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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