Doris Neuberger is Professor of Economics – Money and Credit – at Rostock University, Germany, and research fellow at the German Institute for Economic Research DIW Berlin. She is also research director at the Institute for Responsible Finance iff Hamburg, an independent research institute focusing on financial services and consumer protection, and member of stopwucher.de, an alliance against usury for more social justice in consumer credit markets. She is founding member of Finance Watch Germany (Bürgerbewegung Finanzwende), co-director of CERBE (Center for Relationship Banking and Economics) Rome, and serves in the Senate Competition Committee of the Leibniz Association. Formerly she served in the managing board of the German Economic Association and the Chamber for Social Order of the Protestant Church in Germany. She received her academic education at the Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany.
Her main research fields are household finance, financial inclusion and consumer protection, SME finance, Industrial Economics of banking, financial systems and the social role of banks. Doris has led research projects among others for the European Commission DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, the European Parliament, and the German Research Foundation DFG. Her publications on financial inclusion include, among others: “Germany”, in: Naoyuki Yoshino and Peter J. Morgan (eds.), Financial Inclusion, Regulation and Education: Asian Perspectives, Asian Development Bank Institute, Tokyo, 2017, and: “Systemic Usury and the European Consumer Credit Directive”, Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung (Quarterly Journal of Economic Research), 89(1), 2020, pp. 115–132 (with Udo Reifner).