Workshop on Empirical issues in Sustainability and Sustainable Finance

Workshop on Empirical issues in Sustainability and Sustainable Finance

Hawkes Centre for Empirical Finance, Swansea University School of Management.


Workshop date:

28th September, 2022


Swansea University School of Management, Bay Campus and online via Zoom.


The Hawkes Centre for Empirical Finance at Swansea University welcomes you to a one-day Workshop on Empirical issues in Sustainability and Sustainable Finance where we discuss the latest developments and issues in sustainable finance.

Opening Speech: Dr Hafiz Hoque, Swansea University (Director of Hawkes Centre for Empirical Finance).

Keynote Speaker: Professor Roni Michaely

Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship at The University of Hong Kong

Market Manipulation and ESG Violations,

Douglas Cumming,  Florida Atlantic University (Speaker),   

Shan Ji,  Macquarie University,   

Monika Tarsalewska, University of Exeter Business School 

Corporate Social Responsibility and Firm Survival: Evidence from the Climate and Pandemic Crises

Thomas Chemmanur, Boston College,

Dimitrios Gounopoulos, University of Bath (speaker),

Panagiotis Koutroumpis, Queen Mary University,

Yu Zhang, University College Dublin.

Real effects of climate policy: Financial constraints and spillovers

Söhnke M. Bartram, University of Warwick, Warwick Business School, Finance Group, and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).

Kewei Hou, The Ohio State University.

Sehoon Kim, University of Florida, Warrington College of Business.

Are ESG Ratings Informative About Companies’ Socially Responsible Behaviors Abroad? Evidence from the Russian Invasion of Ukraine,

Daniyal Ahmed, Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP,

Elizabeth Demers, School of Accounting and Finance, University of Waterloo (Speaker)

Jurian Hendrikse, Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Tilburg University

Philip Joos, Tilburg School of Economics and Management and TIAS School for Business and Society, Tilburg University.

Baruch Lev, Stern School of Business, New York University.

Information Content of Social Responsibility Index Recomposition: A Synthetic Portfolio Approach.

Charlie X Cai, Liverpool University   

Wanling Rudkin, Swansea University (Speaker).

The Externalities of Mandatory ESG Disclosure

Yi Jiang, Harbin Institute of Technology (Shenzhen)

Ya Kang, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hao Liang, Singapore Management University (Speaker).

George Yong Yang, Chinese University of Hong Kong

The registration for the workshop is free. Please follow the link to register for the event. The deadline for registration is 25th September.

For any queries contact Hafiz Hoque (director for Hawkes Centre for Empirical Finance at:

The Hawkes Centre for Empirical Finance at Swansea University was established in 2013 and contains members with expertise in a range of areas of research including empirical finance, quantitative financial analysis, empirical macroeconomics, time series econometrics and statistics.  The complementary skills of the Centre’s members provide a means to undertake exciting and innovative research with the common objective of advancing the understanding, development and application of tools and techniques relevant to the analysis of financial and macroeconomic data and phenomena.

Dr Hafiz Hoque

- Director

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