PD Dr. Martin Rohleder
Martin Rohleder is “Akademischer Rat” (dt.) and research associate at the Chair of Finance and Banking at the Faculty of Business Administration Economics of the University of Augsburg. He is also a member of the Center for Climate Resilience at the University of Augsburg. His research focuses on whether and how the capital market and its participants can contribute to climate change mitigation. To this end, Martin Rohleder studies in particular the role of collective investments such as equity funds as well as the preferences and behavior of fund investors and fund managers.
PB 10/2021: Equity portfolio divestment leads to lower CO2 emissions
To achieve climate goals, financial flows must be redirected from climate-damaging to climate-friendly economic activities. A key approach is divestment, i.e., the systematic sale of…Read publication
Journal of Banking & Finance: The effects of mutual fund decarbonization on stock prices and carbon emissions
This study seeks to determine whether mutual fund decarbonization affects the stock prices of divested firms and contributes to the reduction of these firms’ carbon…Read publication