Reader in Carbon Finance
Luca is Reader at the University of Edinburgh Business School and an Associate Professorial Research Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics where he is a member of the Sustainable Finance and the Policy Design and Evaluation research programmes. He holds a PhD in Finance from the University of Zurich.
Luca has published research on a wide range of issues and works with international organizations, governments and businesses on topics of shared interest, such as carbon pricing, sustainable finance and investments.
Luca is a CESifo Research Network Fellow and he was previously a Visiting Scholar at the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, U.S.A. and Visiting Scholar at the Research Center for Sustainability Science at Ritsumeikan University, Japan.
- Carbon markets and low carbon investment
- Empirical asset pricing
- Finance & investment
- Financial decision-making
- Industrial organization
- Mathematical finance
- Stochastic modelling
Luca works at the intersection of industrial organisation, environmental economics and finance. He has been applying his research to real-life policies. His research has been supported by the UK Economic and Social Research Council, the European Research Council, the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation and the Environmental Defense Fund.