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Haute école de gestion de Genève

Feel it or measure it. Perceived vs measured noise in hedonic models : Cahier de recherche

Baranzini, Andrea ; Schaerer, Caroline ; Ramirez, José V. ; Thalmann, Philippe

The aim of this paper is to compare the use of scientific and perceived noise measures in a hedonic model framework. Although in theory the use of subjective variables is recommended, most of the empirical applications use scientific noise variables. Using three different databases, we are able to obtain a relative large sample of about 2 800 apartments located in Geneva, Switzerland. The sample...

Haute école de gestion de Genève

Gradual introduction of coercive instruments in climate policy : Cahier de recherche

Thalmann, Philippe ; Baranzini, Andrea

This paper is about acceptance building, i.e. devising a mechanism for the gradual preparation of the citizenship and the economy in order to implement a carbon tax. It draws from the experiences made in Switzerland, where voluntary approaches were combined with a CO2 tax. More generally, this paper is about the dynamics of climate policy in a democracy, where law making is always participatory....

Haute école de gestion de Genève

La gestion publique de l'eau en Suisse : Cahier de recherche

D'Urso, Jennifer ; Dubosson, Magali ; Fragnière, Emmanuel

This report is intended for every person who wish to learn more about the diffferent aspects related to the public management of drinkable water

Haute école de gestion de Genève

L'eau de boisson : aspects logistiques et attitude du consommateur : Cahier de rercherche

D'Urso, Jennifer ; Dubosson, Magali ; Fragnière, Emmanuel

The report is intended to every person who wish to learn more about the logistics of drinkable water. It also presents the results of a survey research about attitudes and behaviors of people consumming bottle waters as well as tap water

Haute école de gestion de Genève

Measuring the performance of microfinance institutions : Cahier de recherche

Ferro Luzzi, Giovanni ; Weber, Sylvain

Measuring the performance of microfinance institutions (MFIs) is not a trivial task. Indeed, looking at the financial sustainability of an MFI only gives one feature of its performance. As many MFIs primarily exist in order to help the poorest people, one also has to include aspects of outreach in their performance. Hence, MFIs’ performance can be termed multidimensional. This paper illustrates...

Haute école de gestion de Genève

A cluster analysis of multidimensional poverty in Switzerland : Cahier de recherche

Ferro Luzzi, Giovanni ; Flückiger, Yves ; Weber, Sylvain

The measurement of poverty has often been criticized for relying solely on measures of financial deprivation. Poverty being a multidimensional state, related to health, schooling, living environment, psychological state as well as social tides, care should be taken to integrate these various components to have a proper picture of poverty. This is especially true for rich countries where poor...

Haute école de gestion de Genève

La demande de récréation pour un parc naturel : une application au Bois de Pfyn-Finges, Suisse : cahier de recherche

Baranzini Andrea ; Rochette Damien

In this paper we assess the recreation demand for the Bois de Finges, one of the largest pine forest in Switzerland and of European importance. In order to quantify the recreational benefits, we have applied the travel cost method. The data were collected through an on-site survey during 2004. Firstly, we have identified the variables having an impact on the number of visits, such as the cost of...

Ecole cantonale d'art du Valais

Position et production de l'artiste dans un contexte péri-urbain = artist's position and production in a peri-urban context

Georges Pfruender ; Claire de Ribaupierre ; Marie Sacconi ; Néjib Jaouadi ; Alain Antille ; Raphaël Rey

Etude théorique (anthropologie du lieu et de l'identité, approche littéraire du récit, interprétation de l'image) et pratique (propositions artistiques de plasticiens et d'étudiants de l'école cantonale d’art du Valais) sur la question de l’identité et de la périphérie. Nous nous sommes intéressés plus particulièrement à la ville de Sierre pour engager une réflexion sur le...