Mark D. Schroder

Mark D.   Schroder
  • A.J. Pasant Professor in Insurance
  • Established through a gift from A.J. Pasant
  • Finance


Dr. Mark Schroder is a professor in the Department of Finance in the Eli Broad College of Business, where he instructs undergraduate- and graduate-level finance courses, and an adjunct professor in the Department of Statistics and Probability. Schroder’s areas of research include optimal portfolio-consumption choice, derivatives pricing, and optimal contracting.

He joined the Broad College faculty in 2001, and has since published financial research in Mathematical Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Economic Theory, and Journal of Finance. He was associate editor of Review of Financial Studies, and has refereed for over 20 academic journals.

In addition to academics, Dr. Schroder has consulted for Fuji Securities and Nesbitt-Buns Securities, and worked for the Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Research and Trading, as well as Prudential-Bache Securities.

He has a PhD in finance from Northwestern University, an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago, and an economics MSc from the London School of Economics. From 1994-1998, he was assistant professor at State University of New York.