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Sara Shen

Sara Shen

Senior Associate, MSCI Research

Sara Shen helps develop and improve securitized products total-portfolio carbon footprinting and asset-backed securities models. She holds a master's degree in financial engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a dual bachelor’s degree in financial engineering and applied mathematics from Beihang University. She is a GARP-certified FRM®.

Research and Insights

Articles by Sara Shen

    Breaking Down Financed Emissions for Agency RMBS

    5 mins read Blog | Jul 11, 2023 | Joy Zhang, Michael Ridley, Sara Shen

    Agency residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) finance about 17% of U.S. residential greenhouse-gas emissions annually. We break down that number to help issuers and investors understand emissions sources and drivers behind agency RMBS.