Dr. Michael Schröder is Senior Reseacher of the Research Department "International Finance and Financial Management" at the ZEW. He is also a Senior Research Consultant at the Financial Research Center of the Fudan University in Shanghai.

Schröder studied Economics and Business Administration at the University of Mannheim. He graduated as Diplom-Volkswirt (like M.A. in Economics). From 1985 to 1990 he was research fellow at the University of Mannheim. Since 1990 he holds a doctoral degree in Economics from the University of Mannheim and in 2009 he received the venia legendi for Business Administration at the University of Stuttgart after finishing his habilitation.

From 2011 to 2015 he was an Adjunct Professor of Asset Management at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.

From 1990 to 1995 he worked at an international investment bank in Frankfurt/Main. As a senior economist in the department "Investment Research" he was responsible for the international economic outlook and the development of econometric models used to forecast and analyze capital markets and international business cycles. Since mid-1995 Schröder is a researcher at the ZEW.

His main topics of research in the field of empirical capital market analysis are: capital market regulation and its effects on financial stability and the real economy; analysis of the formation of expectations on financial markets; socially responsible investments, corporate social responsibility, and ethical banking; asset management of charitable foundations; capital markets in China.

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