Unité mixte de recherche 7235

The falling sperm counts story: A limit to growth?

Johanna Etner, Natacha Raffin, Thomas Seegmuller

[en]We develop an overlapping generations model of growth, in which agents differ through their ability to procreate. Based on epidemiological evidence, we assume that pollution is a cause of this health heterogeneity, affecting sperm quality. Nevertheless, agents with impaired fertility may incur health treatments in order to increase their chances of parenthood. In this set-up, we analyse the dynamic behaviour of the economy and characterise the situation reached in the long run. Then, we determine the optimal solution that prevails when a social planner maximises a Millian utilitarian criterion and propose a set of available economic instruments to decentralise the optimal solution. We underscore that to correct for both the externalities of pollution and the induced-health inefficiency, it is necessary to tax physical capital while it requires to overall subsidy mostly harmed agents within the economy. Hence, we argue that fighting against the sources of an altered reproductive health is more relevant than directly inciting agents to incur health treatments.[/en]


lundi 3 avril 2023

Law, Institutions and Economics in Nanterre (LIEN)

Stefania Marcassa (CY Cergy)

En salle 614 et en distanciel

Migration, Social Change, and the Early Decline in U.S. Fertility

mardi 4 avril 2023

Recherche et Economie et Socioéconomie Politique, des Institutions et des Régulations (RESPIR)

Franck Bessis (Triangle et Université Lyon 2)

Une ethnographie de l’expertise économique d’Etat

mardi 4 avril 2023

Développement Durable Environnement et Energie (DDEE)

Etienne Lorang (Tilburg University)

Salle 614B de 16h00 – 17h00)

A CGE Integrating Material Stocks and Flows

jeudi 6 avril 2023


Axel Gautier (Université de Liège)

The energy community and the grid

mardi 11 avril 2023

Recherche et Economie et Socioéconomie Politique, des Institutions et des Régulations (RESPIR)

Fabrice Dannequin (Université de Reims champagne Ardenne & laboratoire REGARDS)

L’Etat et le capitalisme chez Schumpeter. Un parasite utile ?

mardi 11 avril 2023

Groupe de travail « Intelligence artificielle »

Renaud Aioutz-Lefebvre (OpenStudio)

Recherche de synergies productives et synergies inter-entreprises

jeudi 13 avril 2023

Groupe de travail Economie Comportementale

Claire Mollier

Salle 301-302

Gender, competitiveness, and reaction to defeat

jeudi 13 avril 2023


Pascal Yebarth

Salle G110, 12h-13h

Taxing Market Power in Strategic Bilateral Trade with Quasi-Linear Preferences

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