James EdwardsDirector – Research at Moody's Analytics
James Edwards is a Director of Research and Modeling at Moody's Analytics. He is leading the initiative to model climate risk within MA’s credit and financial risk metrics for corporates, financials, SMEs, and sovereigns. He additionally works in the development of MA’s structural public-firm risk models (CreditEdge), private-firm risk models (RiskCalc), provisioning tools (ImpairmentCalc/Impairment Studio), and fixed-income valuation models (Fair Value Spread). He is based in New York City and holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago.