(EDHEC-Risk Climate) Senior Research Engineer/Senior Economist - Green Finance Policies for Climate Mitigation and Adaptation
WE ARE LOOKING FOR A SENIOR RESEARCH ENGINEER/SENIOR ECONOMIST IN MACROECONOMICS AND/OR FINANCIAL ECONOMICS FOR A FULL-TIME AND PERMANENT POSITION TO COMMENCE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE (START DATE FLEXIBLE). THE RESEARCHER WILL JOIN THE EDHEC-RISK CLIMATE IMPACT INSTITUTE (PREFERABLY) IN NICE, FRANCE, TO WORK ON GREEN FINANCE AND POLICY EVALUATION.
The successful candidate will join the “Impact of Finance on Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation” research programme and work under the direct supervision of Irene Monasterolo, PhD, Professor of Climate Finance at EDHEC Business School. The candidate will join a growing, vibrant team of researchers in climate finance with a track record of academic publications in the field. The candidate's work will contribute inform financial supervisors, development finance institutions and the financial industry on issues related to climate financial risk assessment and management.
- Strengthen and implement Stock-Flow Consistent models and/or financial network models to perform dynamic balance sheet assessment of green finance policies.
- Perform research and analysis on the impact of green macroprudential policies and financial regulation, including but not limited to systemic risk buffers, on the adjustment in financial risk assessment and on capital reallocation in the low-carbon transition.
- Contribute to identify potential trade-offs between green macroprudential policies, economic decarbonisation and financial stability.
- Contribute to the analysis of green finance policy complementarities to inform policy design and evaluation.
- Contribute to the writing of academic articles, practitioner-oriented articles, and technical notes.
- You have a PhD in economics, applied mathematics, statistics, physics or finance, and ideally further research experience in academia or financial institutions.
- You have a background in topics such as climate economics, sustainable finance and systemic risk, and experience in either Stock-Flow Consistent models, Agent Based Models, and/or network models.
- You have very good understanding of macro- and micro-prudential regulation and monetary policy, and their transmission channels to the economy and finance. You have a good understanding of, and interest in, green finance policies.
- You are highly proficient in macroeconomic and financial modelling, preferably with programming skills in Matlab.
- You have experience working in collaborative research teams bringing together postgraduate students and senior researchers from different specialist backgrounds.
- You are interested to join an interdisciplinary, international team of research, policy and industry experts in climate finance, to collaborate with finance and policy institutions, and to deliver policy relevant-research work.
- You are experienced in writing and publishing scientific literature.
- You are highly proficient in English (written and spoken).
Terms and conditions are competitive. The salary will be determined according to the School pay scale, based on the candidate’s qualifications and prior experience.
To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter to the attention of Irene Monasterolo at: [email protected]