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David Schröder

Senior Lecturer in Finance


  • BSc Corporate Finance
  • MSc Corporate Finance
  • MSc Theory of Finance and Derivatives
  • MSc Asset Management

PhD in Finance

  • I accept new PhD students in Finance, preferably full-time students with an interest in one of my areas of research. Candidates are invited to send me a research proposal and a CV before officially applying to the MPhil/PhD programme in Economics and Finance.

Research Interests

  • Empirical Finance: Empirical Asset Pricing, Implied Cost of Capital, Equity Duration, Firm Profitability
  • Decision Theory: Choice, Learning, and Decision Making under Ambiguity

Measuring Ambiguity Preferences

The research project on measuring ambiguity preferences has now published the questionnaire to measure ambiguity preferences (Cavatorta and Schröder, 2019) online. The questionnaire can be accessed under


Working Papers

  • Lotto Lotteries - Decision making under uncertainty if payoffs are unknown (2020).

The current versions of my working papers are available on SSRN.


Book Chapters

  • Hedge Fund Reporting (2012), in: Research Handbook on Hedge Funds, Private Equity and Alternative Investments, Edward Elgar Publishing (joint work with Felix Goltz).

Contact details

Phone: +44 (0) 20 7631 6408
Room: 757
Office Hours: Monday, 5-6pm or email for appointment

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