JUAN IGNACIO PEÑA
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JUAN IGNACIO PEÑA

Professor of Finance

Education

Juan Ignacio Peña is MA in Economics (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid), MS in Quantitative Methods (EOI) and Ph.D. in Economics (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid) and is professor of Finance at Business-UC3M since 1997. He has hold research and teaching positions at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, University of Chicago, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, China-Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and IESE Business School.

Research interests

Prof. Peña's research interests focus on finance for the energy transition and financial risk management with particular emphasis on (i) the financing of the energy transition (ii) credit and market risks, (iii) problems of risk management in the energy industry (electricity, gas, oil).

Selected publications

 
  • Peña, J.I. and R. Rodriguez, 2019. Are EU’s Climate and
    Energy Package 20-20-20 targets achievable and compatible? Evidence from the
    impact of renewables on electricity prices. Energy, 183, 477-486.
  • Peña, J.I. and R.
    Rodriguez, 2018. Default supply auctions in electricity markets: Challenges and
    proposals. Energy  Policy, 122, 142-151.
  • Blanco, I., J.I.
    Peña and R. Rodriguez, 2018. Modelling Electricity Swaps with Stochastic
    Forward Premium Models. The Energy Journal, 39,2, 1-33.
  • Chiu, W.-C., Wang,
    C.-W., and Peña, J. I., 2017. Effect of Rollover Risk on Default Risk:
    Evidence from Bank Financing. International Review of Financial Analysis,
    54, 130-143.
  • Peña, Juan Ignacio
    and Rosa Rodriguez, 2016. Time-Zero Efficiency of European Power Derivatives
    Markets. Energy Policy, 95, 253-268.
  • González-Pedraz,
    Carlos, Moreno, Manuel and Peña, Juan Ignacio, 2015. Portfolio
    Selection with Commodities Under Conditional Asymmetric Dependence and
    Skew Preferences. Quantitative Finance, 15, 1, 151-170.
  • Wang, Chih-Wei, Chiu, Wan-Chien and Peña, Juan Ignacio, 2015. Industry
    Characteristics and Financial Risk Contagion. Journal of Banking and
    Finance , 50, 411–427.
  • González-Pedraz,Carlos, Moreno, Manuel
    and Peña, Juan Ignacio, 2014. Tail Risk in Energy portfolios. Energy
    Economics, 46, 422-434.
Juan Ignacio Peña holds a MS degree in Quantitative Methods from Escuela de Organización Industrial and a Ph.D. in Economics from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He has hold research and teaching positions at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, University of Chicago, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, IESE Business School and China-Europe International Business School (CEIBS).

He has published two books and more than sixty research papers in journals like Energy Economics, Energy Policy, The Energy Journal, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of International Money and Finance, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Empirical Finance, Quantitative Finance, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, European Journal of Finance and European Financial Management, among others. He was Co-Director of the Moneda y Crédito journal and is Associate Editor in the European Journal of Finance and the Revista de Economia Financiera.
He has done consulting work for major energy firms, central banks, and financial services firms. He has been director of Ph.D. studies, Department Chair and served in many scientific and evaluation committees. 
Ignacio’s current research interests are the finance of energy transition, the measurement and management of financial risk, financial derivatives , energy finance, and asset allocation strategies.
  • Peña, J.I. and R. Rodriguez, 2019. Are EU’s Climate and
    Energy Package 20-20-20 targets achievable and compatible? Evidence from the
    impact of renewables on electricity prices. Energy, 183, 477-486.
  • Peña, J.I. and R. Rodriguez (2018) Default supply
    auctions in electricity markets: Challenges and proposals. Energy Policy,
    122, 142-151.
  • Blanco, I., J.I.
    Peña and R. Rodriguez (2018) “Modelling Electricity Swaps with Stochastic
    Forward Premium Models”. The Energy Journal, 39,2, 1-33.
  • Chiu, W.-C., Wang,
    C. W., and Peña, J.I. (2017) “Does the source of debt financing affect default
    risk?. Review of Financial Economics, dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rfe.2017.03.006.
  • Chiu, W.-C., Wang,
    C.-W., and Peña, J. I. (2017) “Effect of Rollover Risk on Default Risk:
    Evidence from Bank Financing”. International Review of Financial Analysis,
    54, 130-143.
  • Chiu, Wan-Chien,
    Wang, Chih-Wei, and Peña, Juan Ignacio, (2016) “Tail Risk Spillovers and
    Corporate Cash Holdings”. Journal of Multinational Financial
    Management , 36, 30-48.
  • Peña, Juan Ignacio
    and Rosa Rodriguez (2016) “Time-Zero Efficiency of European Power Derivatives
    Markets”. Energy Policy, 95, 253-268.
  • Peña, Juan Ignacio (2016)
    Regulación Bancaria y Crecimiento Económico (artículo invitado). Economistas,
    146-147, 131-139.
  • Diana Constanza
    Restrepo Ochoa Ricardo Correia; Javier Población; Juan Ignacio Peña  (2015) “Expropriation risk, Investment
    Decisions and Economic Sectors”  Economic
    Modelling. 48 ,326–342.
  • Wang, Chih-Wei, Chiu, Wan-Chien and Peña, Juan
    Ignacio, (2015) “Industry Characteristics and Financial Risk Contagion”. Journal
    of Banking and Finance , 50, 411–427.
  • Mayordomo, Sergio,
    Peña, Juan Ignacio and Eduardo S. Schwartz “Towards a common Eurozone risk free
    rate” (2015) European Journal of Finance, 21,12, 1005-1022.
  • González-Pedraz,
    Carlos, Moreno, Manuel and Peña, Juan Ignacio, (2015) “Portfolio
    Selection with Commodities Under Conditional Asymmetric Dependence and
    Skew Preferences”. Quantitative Finance, 15, 1, 151-170.

  • Wang, Chih-Wei, Chiu, Wan-Chien and Peña, Juan Ignacio, (2015)
    “Industry Characteristics and Financial Risk Contagion”. Journal of
    Banking and Finance , 50, 411–427.

  • González-Pedraz,Carlos, Moreno, Manuel and Peña, Juan Ignacio,
    (2014) “Tail Risk in Energy portfolios”. Energy Economics, 46, 422-434.

  • Mayordomo, Sergio, Peña, Juan Ignacio and Eduardo S. Schwartz, (2014)
    “Towards a common Eurozone risk free rate”. European Journal of Finance,
    doi:10.1080/1351847X.2014.912670.

  • Rodriguez Moreno, Maria, Mayordomo, Sergio and Peña, Juan
    Ignacio, (2014) “Derivatives Holdings and Systemic Risk in the U.S.
    Banking Sector”. Journal of Banking and Finance, 45, 84-104.

  • Mayordomo, Sergio, Peña, Juan Ignacio and Romo, Juan, (2014)
    “Testing for Statistical Arbitrage in Credit Derivatives Markets”.
    Journal of Empirical Finance, 26, 59-75.


  • Mayordomo, Sergio, and Peña, Juan Ignacio (2014) “An empirical analysis
    of the dynamic dependences in the European corporate credit markets:
    bonds versus credit derivatives”. Applied Financial Economics, 24:9,
    605-619.


  • Chiu, Wan-Chien, Peña, Juan Ignacio and Wang, Chih-Wei,(2014) “Measuring
    Systemic Risk: Common Factor Exposures and Tail Dependence Effects”.
    European Financial Management. doi: 10.1111/EUFM.12040.

  • Mayordomo, Sergio and Peña, Juan Ignacio and Rodriguez Moreno,
    Maria, (2014) “Liquidity Commonalities in the Corporate CDS Market
    around the 2007-2012 Financial Crisis”. International Review of
    Economics and Finance. 31, 171–92.

  • Mayordomo, Sergio, Peña, Juan Ignacio and Schwartz, Eduardo S.
    (2014) “Are all Credit Default Swap Databases Equal?”. European
    Financial Management, 20(4):677–713.

  • Mayordomo, Sergio, Rodriguez-Moreno, Maria and Peña, Juan
    Ignacio, (2014) “Portfolio Choice with Indivisible and Illiquid Housing
    Assets: The Case of Spain“. Quantitative Finance, 14(11), 2045-2064.

  • Chiu, Wan-Chien, Peña, Juan Ignacio and Wang, Chih-Wei, (2013)
    “Do Structural Constraints of the Industry Matter for Corporate Failure
    Prediction?". Investment Analysts Journal, Vol 78, Issue 1, pp 65-81.

  • Arce, Oscar, Mayordomo, Sergio, Peña, Juan Ignacio (2013),
    “Credit-Risk Valuation in the Sovereign CDS and Bonds Markets: Evidence
    from the Euro Area Crisis”. Journal of International Money and Finance,
    35, 124–145.

  • Rodríguez-Moreno, Maria, Peña, Juan Ignacio (2013) “Systemic
    risk measures: The simpler the better?”. Journal of Banking and Finance,
    37, 1817–1831.

  • Peña, Juan Ignacio (2012) “ A Note on Panel Hourly Electricity Prices”. The Journal of Energy Markets, 5(4), 81-97.

  • Escribano, Álvaro, Peña, Juan Ignacio and Villaplana , Pablo,
    (2011) "Modeling Electricity Prices: International Evidence". Oxford
    Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 73,5, 622- 650.

  • Mayordomo,Sergio, Peña, Juan Ignacio and Juan Romo (2011) “The Effect of
    Liquidity on the Price Discovery Process in Credit Derivatives Markets
    in Times of Financial Distress”. The European Journal of Finance, 17,
    9–10, 851–881.

  • Forte Arcos, Santiago and Peña, Juan Ignacio, (2011) "Debt
    Refinancing And Credit Risk". The Spanish Review of Financial Economics,
    9,1-10.

  • Fernandes, Jose L.B., Peña, Juan Ignacio and Tabak , Benjamin
    M., (2010) "Behavior Finance and Estimation Risk in Portfolio
    Optimization". Applied Financial Economics , 20, 719–738.

  • Fernandes, Jose Luiz, Peña, Juan Ignacio and Tabak, Benjamin
    M., (2010) "Delegated Portfolio Management and Risk Taking Behavior".
    The European Journal of Finance , 16, 4, 353 – 372.

  • Forte, Santiago, and Peña, Juan Ignacio (2009) “Credit Spreads:
    an Empirical Analysis on the Informational Content of Stocks, Bonds,
    and CDS”. Journal of Banking and Finance, 33, 2013–2025.

  • Fernándes, Jose Luiz, Hasman, Augusto and Peña, Juan Ignacio. (2007)
    “Risk Premium: Insights over the Threshold”. Applied Financial Economics
    , 18, 1, 41-59.

  • Peña, Juan Ignacio and Rosa Rodriguez (2006) “On the Economic
    Link Between Asset Prices and Real Activity”. Journal of Business
    Finance and Accounting, 34, 889-916.

  • Rodriguez, Rosa, Fernando Restoy and Juan Ignacio Peña (2002) “Can
    output explain the predictability and volatility of stock returns?”.
    Journal of International Money and Finance , 21, 163-182.

  • Estrada, Javier and Juan Ignacio Peña (2002) “Empirical
    Evidence on the Impact of European Insider Trading Regulations” .
    Studies in Economics and Finance Vol. 20, No. 1, 12-34.

  • Peña, Juan Ignacio, Gregorio Serna y Gonzalo Rubio (2001)
    “Smiles, Bid-Ask Spreads and Option pricing”, European Financial
    Management, Vol 7, No. 3, 351-374.

  • Peña, Juan Ignacio, Gregorio Serna and Gonzalo Rubio (1999) “Why do we
    smile?. On the determinants of the implied volatility function”. Journal
    of Banking and Finance, 23, 1151-1179.

  • Peña, Juan Ignacio, Dolores Robles y Carlos Ocaña (1997)
    "Preliminary Evidence on Takeover Target Returns in Spain: A Note".
    Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 24, 145-153.

  • Peña, Juan Ignacio and Esther Ruiz (1995) "Stock Market
    Regulations and International Financial Integration: The Case of Spain".
    The European Journal of Finance,1, 367-382 .

  • Peña, Juan Ignacio (1995) "Daily Seasonalities and Stock Market Reforms in Spain". Applied Financial Economics, 5, 419-423.

  • Peña, Juan Ignacio (1995) "A comment on Simon Keane's
    Reappraisal of Share Price Maximisation". The European Journal of
    Finance, 1, 18-20.