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Prof. Dr. Dorothea Schäfer

Prof. Dr. Dorothea Schäfer

Research Director Financial Markets of the

Communications Department

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.

Publications

Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 4 / 2023

Sozialpartnerschaft – Chancen und Herausforderungen: Editorial

2023| Irene Dingeldey, Dorothea Schäfer, Mechthild Schrooten, Helene Schuberth, Carsten Sieling, Tim Voss
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 4 / 2023

Vorwort

2023| Dorothea Schäfer
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 4 / 2023

Sozialpartnerschaft – Chancen und Herausforderungen

2023| Irene Dingeldey, Dorothea Schäfer, Mechthild Schrooten, Helene Schuberth, Carsten Sieling, Tim Voss (Hrsg.)
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 2 / 2023

Finanzmärkte, Arbeitsmärkte und Inflation – beschleunigt die Zinspolitik der Zentralbank die Inflation und den Banken Crash?

2023| Dorothea Schäfer, Willi Semmler
Refereed essays Web of Science

Is Interest Rate Hiking a Recipe for Missing Several Goals of Monetary Policy—Beating Inflation, Preserving Financial Stability, and Keeping up Output Growth?

In: Eurasian Economic Review (2024), im Ersch. [online first: 2024-03-05] | Dorothea Schäfer, Willi Semmler
Refereed essays Web of Science

Certification against Greenwashing in Nascent Bond Markets: Lessons from African ESG Bonds

In: Eurasian Economic Review (2024), im Ersch. [online forst: 2024-02-16] | Samuel Mutarindwa, Dorothea Schäfer, Andreas Stephan
Refereed essays Web of Science

The Impact of Public Procurement on Financial Barriers to General and Green Innovation

In: Small Business Economics 62 (2024), S. 939–959 | Dorothea Schäfer, Andres Stephan, Sören Fuhrmeister
Refereed essays Web of Science

Crisis Stress for the Diversity of Financial Portfolios - Evidence from European Households

In: International Review of Economics and Finance 83 (2023), S. 330-347 | Dorothea Schäfer, Andreas Stephan, Henriette Weser
Zeitungs- und Blogbeiträge

Für eine Transaktionssteuer auf Energiekontrakte

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

Lectures

Moderation

Begrüßung, Moderation und Ausblick

Dorothea Schäfer
Berlin, 19.09.2023
| Sozialpartnerschaft – Chancen und Herausforderungen: Konferenz zum aktuellen Vierteljahrsheft des DIW Berlin
Vortrag

Eröffnung und Moderation

Dorothea Schäfer
[Online], 23.02.2022
| Grüne Beschaffung und die Förderung der Grünen Transformation: Veranstaltung im Rahmen des EU Horizon 2020-Projektes XPRESS; Online Seminar
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?

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

Support Vector Machines

Completed Project| Macroeconomics
Research Project

XPRESS

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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