Category: Scientific Articles

Inequality measurement with an ordinal and continuous variable by Nicolas Gravel

Inequality measurement with an ordinal and continuous variable by Nicolas Gravel

Nicolas Gravel, Brice Magdalou, Patrick Moyes, “Inequality measurement with an ordinal and continuous variable” Abstract: What would be the analogue of the Lorenz quasi-ordering when the variable of interest is continuous and of a...

Group Farming in France: Why do some regions have more cooperative ventures than others? by Bruno Dorin

Group Farming in France: Why do some regions have more cooperative ventures than others? by Bruno Dorin

Agarwal Bina, Dorin Bruno, 2019. “Group Farming in France: Why do some regions have more cooperative ventures than others?”, Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space,  pp. 1-24 (pre-publication online). Abstract: The global debate...

Conditional expected utility criteria for decision making under ignorance or objective ambiguity by Nicolas Gravel

Conditional expected utility criteria for decision making under ignorance or objective ambiguity by Nicolas Gravel

Abstract We provide an axiomatic characterization of a family of criteria for ranking completely and/or ambiguous decisions. A completely uncertain decision is described by the set of all its consequences (assumed to be finite)....

Empty stocks and loose paper: Governing access to medicines through informality in Northern India by Marine Al Dahdah

Empty stocks and loose paper: Governing access to medicines through informality in Northern India by Marine Al Dahdah

By Marine Al Dahdah, Aalok Kumar, Mathieu Quet. Based upon research in the state of Bihar, India, this article argues that informal access to medicines in Northern India is a core element of the...

Mosquito-born transmission in urban landscapes by Olivier Telle

Mosquito-born transmission in urban landscapes by Olivier Telle

With escalating urbanization, the environmental, demographic, and socio-economic heterogeneity of urban landscapes poses a challenge to mathematical models for the transmission of vector-borne infections. Classical coupled vector–human models typically assume that mosquito abundance is...

Too Little, Too Late. Apathy towards the Rural Sector by Himanshu

Too Little, Too Late. Apathy towards the Rural Sector by Himanshu

The last budget of the Modi government comes against the backdrop of severe agrarian and rural distress. It is also the last opportunity to undo the damage caused to the rural economy by this...

India and Africa in the Global Agricultural System (1960-2050): Towards a New Sociotechnical Regime?” by Bruno Dorin

India and Africa in the Global Agricultural System (1960-2050): Towards a New Sociotechnical Regime?” by Bruno Dorin

Dorin Bruno, 2017. “India and Africa in the Global Agricultural System (1960-2050): Towards a New Sociotechnical Regime?”, Economic & Political Weekly, LII:25-26, June 24,  pp. 5-13. The asynchronous but somewhat similar agricultural trajectories of...

Land Sharing vs Land Sparing to Conserve Biodiversity: How Agricultural Markets Make the Difference” by Bruno Dorin

Land Sharing vs Land Sparing to Conserve Biodiversity: How Agricultural Markets Make the Difference” by Bruno Dorin

Desquilbet Marion, Dorin Bruno, Couvet Denis, 2017. “Land Sharing vs Land Sparing to Conserve Biodiversity: How Agricultural Markets Make the Difference”, Environmental Modeling & Assessment, 22:3, June, pp. 185-200. In this paper, we model the...

CSR public policies in India’s democracy: ambiguities in the political regulation of corporate conduct, by Damien Krichewsky

CSR public policies in India’s democracy: ambiguities in the political regulation of corporate conduct, by Damien Krichewsky

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/bap.2017.2 Published online: 20 March 2017 The rise of public policies in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) suggests a reassertion of state power over a phenomenon initially designed to weaken public authorities. But...