NICOLAS TREICH  
     
  Ph. D.  in Economics, Toulouse School of Economics
  Directeur de Recherche INRA  
  LERNA & IDEI researcher  
  Member of CESifo, Munich  
  Member of the chair 'Finance Durable et Investissement Responsable' (FDIR)  
  Scientific advisor of the Cahiers de l’Evaluation (DG Trésor)  
     
     
  Contact Information  
      Mail:  ntreich@toulouse.inra.fr  
      Address: Aile J.-J. Laffont, Université des Sciences Sociales, 21 Allée de Brienne, 31000 Toulouse France  
 
      Tél:         +33 (0)5.61.12.85.14    
       
  Research Topics    
      Benefit-cost analysis; risk theory; environmental economics    
         
         
 

 

  Some Publications:  

" Behavioral environmental economics: Promises and challenges " 2014, forthcoming in Environmental and Resource Economics, (with Rachel Croson) PDF

" The social value of mortality risk reduction: The VSL versus the social welfare function approach " 2014, forthcoming in Journal of Health Economics, (with Matt Adler and Jim Hammitt) PDF

"  The effect of ambiguity aversion on insurance and self-protection " 2013, Economic Journal, 123, 1188-1202. (with David Alary and Christian Gollier)

"  Risk and choice: A research saga " 2013, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 47, 129-47. (with Christian Gollier and Jim Hammitt)

"  Eliciting beliefs: Proper scoring rules, incentives, stakes and hedging " 2013, European Economic Review, 62, 17-40. (with Olivier Armantier)

"  Risk-aversion and prudence in rent-seeking games " 2010, Public Choice, 145, 339-49.

" The value of a statistical life under ambiguity aversion " 2010, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 59, 15-26.

" Subjective probabilities in games: An application to the overbidding puzzle " 2009, International Economic Review, 50, 1079-1102. (with Olivier Armantier)

" Can uncertainty alleviate the commons problem? " 2009, Journal of the European Economic Association, 5, 1042–1067. (with Yann Bramoullé)

" Regulation in Happyville " 2009, Economic Journal , 119, 665-679. (with François Salanié)

" Statistical vs. identified lives in benefit-cost analysis " 2007, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 35, 45-66. (with Jim. Hammitt)

" Roscas as financial agreements to cope with self-control problems " 2007, Journal of Development Economics, 82, 120-137. (with Stefan Ambec)

" Over-savings and hyperbolic discounting " 2006, European Economic Review, 50, 1557-1570. (with François Salanié)

" Fear of ruin " 2005, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 31, 289-300. (with Jérôme Foncel)

" Optimal consumption and the timing of the resolution of uncertainty ", 2005, European Economic Review, 49, 761-773. (with Louis Eeckhoudt and Christian Gollier)

" Risk-aversion, intergenerational equity and climate change ", 2004, Environmental and Resource Economics, 28, 195-207. (with Minh Ha-duong)

" Social willingness to pay, mortality risks and Contingent Valuation ", 2004, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty. 29, 7-19. (with Olivier Armantier)

" Decision-making under scientific uncertainty: The economics of the Precautionary Principle ", 2003, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 27, 77-103. (with Christian Gollier).

" Scientific progress and irreversibility: An economic interpretation of the Precautionary Principle ", 2000, Journal of Public Economics , 75, 229-53. (with Bruno Jullien and Christian Gollier).

 

 

  Papers in Books :  

"  Pesticides and health: A review of evidence on health effects valuation of risks, and benefit-cost analysis " in Preference Measurement in Health edited by G. Blomquist and K. Bolin, forthcoming. (with Henrik Anderson and Damian Tago) PDF

"  Option value and precaution " in Encyclopedia of Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Economics edited by J. Shogren, forthcoming. (with Christian Gollier)

"  Prevention and precaution " in The Handbook of Insurance Economics edited by G. Dionne, forthcoming. (with Christophe Courbage and Beatrice Rey)

" The value of a statistical life " in The Handbook in Transport Economics edited by A. de Palma, R. Lindsey, E. Quinet and R. Vickerman, Edward Elgar, 2011. (with Henrik Andersson)

"  Precautionary Principle " in The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, 2009. (with Christian Gollier)

" Regulating an agent with different beliefs " 2006, in Frontiers on Regulation and Liability , 93-102. (with François Salanié)

" What is the economic meaning of the Precautionary Principle? ", 2001, Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance, Issues and Practice, 26, 334-45.

 

 

  Analyse Coût-Bénéfice :  

A primary objective in my professional activities is that benefit-cost analysis is used more widely and more efficiently by french policy-makers. To this end, I have published some accessible papers and case studies on benefit-cost analysis in various french publication outlets.

"  Penser écolo malgré la crise " La Tribune, 6 février 2014. PDF

"  Ecotaxe, santé… : attention à la médiatisation des souffrances. Les véritables victimes ne sont pas les plus visibles " Le Monde, 22 novembre 2013. PDF

"  Les approches économiques de la précaution : Présentation et discussion critique ", forthcoming in Nature, Sciences et Société. (with Christian Gollier)

"  Eléments pour la révision de la valeur de la vie humaine " Rapports et Documents, Commissariat Général à la Stratégie et à la Prospective (en appui du Rapport Quinet), 2013. (avec Luc Baumstark et Benoît Dervaux)

"  Billet de l'économiste. La notation extra-financière. " Les Cahiers de l'Evaluation n°6, DG Tresor , 2012. PDF

"  L’analyse socio-économique à l’appui des politiques de gestion des risques sanitaires des aliments " Notes et Etudes Socio-Economiques. (avec Sandrine Blanchemanche et Remy Tello)

"  Couts et bénéfices de l'usage de nanoparticules d'argent dans les réfrigérateurs " Les Cahiers de la Sécurité Industrielle, ICSI, 2011. (avec Eric Marsden et Remy Tello)

"  Comment influencer les citoyens sans en avoir l'air... " Telos, 13 avril 2011.

"  Billet de l'économiste. La notation financière. " Les Cahiers de l'Evaluation n°5, DG Tresor , 2011. PDF

"  Vaccins: combien ça coûte? " Telos, 11 février 2010.

"  Analyse coût-bénéfice : application aux sites et sols pollués " Le Traitement Juridique des Sites et Sols Pollués, 2010.

"  Quelle est la valeur monétaire d’une QALY ? " Notes d’Actualité Scientifique, AFSSET, 2010.

"  Analyse coût-bénéfice de la généralisation des autocontrôles sur Escherichia coli O157:H7 dans la filière viande hachée " Rapport pour le Ministère de l'Agriculture et de la Pêche, Direction Générale de l'Alimentation., 2010. (avec Sandrine Blanchemanche et Remy Tello)

"  Responsabiliser les marchés et les entreprises pour le développement durable " (rapport co-écrit avec les membres du LERNA) PDF

"  L’analyse coût-bénéfice en 10 questions " Les Cahiers de la Sécurité Industrielle, ICSI, 2008. PDF

"  L'analyse coût-bénéfice de la prévention des risques " (preliminary) PDF

"  Entreprises socialement responsables: Quel sens? Quel avenir? " 2008, in Horizons Stratégiques . (with François Salanié) PDF

"  Environnement : Cessons d’agir sous le coup des émotions " Le Monde, 3 Octobre 2007. (avec François Salanié)

"  Pour un Grenelle durable", L'Expansion, Novembre 2007. (avec François Salanié)

"  Régulation et perception des risques : Populisme ou paternalisme ?", 2005, Risques, 63, 135-38. (avec François Salanié)

"  L'analyse coût-bénéfice appliquée à l'étude de la prévention et de la précaution", 2005, Les Cahiers Français, 327, 83-86.

"  Vers une théorie de la régulation publique en présence de perceptions des risques divergentes", 2005, INRA Sciences Sociales, 4. (avec François Salanié) PDF

 

 

  Working Papers:  

" Heterogeneous beliefs and prediction market accuracy " with Xue-Zhong He. PDF

" Cooperate and conquer " with Wei Hu. PDF

"  The power of money: Wealth effects in contests " with Fred Schroyen. PDF

"  Consumption, risk and prioritarianism " with Matt Adler. PDF

"  The rich domain of risk " with Olivier Armantier. PDF

 

 

  Classes:  

" Benefit-cost Analysis;" PDF

" Economics of Risk and Uncertainty;" part1, part2

 
   

 

 

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