The E-axes Forum on Climate Change, Macroeconomics, and Finance
Yasmine van der Straten (University of Amsterdam) discusses an interesting finding of her research: investors reward carbon emission intensive companies that make an effort to become more green, as the risk premium is smaller for emission intensive firms that engage in green innovation.
Incomplete markets and uncorrected environmental externalities result in the under-provision of low-carbon technologies. In her paper “Bringing breakthrough technologies to market: solar power and feed-in tariffs” , Sugandha Srivastav (University of Oxford) examines whether the United Kingdom’s renewable energy feed-in-tariff (FiT), which is a risk-reduction and price instrument, helped bring utility-scale solar energy to market.
Incomplete markets and uncorrected environmental externalities result in the under-provision of low-carbon technologies. In her paper “Bringing breakthrough technologies to market: solar power and feed-in tariffs” , Sugandha Srivastav (University of Oxford) examines whether the United Kingdom’s renewable energy feed-in-tariff (FiT), which is a risk-reduction and price instrument, helped bring utility-scale solar energy to market.
Jans Starmans (Stockholm School of Economics) explores how socially responsible investors can have an impact in a timely manner. He examines whether firm owners with high negative environmental externalities are incentivized to reduce these externalities proactively if they anticipate their firm to be bought by socially responsible investors.
Jans Starmans (Stockholm School of Economics) explores how socially responsible investors can have an impact in a timely manner. He examines whether firm owners with high negative environmental externalities are incentivized to reduce these externalities proactively if they anticipate their firm to be bought by socially responsible investors.

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