Frederik Eidam is a researcher in ZEW’s Research Department “International Finance and Financial Management” and a PhD candidate in finance under supervision of Professor Sascha Steffen at the University of Mannheim. Prior to pursuing his PhD, he worked for four years in financial risk management at Munich Reinsurance Company. He studied finance at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, and graduated with a Master of Science in Finance in 2009. Before this, he studied economics at the University of Kiel, graduating with a Diploma in Quantitative Economic Research in 2007. In recognition of his academic achievements, he was awarded the Academic Excellence Award from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the Erich-Schneider Award from the Universtity of Kiel. His studies were supported by the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes) and the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, DAAD).
Frederik Eidam’s research focuses on the areas of financial intermediation, financial and sovereign crisis and the effects of monetary policy crises interventions on financial stability. He analyses sovereigns as well as bank and non-bank financial institutions, such as insurance firms.
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Discussion and Working Papers
Steffen, Sascha, Frederik Eidam, Jian Cai and Anthony Saunders (2017), Diversification or Specialization? An Analysis of Distance and Collaboration in Loan Syndication Networks, Download
Eidam, Frederik (2016), An analysis of euro area bond maturities and simulation of the introduction of new CACs, Working Paper 11/2016, German Council of Economic Experts, Wiesbaden Download
Project Duration 01.04.2016 - 31.03.2019SEEK Project 2016: European Network on Better Institutions – ZEW ENBI
ZEW Research Seminar
- International Finance: Unconventional ECB Interventions and Sovereign Debt Maturity
- International Finance: Gap-Filling Debt Maturity Choice in the Government Bond Market
2017 - until now:
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
- 2017 - until now: Affiliated Researcher,