Professor Sascha Steffen, head of the Research Department "International Finance and Financial Management" at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), has officially taken over the professorship for financial markets in the Area Finance of the University of Mannheim Business School. Steffen, a distinguished financial market expert, is thus once again wholly active in Mannheim.

Professor Sascha Steffen
Professor Sascha Steffen

The professorship at the University of Mannheim Business School is connected to Steffen's position as head of Research Department at ZEW. Professor Steffen has held the position at ZEW since September last year. His primary research interests lie in the areas of European banking regulation and financial market stability as well as financial intermediation.

His most recent papers address topics such as the effects of monetary policy on financial markets and the European corporate sector. Sascha Steffen's research findings have received multiple awards and have been published in renowned scientific journals, including the "Journal of Finance", the "Journal of Financial Economics" and the "Review of Financial Studies".

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Professor Sascha Steffen, Phone: +49(0)621/1235-140, E-mail: