous economic growth and energy transitions. Energy Journal, 39(1): 29–57. (Link to article)
  • Court, V., and Fizaine, F. (2017). Long-term estimates of the energy-return-on-investment (EROI) of coal, oil, and gas global productions. Ecological Economics, 138: 145–159. (Link to article)
  • Fizaine, F., and Court, V. (2016). Energy expenditures, economic growth, and the minimum EROI of society. Energy Policy, 95: 172–186. (Link to article)
  • Fizaine, F., and Court, V. (2015). Renewable electricity producing technologies and metal depletion: a sensitivity analysis using the EROI. Ecological Economics, 110: 106–118. (Link to article)
Working papers
  • Court, V. The occurrence and persistence of the Great Divergence: historians vs. economists’ perspectives on growth. Chair Energy & Prosperity Working Paper, March 2018. (Link to working paper)
Works in progress
  • Court, V. Minimum E(x)ROI required for society: definitions and estimates in relation to en(x)ergy conversion efficiencies.
  • Court, V. & Bovari, E. Energy, knowledge, and demo-economic development in the long run: a unified growth model.
  • Court, V., & Nguyen-Huu, A. There is no “Manna from Heaven”: long-run TFP disappearance once exergy is taken into account.
  • Mc Isaac, F. & Court, V. A simple phenomenological model of the world demographic dynamics.
Ph.D. Thesis
Academic conferences
  • 18th World Economic History Congress, July 29 – August 3 2018, Boston, USA.
  • 6th International Symposium on Environment and Energy Finance Issues, 24–25 May 2018, Paris, France.
  • 67th Annual Meeting of the French Economic Association, 14–16 May 2018, Paris, France.
  • 3rd International Exergy Economics Workshop, 14–15 May 2018, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • 39th IAEE International Conference, 19–22 June 2016, Bergen, Norway.
  • 3rd Science for Energy Scenarios, 6–11 March 2016, Les Houches, France.
  • 5th IAFOR Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy, and the Environment, 11–14 June 2015, Kobe, Japan.
  • 1st FAERE Annual Conference, 11–12 September 2014, Montpellier, France.
Invited Talks
  •  CEE-M (ex LAMETA) Research Seminar, 20 December 2017, Montpellier, France.
  • LIED Research Seminar, 19 September 2017, Paris, France.
  • Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Stratregy, Workshop on EROI, 30 June 2017, London, United Kingdom.
  • HEC Montreal Energy Seminar, 28 February 2017, Montreal, Canada.
  • X-Environment Association, 12 December 2016, Paris, France.
  • European Nuclear Young Generation Forum, 24 June 2015, Paris, France.