Professor of Economics at Frankfurt University.
Dean of the Department of Business and Economics at Frankfurt University.
Organisations and enterprise.
Financial Systems in developing countries.
Corporate financial systems.
Prof. Dr. Schmidt studied economics and socio-economics at Heidelberg and Frankfurt universities and completed his doctorate and post-doctoral teaching qualifications at Frankfurt university.
Before he took up his lecturing post at Frankfurt, he was the Visiting Scholar at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University; Professor of Business Economics at Göttingen University and Trier University as well as Visiting Konrad-Adenauer Professor at Georgetown University in Washington DC.