Empirical Issues in Sustainability and Sustainable Finance

Conference date

28 Sep 2022


Swansea University SOM and Zoom


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
https://swanseauniversity.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYuce2tqD8iGdwJLlkTigVqB5L1gt5iWrxj to register for the event and the deadline for registration is 25th September.

More information on Hawkes Centre can be found at:

For any queries contact Hafiz Hoque (director for Hawkes Centre for Empirical Finance at: hafiz.hoque@swansea.ac.uk).