Research Fellows

Expenditure elasticity and income elasticity of GHG emissions: A survey of literature on household carbon footprint

The article examines the relationship between a household's income and its carbon emissions (the carbon footprint). It is found that, generally, the carbon footprint grows less rapidly than expenditure, and confirms that the income elasticity is lower than the expenditure elasticity

From words to deeds? Climate change and the European Central Bank

Using textual analysis methods, we study how the topic of climate change has appeared and evolved in the speeches of the ECB's Executive Board members since 1997.

It takes two to dance: Institutional dynamics and climate-related financial policies

This article studies how institutional dynamics might affect and be affected by the implementation of climate-related financial policies.

Better safe than sorry: macroprudential policy, Covid 19 and climate change

This article point out why current banking regulation is not adequate to face risks whose origin is grounded outside financial markets and offer avenues for reforming macroprudential regulation.

Why finance professionals hold green and brown assets? A lab-in-the-field experiment

We assess the impact of environmental externalities on portfolio decisions in a lab-inthe-field experiment on finance professionals and students. Subjects show pro-environmental preferences, with...  

Internal migration and energy poverty in South Africa

Despite recent progress, energy poverty remains pervasive in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This challenge is generally more severe in rural areas. However, rapid urbanization adds...  

Who emits CO2? Landscape of ecological inequalities in France from a critical perspective

This article provides a panorama of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission inequalities between French households. It presents in a detailed and critical manner the methodological...  

A Bibliometric Analysis of Research on Renewable Energy Crowdfunding : An Assessment and Policy Proposals

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.

Finance, climate-change and radical uncertainty: Towards a precautionary approach to financial policy

The article presents a ‘precautionary’ financial policy approach to deal with Climate-related financial risks instead of the current framework which largely focuses on market-based solutions

Energy efficiency and economy-wide rebound effects: A review of the evidence and its implications

This paper explores in which proportion the economy-wide rebound could erode expected energy savings from improved energy efficiency.