Micol Chiesa, is a third-year DPhil Candidate in Financial Geography, under the direction of Professor Gordon L Clark. Micol's research focuses on the effect of debt pricing on corporate environmental performance across countries. She has been involved in several research and consulting projects in environmental finance at organizations such as the World Bank, UNDP, and various companies within the private sector. Micol holds an M.A. from Johns Hopkins University, at the School of Advanced and International Studies (SAIS) and a B.A. from the University of Bologna, School of Diplomacy. Micol is a postgraduate fellow at the Royal Geographical Society and a member of the Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability.
Degree completed in 2020.
Do firms forget about the environment? Evidence from publicly listed corporations
- Supervisors: Professor Gordon L. Clark; Dr Caitlin McElroy;
- Member: Economy and Society: Transformations and Justice research cluster; Environmental Interactions research cluster;
- Chiesa, M., Barua, S. and Banga, J. (forthcoming) The Green Bond Learning Curve: Issuance, Maturity, and Price. Journal of Empirical Finance.
- Chiesa, M. and Barua, S. (2018) The surge of impact borrowing: the magnitude and determinants of green bond supply and its heterogeneity across markets. Journal of Sustainable Finance and Investment.
- Chiesa, M. (forthcoming) The Relationship between Debt and Environmental Performance: Evidence from American Publicly Listed Corporations. Working paper.
- Chiesa, M., Carvalho, S. and Barua, S. (forthcoming) How do Companies React to Cost of Debt? A Study of Debt Effects on Corporate Environmental Performance. Working paper.