The Effects of International Climate Policy on Financial Markets

The Effects of International Climate Policy on Financial Markets

Programs Available


Reference Number

20202753 & 20202755 

Opening Date

01 Jan 2020 12am AEDT 

Closing Date

30 Apr 2020 12am AEST 

Scholarship available to



The Centre for Corporate Sustainability and Environmental Finance at Macquarie Business School is undertaking an Australian Research Council funded research project commencing in 2020. The project is titled " The Effects of International Climate Policy on Financial Markets".

The grant has funds to support two PhD Scholar to be embedded into the project.  The successful candidates for the two scholarships will serve as researchers on the project.

The PhD candidate will join a multi-disciplinary team of researchers to analyse the effects of international climate policy on financial markets. This project aims to develop and test a new methodology to determine the potential consequences of effective action on climate change for the asset values of fossil fuel firms.

The successful candidate must be eligible to undertake a PhD at Macquarie University be able to demonstrate high level research skills focused on analytical methods, research design and quantitative data analysis.


This scholarship is available to eligible candidates to undertake a direct entry 3-year PhD program.

Scholarship Components

The scholarship is comprised of a Tuition Fee Offset and a Living Allowance Stipend. The value and tenure of the scholarship is a “MQRES” full-time stipend rate of $28,092 per annum (in 2020 tax exempt for up to 3 years - indexed annually).

Contact Details

Name: Professor Martina Linnenluecke & Professor Tom Smith
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