Dr Francois Cohen
Senior Research Officer
Research Associate in Climate and Land Use Economics, Smith School for Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford
Francois holds a PhD in economics from Mines ParisTech. He is a postdoctoral researcher at INET working on a project on carbon sequestration in land use for The Nature Conservancy. Previously, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher for the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva and the London School of Economics, and as an environmental consultant for Bio Intelligence Service, Paris. Francois's work relates more generally to climate change adaptation and mitigation in several sectors, in particular energy. He has recently published a paper at the European Economic Review on consumer myopia and imperfect competition on the refrigerator market. He also participated in drafting around 15 reports for the European Commission, UNDP and the French and UK ministries of environment. Francois speaks English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
Is Natural Capital Really Substitutable?
01 Oct 19
We review empirical literature pertaining to the degree of substitutability between natural capital ...
Environmental Change and Human Health: an Assessment of the Economic Significance of Global Warming and Air Pollution for Planetary Health
01 Apr 19
A report prepared for the Secretariat of the Rockefeller Foundation Economic Council on Planetary He...
No. 2018-12 - Is Natural Capital Really Substitutable?
04 Jul 18
We review the empirical literature that assesses the degree of substitutability between natural capi...
No. 2018-02 - The Impact of Negative Emissions Technologies and Natural Climate Solutions on Power-Sector Asset Stranding
19 Jan 18
No. 2018-01 - Understanding Interpersonal Violence: the Impact of Temperatures in Mexico
10 Jan 18
The wealth of nature: Increasing national wealth and reducing risk by measuring and managing natural capital
29 Nov 17
The impact of energy prices on product innovation: Evidence from the UK refrigerator market
24 Oct 17
This paper uses product-level data from the UK refrigerator market to evaluate the impact of electri...