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Assistant Professor of Finance

Personal Details

Larissa Schäfer joined the Department of Finance at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management as Assistant Professor in August 2015. She received a PhD in Finance from Tilburg University in 2015. During her doctoral studies, she has been a visiting scholar at Columbia University, Lancaster University, and Cass Business School as well as a consultant at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and a Junior Fellow of the European Banking Center of Tilburg University. She also received a Research Master degree from Tilburg University (2011) and a M.Sc. in International Economics (Diplom) from the University of Tübingen (2010).


Her research interests lie in empirical banking and international finance. In particular, she studies how bank business models and organizational structures affect bank-firm lending relationships. Her work in international finance focuses on equity market integration and contagion in Central and Eastern European equity markets.

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Scholarly journal articles / Journal articles

Working papers


Title Programme Semester
Corporate Finance Bachelor Summer