Climate Finance Workshop

November 30, 2017 - 8:00am - 6:00pm
Location: 
Presidential Ballroom, Faculty House
64 Morningside Drive
New York, NY 10027
United States

Climate Finance Workshop
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Sponsors: Norges Bank Investment Management, Program for Economic Research, Review of Financial Studies

Conference Organizers: Harrison Hong (Columbia University), José Scheinkman (Columbia University), Andrew Karolyi (Cornell University and Sponsoring Editor, Review of Financial Studies)

If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Cohen at sc3867@columbia.edu

Call for Research Proposals
 

Finalists Selected for the Workshop at Columbia University for the Review of Financial Studies Call for Proposals on Climate Finance

  • Markus Baldauf (University of British Columbia), Lorenzo Garlappi (University of British Columbia), Constantine Yannelis (New York University) – "Does Climate Change Affect Real Estate Prices? Only If You Believe In It"
    • Discussant: David Sraer (University of California Berkeley Haas)
       
  • Lars Peter Hansen (University of Chicago), William Brock (University of Wisconsin, Madison), Michael Barnett (University of Chicago) – "Pricing Uncertainty Induced by Climate Change"
    • Discussant: Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh (New York University)
       
  • Sophie Shive (University of Notre Dame), Margaret Forster (University of Notre Dame) – "Corporate governance and pollution externalities of public and private firms"
    • Discussant: Boris Vallee (Harvard Business School)
       
  • Philipp Krueger (University of Geneva and SFI), Zacharias Sautner (Frankfurt School of Finance), Laura Starks (University of Texas, Austin) - "The Importance of Climate Risk for Institutional Investors"
    • Discussant: Patrick Bolton (Columbia University)
       
  • Darwin Choi (The Chinese University of Hong Kong) Zhenyu Gao (The Chinese University of Hong Kong), Wenxi Jiang (The Chinese Univeristy of Hong Kong) – “Attention to Global Warming”
    • Discussant: Zhi Da (Notre Dame University)
       
  • Justin Murfin (Yale University), Matthew Spiegel (Yale University) – “Is the risk of sea level rise capitalized in residential real estate?”
    • Discussant: Michael Goldstein (Babson College)
       
  • Nitin Kumar (Indian School of Business), Alok Shashwat (Indian School of Business), Russ Wermers (University of Maryland) – “Do Fund Managers Misestimate Climatic Disaster Risk?”
    • Discussant: Sumudu Watugala (Cornell University)
       
  • Jawad M. Addoum (Cornell University), David Ng (Cornell University), Ariel Ortiz-Bobea (Cornell University) – “Climate Shocks and Earnings News”
    • Discussant: Wolfram Schenkler (Columbia University)
       
  • Robert Engle (New York University), Stefano Giglio (University of Chicago), Bryan Kelly (University of Chicago), Heebum Lee (New York University), Johannes Stroebel (New York University) – “Hedging Climate Change News”
    • Discussant: Rossen Valkanov (University of California, San Diego)