Irene Monasterolo

Boston University

595 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

United States

Vienna University of Economics and Business

Assistant Professor of Climate economics and finance

Welthandelsplatz 1

Vienna, Wien 1020

Austria

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

The Climate Spread of Corporate and Sovereign Bonds

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 May 2019 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2020
Stefano Battiston and Irene Monasterolo
University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance and Boston University
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Climate transition risk, financial pricing models, deep uncertainty, sovereign bonds, climate spread, prudential regulation

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CLIMAFIN Handbook: Pricing Forward-Looking Climate Risks Under Uncertainty

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Nov 2019
Stefano Battiston, Antoine Mandel and Irene Monasterolo
University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and Boston University
Downloads 665 (47,133)
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CLIMAFIN, forward-looking climate transition risk, climate deep uncertainty, financial contracts, financial pricing models, Climate Spread, Climate Value at Risk, Climate Stress-test

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Climate Change and the Financial System

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2020
Irene Monasterolo
Boston University
Downloads 542 (60,496)
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Climate risks, financial risk, carbon stranded assets, financial stability, climate policies, Climate Value at Risk, Climate Spread, Climate Stress-test

Climate Change and the Financial System

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 12, Issue 1, pp. 299-320, 2020
Posted: 26 Oct 2020
Irene Monasterolo
Boston University

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Blind to Carbon Risk? An Analysis of Stock Market’s Reaction to the Paris Agreement

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2019
Irene Monasterolo and Luca De Angelis
Boston University and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
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asset pricing, Paris Agreement announcement, low-carbon indices, carbon-intensive indices, systematic risk, Markowitz’s portfolio optimization, market model, Fama-French five-factor model, risk-adjusted return, stranded assets

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On the Dependence of Investor’s Probability of Default on Climate Transition Scenarios

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Mar 2021
Stefano Battiston and Irene Monasterolo
University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance and Boston University
Downloads 274 (134,451)

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Climate transition risk, climate policy scenarios, probability of default, corporate bonds, Expected Shortfall, climate financial risk assessment, risk management

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A Financial Macro-Network Approach to Climate Policy Evaluation

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2018
Veronika Stolbova, Irene Monasterolo and Stefano Battiston
University of Zurich, Department of Banking and Finance, Boston University and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 227 (161,322)
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financial networks, feedback loops, climate policies, shock transmission channels, indirect effects, low-carbon transition

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Is There a Role for Central Banks in the Low-Carbon Transition? A Stock-Flow Consistent Modelling Approach

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Nov 2017
Irene Monasterolo and Marco Raberto
Boston University and Università degli Studi di Genova - DIME - Department of Mechanics, Energetics, Management and Transportation
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central banks, green Quantitative Easing, green sovereign bonds, Stock-Flows Consistency, financial stability, inequality

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Climate Risks and Financial Stability

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Feb 2021
Stefano Battiston, Yannis Dafermos and Irene Monasterolo
University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance, SOAS University of London and Boston University
Downloads 169 (210,810)
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climate change, financial stability, climate policies, financial instruments, network models, stock-flow consistent models, agent based models, empirical finance.

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Climate Transition Risk, Climate Sentiments, and Financial Stability in a Stock-Flow Consistent Approach

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 06 Apr 2020
Nepomuk Dunz, Asjad Naqvi and Irene Monasterolo
WU Vienna, Vienna University of Economics and Business and Boston University
Downloads 169 (211,852)
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Climate sentiments, climate transition risk, credit market, green supporting factor, carbon tax, financial stability, Stock-Flow Consistent modelling

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Climate-Finance and Climate Transition Risk: An Assessment of China's Overseas Energy Investments Portfolio

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Apr 2018
Irene Monasterolo, Jiani I. Zheng and Stefano Battiston
Boston University, University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 154 (228,008)
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Overseas Energy Fi nance, Climate Transition Risk, Climate Policy Scenarios, Climate Stress-Test, Climate VaR, Climate- Finance

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The Climate Target Gap Is Widening. Can We Close It by Including Climate Finance in SSPs?

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 05 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2019
Stefano Battiston and Irene Monasterolo
University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance and Boston University
Downloads 143 (242,205)
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Climate Finance, Climate Change, Socio-Economic Shared Pathways, Integrated Assessment Model, Climate Finance Risk Metrics

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Macroeconomic and Financial Impacts of Compounding Pandemics and Climate Risks

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Apr 2021
WU Vienna, Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Boston University, Ca Foscari University of Venice and Università degli Studi di Genova - DIME - Department of Mechanics, Energetics, Management and Transportation
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Climate physical risk, COVID-19, compound risk, credit market constraints, public spending effectiveness, debt sustainability

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Vulnerable Yet Relevant: The Two Dimensions of Climate-Related Financial Disclosure

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 May 2017
Irene Monasterolo, Stefano Battiston, Anthony Janetos and Zoey Zheng
Boston University, University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance, Boston University and Boston University
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GHG exposure index, GHG holding index, market-based solutions, climate change, climate-risk disclosure

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Reducing Climate Transition Risk in Central Banks’ Asset Purchasing Programs

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Mar 2021
Giacomo Bressan, Irene Monasterolo and Stefano Battiston
WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, Boston University and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 122 (275,383)

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central banks, market neutrality, asset purchase, climate transition risk, corporate bonds, portfolio's climate exposure

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Climate Sentiments in the Financial Sector: How Financial Markets, Policies and Regulations Generate Barriers and Opportunities to Align Portfolios to Sustainability

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Aug 2020
Irene Monasterolo, Natalie Glas and Sabine Kunesch
Boston University, Environment Agency Austria and Environment Agency Austria
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climate-related financial risks, carbon risks, transition risks, climate sentiments, sustainable finance, knowledge co-production, barriers, engagement, divestment, EU Green Deal, EU Action Plan on Sustainable Finance

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Enabling or Hampering? Climate Risk and the Role of Finance in the Low-Carbon Transition

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Feb 2021
University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance, Boston University, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
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climate transition risk, carbon price, climate finance, climate economic models, disorderly transition scenarios.

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Climate Mitigation Pathways Need To Account for the Ambivalent Role of Finance

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Feb 2021
University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance, Boston University, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
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climate finance, financial risk, mitigation scenarios, energy technology, systemic risk, integrated climate financial risk assessment

The Importance of Compound Risk in the Nexus of Covid-19, Climate Change and Finance

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Jan 2021
Irene Monasterolo, Monica Billio and Stefano Battiston
Boston University, Ca Foscari University of Venice - Dipartimento di Economia and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance
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COVID-19, climate change, financial interconnectedness, compound risk, loss amplification, resilience policies

The Importance of Compound Risk in the Nexus of COVID-19, Climate Change and Finance

Posted: 08 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2020
Irene Monasterolo, Monica Billio and Stefano Battiston
Boston University, Ca Foscari University of Venice - Dipartimento di Economia and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance

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pandemic, climate change, climate finance, financial risk, compound risk

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Climate Transition Risk and Development Finance: A Carbon Risk Assessment of China's Overseas Energy Portfolios

China & World Economy, Vol. 26, Issue 6, pp. 116-142, 2018
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Nov 2018
Irene Monasterolo, Jiani I. Zheng and Stefano Battiston
Boston University, University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance
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climate‐finance, climate policy scenarios, climate stress‐test, climate transition risk, climate VaR, energy infrastructure loans

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Fossil Fuels versus Green Subsidies: A Stock-Flows Consistent Model of Public Policies for the Low-Carbon Transition

Posted: 08 Jun 2017
Irene Monasterolo and Marco Raberto
Boston University and Università degli Studi di Genova - DIME - Department of Mechanics, Energetics, Management and Transportation

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Flow-fund behavioural model, Stock-Flow Consistency, fossil fuels subsidies, green fiscal measures, green sovereign bonds, distributive effects

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A Climate Stress-Test of the Financial System

Battiston, S., Mandel, A., Monasterolo, I., Schütze, F., & Visentin, G. (2017). A Climate stress-test of the financial system. Nature Climate Change, 7(4), 283–288. https://doi.org/doi:10.1038/nclimate3255
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2020
University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Boston University, DIW Berlin and University of Zurich - Institute of Mathematics

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climate stress-test, climate policy risk, decarbonization, stress-test, stranded assets, carbon risk, climate-sensitive sectors