Monthly Archives: July 2018

Response to the UE public consultation:“Fitness check on the EU framework for public reporting by companies”

In their response, experts associated with the Chair emphasize the predominance of accounting standards over non-financial information to guide corporate strategies. Accounting is not neutral, and the fact that it does not integrate human and natural capital is a major obstacle to achieving the EU’s sustainability objectives.

A Bibliometric Analysis of Research on Renewable Energy Crowdfunding

This paper tries to fill this gap of research on the significance and evolution of renewable energy crowdfunding by providing a bibliometric analysis of academic work on renewable energy crowdfunding.

Renewable generation and network congestion: an empirical analysis of Italian Power Market

Article published in Volume 39, Special Issue 2 of The Quarterly Journal of the IAEE’s Energy Economics Education Foundation. This article empirically investigates the...  

The Impact on Long-Term Capital Investment of Accounting and Prudential Standards for European Financial Intermediaries

The aim of this paper is to explain why there is insufficient long-term capital investment despite the abundant savings collected by a booming financial sector. Special attention is given to understanding the role of today’s accounting and prudential requirements.

Oil Price Risk and Financial Contagion

In this paper we test for the existence of equity market contagion, originating from oil price fluctuations, to regional and domestic stock markets.

Assessing the implementation of the Market Stability Reserve

In this paper we model the EU-ETS in presence of the Market Stability Reserve (MSR) as it is defined by that decision and investigate the impact that such a measure has in terms of permits price, output production and banking strategies. Our main finding is that the MSR succeeds in increasing the permits’ price correcting an excess supply .