This paper session will take place on:

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, from 14:00 to 15:30 (UTC+2).

Session Chair

This session will be chaired by Paola D’Orazio. She is a postdoctoral researcher at the Chair of Macroeconomics, and a research fellow at the Research Department Closed Carbon Cycle Economics at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Germany). Her main research interests include central banks and financial regulators’ role in promoting a low-carbon transition, the drivers of adopting and diffusion of climate-related financial policies, the finance-environmental innovation-green growth nexus. She has published in international peer-reviewed journals such as Ecological Economics, Economic Modeling, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economic Methodology. She has served as a referee for a wide range of journals in her fields of expertise and is Associate Editor of the Eurasian Economic Review and PLOS Sustainability and Transformation.

Contributors & Papers

Johannes Jäger & Lukas Schmidt:

Neoliberal, reformist and progressive forms of global green finance and socio-ecological transformation.

Discussant: Carsten Elsner

Carsten Elsner:

Alleviating or institutionalizing greenwashing? The inclusion of nuclear energy into the EU taxonomy from a narrative discourse perspective.

Discussant: Johannes Jäger

Session Outline

Each research paper will have a time slot of approximately 45 minutes:

15 to 20 minutes presentation of the paper

3 minutes co-presentation by one of the participants

20 to 25 minutes discussion