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Philipp Schuster

Dr. rer. pol. Philipp Schuster

Research Group Leader
Office Hours: During semester: Tuesday 11:15-12:15
During semester break: on request

Room: 204 (Geb. 09.21, Blücherstr. 17)
Phone: +49 721 / 608 - 48184
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Measuring and empirical analysis of frictions and liquidity, modeling liquidity risk, asset pricing, bond and option markets, structured products, liquidity premia and cost of financing

Short biography

Professional Experience
Since 2017 Research Group Leader

Since 2014

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Assistant Professor (Wissenschaftlicher Assistent)
Copenhagen Business School
Visiting Scholar


College of William and Mary, Williamsburg
Visiting Scholar


2010-2014 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Ph. D. in Finance (grade: summa cum laude)

University of Karlsruhe (TH), Karlsruhe
Business engineering (with honours)


Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
Industrial engineering

Scientific Papers in Journals

Presentations at Conferences and Workshops (*presentation by co-author)

Papers in collected editions and miscellaneous publications


  • Börsenzeitung, February 25, 2017: "Besseres Risikomanagement dank Liquiditätsmessung".
  • Börsenzeitung, July 7, 2016: "Modelle zur Messung von Risiken".
  • Instituional Money, July 5, 2016: "FIRM verleiht Preis für Dissertation über Liquidität an Anleihemärkte".
  • Börsenzeitung, April 22, 2015: "DAI Hochschulpreis verliehen".


For questions concerning one of the following courses or problem sessions please contact me during my office hours:
  • Investments SS2010
  • Investments SS2011
  • Investments SS2012
  • Investments SS2013
  • Investments SS2014 
  • Credit Risk WS2015/16
  • Fixed Income Securities WS2015/16
  • Fixed Income Securities WS2016/17
  • Fixed Income Securities WS2017/18
  • Blochchains & Cryptofinance WS2018/19