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Olivier Bahn

Professor,  Department of Decision Sciences

Olivier Bahn

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HEC Montréal
3000, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
Montréal (Québec)
Canada H3T 2A7

Email: olivier.bahn@hec.ca
Phone: 514 340-6503
Secretary: 514 340-6472
Fax: 514 340-5634
Office: 4.628

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  • Diplôme d'ingénieur, Institut d'Informatique d'Entreprise (CNAM, Paris)
  • Doctorat en sciences économiques et sociales (mention économie commerciale et industrielle), Université de Genève


  • Operational research
  • Mathematical models in economy / energy / environment
  • Climate changes

This publication selection covers the last five years.


Journal articles (12)

VAILLANCOURT, Kathleen, BAHN, Olivier, LEVASSEUR, Annie; « The role of bioenergy in low-carbon energy transition scenarios: A case study for Quebec (Canada) », Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 102, 2019, p. 24-34.

VAILLANCOURT, Kathleen, BAHN, Olivier, ROY, Pierre-Olivier, PATREAU, Valérie; « Is there a future for new hydrocarbon projects in a decarbonizing energy system? A case study for Quebec (Canada) », Applied Energy, vol. 218, 2018, p. 114-130.

BAHN, Olivier; « The Contribution of Mathematical Models to Climate Policy Design: a Researcher’s Perspective », Environmental Modeling & Assessment, vol. 23, no 6, 2018, p. 691-701.

LEVASSEUR, Annie, BAHN, Olivier, BELOIN-SAINT-PIERRE, Didier, MARINOVA, Mariya, VAILLANCOURT, Kathleen; « Assessing butanol from integrated forest biorefinery: A combined techno-economic and life cycle approach », Applied Energy, vol. 198, 2017, p. 440-452.

VAILLANCOURT, Kathleen, BAHN, Olivier, FRENETTE, Erik, SIGVALDASON, Oskar; « Exploring deep decarbonization pathways to 2050 for Canada using an optimization energy model framework », Applied Energy, vol. 195, 2017, p. 774-785.

FRENETTE, Erik, BAHN, Olivier, VAILLANCOURT, Kathleen; « Meat, Dairy and Climate Change: Assessing the Long-Term Mitigation Potential of Alternative Agri-Food Consumption Patterns in Canada », Environmental Modeling & Assessment, vol. 22, no 1, 2017, p. 1-16.

BAHN, Olivier, HAURIE, Alain; « A Cost-Effectiveness Differential Game Model for Climate Agreements », Dynamic Games and Applications, vol. 6, no 1, 2016, p. 1-19.

BAHN, Olivier, CHESNEY, Marc, GHEYSSENS, Jonathan, KNUTTI, Reto, PANA, Anca Claudia; « Is there room for geoengineering in the optimal climate policy mix? », Environmental Science & Policy, vol. 48, 2015, p. 67-76.

VAILLANCOURT, Kathleen, ALCOCER MORALES, Yuri Ernesto, BAHN, Olivier, FERTEL, Camille, FRENETTE, Erik, GARBOUJ, Hichem, KANUDIA, Amit, LABRIET, Maryse, LOULOU, Richard, MARCY, Mathilde, NEJI, Yosra, WAAUB, Jean-Philippe; « A Canadian 2050 energy outlook: Analysis with the multi-regional model TIMES-Canada », Applied Energy, vol. 132, 2014, p. 56-65.

BAHN, Olivier, MARCY, Mathilde, VAILLANCOURT, Kathleen, WAAUB, Jean-Philippe; « Electrification of the Canadian road transportation sector: A 2050 outlook with TIMES-Canada », Energy Policy, vol. 62, 2013, p. 593-606.

FERTEL, Camille, BAHN, Olivier, VAILLANCOURT, Kathleen, WAAUB, Jean-Philippe; « Canadian energy and climate policies: A SWOT analysis in search of federal/provincial coherence », Energy Policy, vol. 63, 2013, p. 1139-1150.

BAHN, Olivier, MARTEL, Louise; « Gomak Inc. », Revue internationale de cas en gestion, Vol. 11, no 3, 2013, 24 p..


Book chapters (4)

VAILLANCOURT, Kathleen, BAHN, Olivier, SIGVALDASON, Oskar; « The Canadian Contribution to Limiting Global Warming Below 2 °C: An Analysis of Technological Options and Regional Cooperation », Limiting Global Warming to Well Below 2 °C: Energy System Modelling and Policy Development, Springer, 2018, p. 227-244.

BAHN, Olivier, HAURIE, Alain, MALHAME, Roland P.; « Limit Game Models for Climate Change Negotiations », Advances in Dynamic and Mean Field Games: Theory, Applications, and Numerical Method, Springer, 2017, p. 27-47.

ANDREY, Christopher, BAHN, Olivier, HAURIE, Alain; « Computing a-Robust Equilibria in Two Integrated Assessment Models for Climate Change », Advances in Dynamic and Evolutionary Games: Theory, Applications, and Numerical Methods - Annals of the International Society of Dynamic Games, Vol. 14, Springer, 2016, 283-300.

VAILLANCOURT, Kathleen, ALCOCER MORALES, Yuri Ernesto, BAHN, Olivier; « An Analysis of the Impacts of New Oil Pipeline Projects on the Canadian Energy Sector with a TIMES Model for Canada », Informing Energy and Climate Policies Using Energy Systems Models: Insights from Scenario Analysis Increasing the Evidence Base, Springer, 2015, p. 247-260.

Summer 2019

Analytique d'affaires

Winter 2019

Business Analytics
Risk Analysis
Implementation of Business Optimization Models

Fall 2018

Decision Support Models

Summer 2018

Analytique d'affaires

Winter 2018

Business Analytics
Analyse de risque
Risk Analysis

Fall 2017

Decision Support Models
Analytique d'affaires

Summer 2017

Modèles d'aide à la décision

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