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Econometric estimation of green bond premiums in the Chinese market

Autor: prof. Ing. Karel Janda M.A., Dr., Ph.D.,
MSc. Binyi Zhang ,
Typ: Ostatní
Rok: 2022
Číslo: 0
Publikováno v: FFA Working Papers
Místo vydání: Prague
Klíčová slova: As facilitated by governmental authorities promising sustainable economic growth, green bonds have gained prominence in China’s capital market to scale up the transition to a climate-resilient economy. Although the issuance volume of the Chinese green bond market has been growing rapidly in recent years, the impact of green label on bond pricing is not adequately studied. Thus, this paper aims to investigate whether this newly developed financial instrument offers investors in China an attractive yield compared to other equivalent conventional bonds. By applying a matching method and subsequently a fixed-effects estimation, our empirical results reveal a significant negative yield premium of green bonds on average -1.8 bps lower than their conventional counterparts in the Chinese secondary market. In addition to that, the yield premium is found to vary across issuers’ business sectors mainly due to the public reputation of bond issuers. Moreover, our empirical results reveal an insignificant relationship between the green certification and the yield premium, reflecting an inconsistent green definition in the Chinese market. Our results point to some practical implications for policymakers and investors
JEL kódy:
Citace: Janda K., Zhang B. (2022). Econometric estimation of green bond premiums in the Chinese market. FFA Working Paper 7/2022, FFA, Prague University of Economics and Business, Prague.
Granty: GAUK 295522 (2022-2024) - Combined technical and economical modelling of energy storage for hybrid photovoltaics-wind power generation systems
Abstrakt: Green bonds; Green bond premium; ESG; China
Ke stažení: Working paper
Srpen 2022




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