Mapping the Global Credit Default Swap Network

Mapping the Global Credit Default Swap Network

Credit default swaps (CDS) are derivative contracts which were at the center stage of the global financial crisis: their role in amplifying and transferring distress is still debated. These contracts entail a transfer of risk (insurance) from a protection buyer (say...
The real price of austerity

The real price of austerity

Until recently, post-crisis discourse and policy on the economy has emphasised the problem of growing national debt. As the then British Prime Minister, David Cameron, said in a speech in January 2015: “When you look at the children you love, do you want to land...

Too-Green-to-Fail?

Please take our survey #TooGreenToFail? Which #GreenEnergy #transition after the US #ParisAgreement #withdrawal? 2-min survey to learn how.https://t.co/2q70LtbrYD — SimPolProject (@SimPolProject) June 2,...
A Climate Solution Circle?

A Climate Solution Circle?

Follow Stefano Battiston @zbattiz      Tweet #ThreeShadesOfGreen The article “What’s holding back environmental sustainability?” by Michael Howes (Griffith University) makes a very valid point. I report the key passages below. “What’s going wrong with...

Storyline – Climate Stress Test

Storyline – Climate stress-test     1) In Dec 2015 FSB launched the Task Force on climate-related disclosure Task force on climate disclosure launches its own website: https://t.co/XXUVa5tE8w pic.twitter.com/EghnzSqV4E — The FSB (@FinStbBoard) January...