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Hugo LE PICARD

Research Fellow, Center for Energy & Climate


Research areas:

  • Energy economics
  • Electricity access
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Environment

 

Hugo Le Picard is a Research Fellow at the Center for Energy & Climate at Ifri. His research interests mainly focus on the issues of energy poverty, electricity access and the financing of electricity infrastructures in sub-Saharan Africa. He is also preparing a doctoral thesis in the field of industrial economics applied to the African power sector at the Paris-Dauphine University.

He joined Ifri's Center for Energy & Climate in 2018, after a work experience at the European public affairs department of Veolia Environment and at the Mediterranean Foundation of Strategic Studies (FMES).

In addition to his research activities, he teaches microeconomics at the Paris-Dauphine University and is a teaching assistant of a master course on energy diplomacy at Sciences Po Paris.

He holds a master's degree in economics and financial engineering applied to energy from the University Paris-Dauphine and a double degree in mathematics and economics from the University of Nottingham.

All my publications
29/05/2020

The electrification of sub-Saharan Africa is one of the great challenges of the 21st century. It is essential if we are to succeed in creating the 20 million jobs each year necessary to absorb the demographic growth of the region,[1] which is set...

18/09/2019

With the expansion of modern production and consumption patterns to large African cities, population growth and urbanization, production of municipal waste has risen sharply. Unregulated dumps are becoming numerous and have strong negative health effects by polluting the local environment....

All my medias
05/05/2020

Economic recovery measures taken by several governments in the world so far are not aligned with the Paris Agreement. Yet some governments took important steps in the right direction but they are often insufficient. Two cases stand out : South Korea and the EU. But delivering on the ambitions...