Call for papers Sustainable Finance for Asia’s Net Zero Transition

This special issue of Global Finance Journal is seeking theoretical, empirical and policy-oriented papers that address the issue of sustainable finance for Asia’s transition to net zero carbon emissions. Successful manuscripts will be fully developed papers that demonstrate a significant contribution to the literature, an innovative and sound methodological approach, with robust findings and policy implications. The following are some select, non-comprehensive examples of possible research questions:

 

    Measuring transition-related financial risks and risk mitigation policy design

 

    Transition finance-related criteria and frameworks

 

    Transition finance, “de-risking”, credit enhancement, and insurance markets

 

    Modeling net zero transition

 

    Corporate disclosure on emissions, transition paths, and the carbon-offset market

 

    Carbon-pricing and financial stability

 

    Incentivizing firm investment in carbon emission reduction

 

    Role of public banks in scaling sustainable finance

 

    Public-private partnership and climate finance

 

    Green monetary and macroprudential policies

 

    Inclusive green finance and just transition finance

 

    Evaluating blended finance instruments and mechanisms

 

    Green investment and sustainability-linked bonds

 

    Financing renewable energy and energy infrastructure development

 

    Green financial technology (fintech) and environmental sustainability

 

    Addressing problems with environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investment, ratings, and greenwashing

 

    Determinants of the “green” cost of capital

 

    Achieving net zero emissions and managing indebtedness