Hybrid Bottom-up/Top-down Energy and Economy Outlooks: A Review of IMACLIM-S Experiments

  title={Hybrid Bottom-up/Top-down Energy and Economy Outlooks: A Review of IMACLIM-S Experiments},
  author={Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Ghersi},
  journal={Frontiers in Environmental Science},
  • F. Ghersi
  • Published 20 November 2015
  • Economics
  • Frontiers in Environmental Science
In this paper we survey the research undertaken at the Centre International de Recherche sur l’Environnement et le Developpement (CIRED) on the combination of the IMACLIM-S macroeconomic model with ‘bottom-up’ energy modeling, with a view to associate the strengths and circumvent the limitations of both approaches to energy-economy-environment (E3) prospective modeling. We start by presenting the two methodological avenues of coupling IMACLIM-S with detailed energy systems models pursued at… 

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