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Prof. Dr. Dorothea Schäfer

Prof. Dr. Dorothea Schäfer

Research Director Financial Markets of the

Macroeconomics Department

Contact

+49 30 89789 - 162
Research Topics and Working Areas
  • Banking regulation
  • Green Finance
  • Institutional Diversity in Banking Sectors
  • Households' Asset Portfolios
  • Financial markets
  • Gender

Dorothea Schäfer, Research Director of financial markets at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Adjunct Professor of Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping University; Editor-in-Chief Eurosian Economic Review (EAER), Evaluator for the European Commission, for the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and Chairwoman of evaluation committee for LOEWE (Landes-Offensive zur Entwicklung Wissenschaftlich-ökonomischer Exzellenz des Bundeslandes Hessen); Head of  various research projects supported e.g. by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), the EU Commission, the Wissenschaftsförderung des Deutschen Sparkassen und Giroverbandes, the Fritz Thyssen Foundation and the Stiftung Geld und Währung. Most recently, the DIW Berlin team became a member of the XPRESS consortium (https://www.xpress-h2020.eu/, https://www.facebook.com/xpressh2020/, https://twitter.com/xpressh2020, https://www.linkedin.com/company/30088834). She published in various journals such as Journal of Financial Stability, German Economic Review, International Journal of Money and Finance, Economics of Transition, Journal of Comparative Economics, Small Business Economics and Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics. She is regularly invited as an expert in parliamentary committees, including the Finance Committee of the Bundestag and gives lectures on financial market issues in Germany and abroad. Schäfer was a member of the "Progress Forum" (organized by the FES, Hans Böckler Foundation and  Otto Brenner Foundation) to accompany the work of the Enquete Commission of the German Bundestag, "Growth - Prosperity - Quality of Life (2012-2013) and has adviced the project group "Sustainable Governance Policy" (Nachhaltige Ordnungspolitik) of the Enquete Commission. She is a member of the Editorial Board and Editor-in-Chief of the policy-oriented journal "Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung" (Quarterly Journal for Economic Research). Her work and research covers green finance, financial crisis, financial market regulation, financing constraints, gender and financial markets, financial transaction tax. Most recent work: see Publications.

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Publications

DIW Wochenbericht 12 / 2022

Es ist Zeit für eine Finanztransaktionssteuer auf Energiekontrakte: Kommentar

2022| Claudia Kemfert, Dorothea Schäfer
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 4 / 2021

Firms in Green Public Procurement: Financial Strength Indicators’ Impact on Contract Awards and Its Repercussion on Financial Strength

2021| Christopher F. Baum, Arash Kordestani, Dorothea Schäfer, Andreas Stephan
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 4 / 2021

Finance Meets Sustainability: A New Hope? Editorial

2021| Mechthild Schrooten, Armin Varmaz, Dorothea Schäfer
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 4 / 2021

Finance Meets Sustainability: A New Hope?

2021| Mechthild Schrooten, Armin Varmaz, Dorothea Schäfer (Eds.)
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 3 / 2021

Dieses Mal ist alles anders! Realwirtschaftliche Aspekte der KMU-Finanzierung im Zuge der Coronakrise: Editorial

2021| Horst Gischer, Bernhard Herz, Christoph Kaserer, Dorothea Schäfer
Zeitungs- und Blogbeiträge

Für eine Transaktionssteuer auf Energiekontrakte

In: Der Tagesspiegel (20.03.2022), S. 20 | Claudia Kemfert, Dorothea Schäfer
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Differences in African Banking Systems: Causes and Consequences

In: Journal of Institutional Economics 17 (2021), 4, S. 561–581 | Samuel Mutarindwa, Dorothea Schäfer, Andreas Stephan
Weitere Aufsätze

Great Green Transition and Finance

In: Intereconomics 55 (2020), 3, S. 181-186 | Claudia Kemfert, Dorothea Schäfer, Willi Semmler
Externe referierte Aufsätze

The Impact of Liquidity and Capital Requirements on Lending and Stability of African Banks

In: Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money 67 (2020), 101201, S. 1-20 | Samuel Mutarindwa, Dorothea Schäfer, Andreas Stephan
Zeitungs- und Blogbeiträge

Wenn alle wegschauen

In: Der Tagesspiegel (05.07.2020), [Online-Artikel] | Dorothea Schäfer

Lectures

Moderation

Moderation

Dorothea Schäfer
[Online], 25.10.2021
| Chancen und Herausforderungen der ökonomischen Bildung in Zeiten der Digitalisierung: DIW Lecture on Money and Finance (Online-Event)
Moderation

Moderation

Dorothea Schäfer
Berlin, 26.02.2020
| Monetary Policy in the Modern Era: DIW Lecture on Money and Finance
Vortrag

Vorstellung des Doppelbandes "Green Finance" der Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung

Dorothea Schäfer
Berlin, 06.12.2019
| Green Finance - Wie kann der Finanzsektor zu den Klimazielen beitragen?
Diskussionsteilnahme

Diskussion

Claudia Kemfert, Dorothea Schäfer
Berlin, 06.12.2019
| Green Finance - Wie kann der Finanzsektor zu den Klimazielen beitragen?: Vorstellung des Doppelbandes "Green Finance" der Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung
Vortrag

Bank Stability and Banking Sector Diversity

Christopher F. Baum, Caterina Forti Grazzini, Dorothea Schäfer
Berlin, 24.10.2019 - 25.10.2019
| Financial Market Regulation in Europe and China: 20th Monetary Policy Workshop, Berlin School of Economics and Law

Research Projects

Research Project

The Provision of External Expertise in the Field of Monetary and Financial Affairs (Monetary Expert Panel)

Current Project| Macroeconomics, Forecasting and Economic Policy
Research Project

XPRESS

Current Project| Macroeconomics
Research Project

Support Vector Machines

Completed Project| Macroeconomics

In the media

Audio

DIW Lecture on Money and Finance: Monetary Policy in the Modern Era

26.02.2020| Veranstaltungsrückblick
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