Véronique Flambard

Véronique Flambard
Lille Catholic University · FGES-Economics and Management

Ph.D. in Economics

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Cultural intelligence (CQ) enables an individual to function effectively in diverse cultural situations. Educational programs that enhance intercultural competencies can prepare students to succeed in the global workplace; however, cross-cultural training programs using traditional pedagogies have proven to be inadequate because they rarely help st...
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This study develops a straightforward statistical approach to explore the COVID-19 pandemic impact on inequalities. The setting of the study is the economic and social inequalities in France, as an illustration of a particular European country that has been severely affected by the current health crisis. Using rich regional data, we provide a clear...
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The interconnected modern world requires business professionals to adopt a global mindset and function effectively in multicultural environments. The authors introduced multicultural experiences to their students through virtual partnerships, in which online technologies are used to virtually connect classrooms across borders. The students internal...
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Cities are complex forms of organizations. The phenomenon of smart cities (SC), smart universities (SU) and smart buildings (SB) is expanding and information systems constitute organizational frameworks for this development. In this chapter, we will come back on the evolutionary approach of SC and develop what is at stake. Then we will explain why...
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Energy is an important aspect of a building that is monitored in real-time in smart and green buildings. Smart metering information systems provide new monitoring tools to encourage a two-way interaction between the building manager and its residents. Dynamic energy pricing; incentives; feedbacks or nudges can be introduced to encourage energy dema...
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The United Nations included sustainable cities and communities in its 2030 SDGs. Cities and, on a smaller scale, neighborhoods, building managers and firms are now adopting technologies and information systems to help achieve the energy, economic, social and environmental transition. This volume gathers contributions on the key organizational succe...
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Special issue of LNISO, “Organizing Smart Buildings and Cities“, we encourage submissions on smart and sustainable cities. Call for paper: https://www.smart-and-sustainable.org/numero-special/ More information: veronique.flambard@univ-catholille.fr
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This article examines the extent to which housing allowances ensure continued access to affordable housing in France. According to data from the 2013 Housing Survey (enquête Logement, Insee), the most recent national housing survey available, one in four recipients of housing allowances experienced financial difficulties during a 24 month period (c...
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Little is known about how ownership affects accountability in non-governmental organisations (NGOs). This paper explores differences between locally and non-locally owned non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in South Africa. Our data suggest that locally-owned NGOs more often claim to implement downward and internal accountability mechanisms, whil...
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Emotional and multi-sensory experiences are now recognized as an integral part of the shopping experience along with the utilitarian aspects. Indeed (Lemoine, 2004) has shown the importance of sensory marketing (music, smell, style and design of the store…). Retailers however, face the critical choice of adapting their sensory marketing practices a...
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Housing allowances aim at providing adequate and affordable housing. A theoretical discussion and literature review show why it is challenging for housing allowances to actually shield households from financial hardship. Using National French Housing Survey data, an original application with a probit model with a double sample selection (being a te...
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This research contributes to the discussion on the risk factors of housing unaffordability and the expected impact of housing allowances. It questions whether the latter cushion low-income households in the event of job loss, in the French case where benefits increase in time of needs. It assesses the situation with an application on data from the...
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Retailers face the difficult choice of personalizing the sensorial marketing to the market when planning internationalization. This research seeks to shed light on this issue by studying in a cross-cultural context, a specific combination of Experience Providers (ExPros) and Strategic Experiential Modules (SEM), which is the shopping “environment”...
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Purpose This research analyses housing demand in northern France with respect to sociodemographic variables and the distance between the residence and the workplace. Design/methodology/approach Econometrics with discrete choice models is used to study the three main dimensional choice of housing demand: tenure, type and location. A contribution...
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The question of accountability has been high on the development agenda in recent times. Increasingly, within the discourse on international development, questions have been asked with regard to the accountability of non-governmental organisations (NGOs). This has given rise to a lively and interesting debate. In order to secure the trust of both gi...
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People are consumers and voters. Their sentiment about the economy and the competence of their leaders determine their confidence level. This research note investigates whether economic conditions measured by changes in the recent consumption level modify the dynamics of confidence formation. Using French monthly economic and political data (from M...
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Consumer confidence and perceived political confidence are known to play independently a crucial role in the economic growth of a country. Using French monthly economic and political data, we analyse the relationships between the president, the prime minister and consumer confidence during cohabitation and non-cohabitation periods, based on a SUR (...
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Une meilleure compréhension des facteurs influençant les difficultés de paiement éprouvées par les ménages est une question économique importante en raison de la prévalence et de l'impact de ces difficultés. L'objectif de l'article est de déterminer si les préférences des individus face au risque modifient leurs probabilités de faire face à des dif...
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This paper analyses the impact of housing allowances on the ability of households to sustain their dwelling. Means-tested benefits may fail to shelter households from hardship when parameters are underindexed for inflation, when adjustments of benefits to changing situations take too long or are insufficient, or when the benefits have inflationary...
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Partner selection occurs naturally and informally, but it may also be organized through commercial intermediaries facilitating mating and dating. This paper focuses on the relationship between online dating and the business cycle . We rely on monthly data covering the period from January 2004 to August 2008 on the demand for online dating in France...
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Using semi-parametric and non-parametric estimation techniques, we infer cost distributions and informational rents from 457 bids for snow removal contracts offered for tender by the City of Montreal between 1990 and 1998. Bids and costs have decreased over the sample period, while rents remained relatively constant. The City deserves credit for th...
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This article is a survey of applied and theoretical work on urban renewal. The rationale of public intervention, project evaluation and the effects of urban renewal policies are successively studied. Moreover, to provide deeper insight into urban renewal achievements, we review their impacts on housing prices and on neighborhood dynamics. Finally,...
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Differences in cost efficiency and productivity across firms may introduce asymmetries in procurement auctions. Relying on a structural approach, this article investigates potential asymmetry among firms bidding for snow removal contracts in Montréal. The empirical results show that firms located in close proximity have a cost advantage relative to...
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Using semiparametric and nonparametric estimation techniques we infer cost distributions and informational rents from 457 snow removal contracts o¤ered for tender by the City of Montreal. Our results are compatible with standard received theory of competitive auctions: there is a positive correlation between costs and bids, and rents increase with...
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Using semiparametric and nonparametric estimation techniques we infer cost distributions and informational rents from 457 snow removal contracts offered for tender by the City of Montreal. Our results are compatible with standard received theory of competitive auctions: there is a positive correlation between costs and bids, and rents increase with...
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Mémoire de D.E.A. : Economie mathématique et Econométrie / Paris 1 ; session 1994.

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Dear all, I am please to share our call for papers for the 4th conference Smart and Sustainable Cities that will take place on 27 and 28 of October of 2022 in Lille, France. This international and interdisciplinary conference aims to provoke meetings, exchange of ideas and to advance scientific knowledge on possible and desirable futures in the field of smart and sustainable cities. It aims to gather academics, researchers, practitioners from corporations and associations, policymakers who share an interest in areas related to smart and sustainable cities and on prospective. Submission and important dates: • Full paper or long abstract submission due date: July 8 2022 • Acceptance notification date : Septembre 1, 2022 • Conference date : October 27-28, 2022 • Easychair link for submission : https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ssc2022 The best papers will be invited to submit without fees to the MDPI Smart Cities special issue : "Current Trends and Future Prospects on Smart and Sustainable Cities" For more information, visit the conference webpage: https://smart-and-sustainable.org/en/4th-smart-and-sustainable-cities-conference/
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Understanding behaviors and impacts of housing policies