Research Fellows

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.

Showing off cleaner hands: mandatory climate-related disclosure by financial institutions and the financing of fossil energy

We investigate the real effects of mandatory climate-related disclosure by financial institutions on the funding of carbon-intensive industries.

International Conference on Mobility Challenges – Presentations and event report

You can download here the speakers presentations and the report of the panel session.

Wind farm revenues in Western Europe in present and future climate

Investments into wind generation may be hampered by revenues uncertainty caused by the natural variability of the resource, the impact of climate change on...  

How can strategy reformulation and CSR initiatives converge? The case of BOP

This paper investigates a case in which, on paper, the green lights were everywhere. Yet after more than 10 years of existence, the program remains in a stalemate status.The paper identifies three main organiszational barriers.

Economic impacts of a glacial period: a thought experiment to assess the disconnect between econometrics and climate sciences

After discussing the weaknesses of the aggregated statistical approach to estimate economic damage, we conclude that, if these functions cannot reasonably be trusted for such a large cooling, they should not be considered to provide relevant information on potential damage in the case of a warming of similar magnitude, as projected in the case of unabated greenhouse gases.

Enhancing financial transparency to mitigate climate change: Towards a Climate Risks and Opportunities Reporting Index

On the basis of the TCFD recommendations, this article develop an original composite index: the Climate Risks and Opportunities Reporting Index (CRORI). 

A practical approach for curbing congestion and air pollution: Driving restrictions with toll and vintage exemptions

Congestion and local air pollution continue to be a serious problem in many cities around the world, partly because of an increasing and ageing...  

Designing conditional schemes for green industrial policy under different information structures

We assume that a project requires an initial outlay and may either succeed or fail. The probability of success depends on its type and...