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Alternative approaches in ESG investing : four essays on investment performance & risk
(University of St Andrews, 2016-06-24) - Thesis,
ESG (Environmental, social, and governance) investing is an investment philosophy to inform holistic and sound decision-making of investors for the purposes of both, nourishing a stable economy with acceptable rates of ...
Distributed energy generation techniques and the competitive fringe effect in electricity markets
(2015) - Journal article,
We analyse the impact of two different generation techniques used by fringe suppliers on the intensity of competition in the electricity wholesale market. For that purpose we derive a Cournot model of this market taking ...
Subsurface activities and decision support systems : an analysis of the requirements for a social acceptance-motivated decision support system
(2016-09-01) - Journal article,
In this paper, we present a novel perspective on evaluating subsurface activities by increasing the role of social acceptance in the decision-making process. We use the triangle of social acceptance to structure and analyze ...
A comparison of cost-benefit analysis of biomass and natural gas CHP projects in Denmark and the Netherlands
(2016-02) - Journal article,
We investigate what drives differences in the project appraisal of biomass and natural gas combined heat and power (CHP) projects in two countries with very similar energy profiles. This is of importance as the European ...
A plant-level analysis of the spill-over effects of the German Energiewende
(2016-12-01) - Journal article,
In order to analyse international effects of national energy policies, we investigate the spill-over effects of the German Energiewende on the Dutch power market, which is closely connected to the German market. We estimate ...
Correction to: The opportunity cost of negative screening in socially responsible investing
(2018-01-05) - Journal article,
Cross-border investment expenditure spillovers in European gas infrastructure
(2017-08) - Journal article,
We investigate the implications of an integrated vis-à-vis a national perspective regarding investment in natural gas infrastructure. In particular, we analyze cross-border spillovers related to the investment expenditure ...
Why finance should care about ecology
(2017-07) - Journal article,
Finance ignores ecosystems, which has resulted in a growing list of environmental and social problems. This article assesses the importance of ecology for finance. It suggests that the financial intermediation perspective ...
The effects of corporate and country sustainability characteristics on the cost of debt : an international investigation
(2016-02) - Journal article,
We investigate the relationship between corporate and country sustainability on the cost of bank loans. We look into 470 loan agreements signed between 2005 and 2012 with borrowers based in 28 different countries across ...
Cyclical behavior of international fund flows
(2018-01) - Journal article,
We investigate the cyclicality of international fund flows employing correlation and regression analysis using monthly data for almost 70 countries between 1996 and 2013. International fund flows are cross-border investments ...