Working Papers

“Public Private Partnerships and Renegotiation: New Insights from Local Public Finance”, with J. Le Gallo and J.C. Thiebaud.

“For-profit Entry in Public Service Provisions: Towards More or Less Regulation”, with P. Wicht.

“Ethnic Distance and Ebola Virus Disease Spread in Sierra Leone : A Spatial and Dynamic Analysis”, with M. Macina.

“Cream-skimming strategies and unverifiable quality: When private firms love bad types”.

Peer-reviewed Publications

Demand for Vaccination in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Vertical Legacy of the Slave Trade (with M. Macina), Social Science & Medicine 293, 114640, 2022.

Media coverage : “Confiance et demande de vaccination : que nous enseigne l’histoire ?”, 2021/11/01 (1) 3, IDHEAP POLICY BRIEF

District heating networks, legal norms, and market structure: What role for public authorities? (with Pascal Wicht), Revue d’Economie Industrielle 166 (2), 39-63, 2019.

Are Public Private Partnerships that Rigid? And Why? Evidence from Price Provisions in French Toll Road Concession Contracts (with Stéphane Saussier), Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 111, 174-186, 2018.

Effects of Uncertainty and Opportunistic Renegotiations on Bidding Behaviour: Evidence from Toll Road Concessions (with Antonio Nunez), in: The Economics of Infrastructure Provisioning: The Changing Role of the State. CESifo Seminar Series, MIT Press, Cambridge, 285-314, 2015.

Local Public-Services Provision under Public Private Partnerships: Contractual Design and Contracting Parties Incentives. Local Government Studies 39(3), 312-331, 2013.

Responsabilité politique et design contractuel des partenariats public privé. Revue Economique 60 (4), 1011-1022, 2009.

Winner’s curse in toll road concessions (with Antonio Nunez). Economics Letters 101 (3), 172-174, 2008.

Un Partenariat Public Privé Rigide ou Flexible ? Théorie et Application aux Concessions Routières à Péage (with Stéphane Saussier). Revue Economique 58 (3), 565-576, 2007.

Book Chapters

Gouvernance (with M. Pasquier), in Soguel N. et al. (eds), Modèle IDHEAP d’administration publique en Suisse, EPFL Press, 2023.

Fonctions essentielles de l’Etat (with N. Soguel), in Soguel N. et al. (eds), Modèle IDHEAP d’administration publique en Suisse, EPFL Press, 2023.

Public Private Partnerships: A Swiss Perspective (with M. Macina and P. Wicht), in Andreas Ladner et al. (eds), Swiss Public Administration: Making the State Work Successfully, Springer International Publishing, pp. 187-204, 2019.

The Relative Efficiency of Competitive Tendering (with L. Chever) in Saussier Stéphane, de Brux Julie (eds.) The Economics of Public-Private Partnerships : Theoretical and Empirical Developments, Springer, pp. 113-133, 2018.

Efficacité relative des appels d’offres concurrentiels (with L. Chever), in S. Saussier (ed), Economie des Partenariats Public Privé, De Boeck, pp. 143-164, 2015.

La contractualisation de service public : une analyse économique, in Ladner Andreas et al. (eds), Manuel d’administration publique suisse, Presses Polytechniques et Universitaires Romandes, Lausanne, chap 34, pp. 679-697, 2013

Kontraktualisierung des öffentlichen Dienstes: Eine ökonomische Analyse, in Ladner Andreas et al. (eds), Handbuch der öffentlichen Verwaltung in der Schweiz, Verlag Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ), pp. 679-697, 2013