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MONASTEROLO Irene

Irene MONASTEROLO
Irene MONASTEROLO

Assistant Professor of Climate Economics and Finance

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D5.3.034

Welthandelsplatz 1/D5/level 3
1020 Vienna, Austria

Research Interest

  • Climate change impact on the growth-finance-inequality nexus

  • Indicators of financial portfolios’ exposure to carbon stranded assets

  • Climate stress test of the financial system and macro-financial networks

  • Alignment of development banks’ flows to the 1.5 degrees target and the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Stock-Flow Consistent Agent Based and System Dynamics models

  • Distributive effects of green monetary policies and green sovereign bonds

  • Climate change adaptation through the food-water-energy nexus

  • Role of quality of governance on EU funds absorption and citizens’ perception

Current Projects

Past Research Projects

  • Austrian National Bank’s Maria Schaumeyer Habilitationsstipendium “Closing the gap between finance and sustainability: A novel methodological framework for monetary policies’ evaluation” Duration: 2019 – 2020.

  • International Network for Sustainable Financial Policy Insights, Research, and Exchange (INSPIRE)grant. Role: Project partner. Duration: September 2019 – March 2020.

  • “Analysis of Carbon Risks in Financial Markets and Austrian Portfolios” (RiskFinPorto)
    Sponsor: Austrian Climate Research Program (ACRP). Role: Project partner. Duration: 2017 - 2019.

Recent Publications

FIDES Link to Publications

Blogposts and Online Articles

Personal Grants

  • Stanford Sustainable Finance Initiative: visiting scholar fellowship (March – Sept 2019)

  • WU visiting research mobility, “Greening monetary policies: the missing link between finance and sustainability?”, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa (IT), March – August 2018

Research Prizes

  • Young Investigator Training Program – 2019 ECMCC-IV ECONOMETRIC MODELS OF CLIMATE CHANGE, 2019.