CliSAP successfully finished in 2018. Climate research continues in the Cluster of Excellence "CLICCS".
Alexander Bassen

Prof. Dr. Alexander Bassen

Principal Investigator (external funding)


Universität Hamburg, Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN)
Institute for Economic and Social Sciences
Room 203
Rentzelstraße 7
20146 Hamburg

+49 40 42838 4064
+49 40 42838 6272

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Research interests

CO2 emissions and capital markets, Measuring the value effect of corporate sustainability performance on capital markets, Socially Responsible Investment, Sustainability controlling and reporting of companies

CliSAP Publications

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  • Friede, G., Busch, T., & Bassen, A. (2015). ESG and financial performance: aggregated evidence from more than 2000 empirical studies. Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment, 5(4), 210-233. doi:10.1080/20430795.2015.1118917.
  • Koch, N., & Bassen, A. (2013). Valuing the carbon exposure of European utilities. The role of fuel mix, permit allocation and replacement investments. ENERGY ECONOMICS, 36, 431-443. doi:10.1016/j.eneco.2012.09.019.
  • Bassen, A., Basse-Mama, H., Koch, N., & Bank, T. (2013). Valuation effects of corporate strategic transactions in the cleantech industry. Journal of Business Economics, 83, 605-630. doi:10.1007/s11573-013-0665-5.