Extended Viewer

Alexander Schober

Alexander Schober

Senior Associate, MSCI Research

Alexander Schober is part of MSCI’s team focused on ESG and climate research for fixed income, where he specializes in sovereign debt. Prior to MSCI, he was a credit analyst for emerging-market sovereign bonds for Nationwide Investments. Alex also conducted risk analysis, with a focus on Latin America, for FrontierView. He holds a master’s degree from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in international economics and a bachelor’s from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Research and Insights

Articles by Alexander Schober

    Sovereign Bonds and Climate

    Research Report | Oct 18, 2023 | Michael Ridley, Alexander Schober, Anett Husi

    Good emissions data is essential for any detailed sovereign-bond climate analysis. In this paper, we address some key questions around how best to quantify sovereign bonds’ financed emissions and climate-transition risk.

    The Potential Impact of El Niño on Sovereign Debt

    6 mins read Blog | Sep 18, 2023 | Alexander Schober, Cole Martin

    With a very strong likelihood of an El Niño event forming by the end of 2023, we take a look at the impact such events have had in the past on the debt-to-GDP ratios of global sovereigns and what this could mean for impact investors.  

    Measuring Sovereign Bonds’ Climate Risks and Opportunities

    5 mins read Blog | Jun 29, 2023 | Alexander Schober

    Quantifying sovereign bonds’ physical and transition risks may help investors determine the climate resiliency of their portfolios. MSCI Climate Change and Natural Hazards Risk Factor Score may help guide the analysis of these complex risks.