Prof. Dr. Dorothea Schäfer

Research Director Financial Markets in 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

Diskussionspapiere 1899 / 2020

Crisis Impact on the Diversity of Financial Portfolios - Evidence from European Citizens

2020| Dorothea Schäfer, Michael Stöckel, Henriette Weser
DIW Wochenbericht 28 / 2020

Wirecard: Mehr Sein als Schein muss wieder in Mode kommen: Kommentar

2020| Dorothea Schäfer
Diskussionspapiere 1869 / 2020

Institutional Diversity in Domestic Banking Sectors and Bank Stability: A Cross-Country Study

2020| Christopher F. Baum, Caterina Forti Grazzini, Dorothea Schäfer
DIW Weekly Report 15/16 / 2020

Government Bonds: European Banks Still Display Strong Home Bias: Requiring Capital Backing Could Worsen Problem

2020| Dorothea Schäfer, Michael Stöckel, Henriette Weser
DIW Wochenbericht 15/16 / 2020

Neues länderübergreifendes Wertpapier wäre elegantester Weg zu geringerem Home Bias: Interview

2020| Dorothea Schäfer, Erich Wittenberg
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
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Central Banks' Supervisory Guidance on Corporate Governance and Bank Stability: Evidence from African Countries

In: Emerging Markets Review 43 (2020), 100694, 19 S. | Samuel Mutarindwa, Dorothea Schäfer, Andreas Stephan
Weitere Aufsätze

Schöne neue Fusionspolitik? Fusion Deutsche Bank/Commerzbank

In: Wirtschaftsdienst 99 (2019), 2, S. 85-86 | Dorothea Schäfer
Zeitungs- und Blogbeiträge

CO2-Steuer und grüne Investitionen: warum nicht beides?

In: Makronom (10.09.2019, [Online-Artikel] | Claudia Kemfert, Dorothea Schäfer, Willi Semmler

Lectures

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
Vortrag

Bank Stability and Banking Sector Diversity

Christopher F. Baum, Caterina Forti Grazzini, Dorothea Schäfer
Leipzig, 22.09.2019 - 25.09.2019
| 30 Jahre Mauerfall - Demokratie und Marktwirtschaft: Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik 2019
Vortrag

Presentation of DIW Berlin

Dorothea Schäfer
Brüssel, Belgien, 21.08.2019
| Kick-off Meeting of Horizon 2020 EU Project XPRESS: Support for Public Procurements to Facilitate the Collaboration between SMEs and Public Sector for the Development and Adoption of Renewables in Municipalities and Cities

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