Julia Eckert M.Sc.

Research Assistant/Doctoral Student

Julia Eckert M.Sc.
Henschelstr. 4
34127 Kassel
Building: K33
Room: 1112
Phone: +49 561 804-3062
E-Mail: j.eckert[at]uni-kassel[dot]de
Office Hours: Only with an appointment


Scientific Career

  • October 2023-Present
    Lecturer for special tasks "Statistics and Business Mathematics", Faculty IV - Business and Computer Science, Hochschule Hannover
  • November 2019-Present
    Research Assistant/Doctoral Student at the Business School's Chair of Sustainable Finance, Faculty of Economics and Management, University of Kassel


  • March 2018 - August 2019
    Master's degree in Business Management at the Hochschule Hannover with a focus on Strategic Corporate Management
  • September 2013 – February 2018
    Bachelor's degree in Business  at the Hochschule Hannover with a focus on: Banking and Insurance, Corporate Finance, Controlling and Auditing and Accounting
  • Sustainable and Responsible Investing (SRI)
  • Individual Investors
  • Impact Investing

Current Research Projects

  • End-customer study: Short-, medium- and long-term sustainable investing in retail banking
  • Query retail investors' sustainability preference under MiFID II - What barriers do retail investors and investment advice perceive and how can they be overcome?
  • Impact Preference Survey of Retail Investors
  • The Science Platform Sustainable Finance (WPSF)

Completed Research Projects

  • Institutional Investors and physical climate risks
  • Reg­u­lat­ory and sys­temic bar­ri­ers to sus­tain­able in­vest­ing in re­tail bank­ing in­vest­ment ad­vice


Eckert, J., Huber, S., Klein, C., Zwergel, B., 2024. New Evidence on the Investor Group Heterogeneity in the Field of Sustainable Investing. SSRN Electronic Journal 2024, tbd.
Eckert, J., Klein, C., Knob, L., Zwergel, B., 2024. A road to misery? New evidence on career entrants’ financial behavior and financial well-being. SSRN Electronic Journal 2024, tbd.
Cauthorn, T., Dumrose, M., Eckert, J., Klein, C., Zwergel, B., 2023. Rating changes revisited: New evidence on short-term ESG momentum. Finance Research Letters 2023, 103703. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.frl.2023.103703
Dumrose, M., Eckert, J., Rink, S., 2022. Disaggregating confusion? The EU Taxonomy and its relation to ESG rating. Finance Research Letters 48, 102928. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.frl.2022.102928
Eckert, J., Huber, S., Klein, C., Zwergel, B., 2022. New evidence on German retail investors: The desire to make an impact. Corporate Finance 168–174.
Klein, C., Zwergel, B., Eckert, J., Dumrose, M., 2022. Regulatorische und systembedingte Barrieren im Bereich Nachhaltige Geldanlagen in derAnlageberatung im Retail Banking - Eine qualitative Analyse aus der Perspektive des Anlageberaters. https://doi.org/10.17170/kobra-202208036572
Eckert, J., Huber, S., Klein, C., 2021. Regulatory framework for sustainable investment products – Current developments and associated challenges. Corporate Finance 12., 274 – 279.
Klein, C., Eckert, J., Dumrose, M., 2021. Nachhaltige Finanzwirtschaft: Definition und aktuelle Entwicklungen, in: Heithecker, D. (Hrsg.), Handbuch Nachhaltige Finanzwirtschaft. FCH-Gruppe, Heidelberg, S. 15–29.