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Franz J. Hinzen

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Areas of Expertise

Financial intermediation, banking, corporate finance, FinTech, blockchain economics


Capital Markets


PhD, Stern School of Business, New York University, 2023; MPhil, University of Cambridge, 2016; BSc, University of Mannheim, 2015


Franz Hinzen is an assistant professor in the Finance group at the Tuck School of Business. His research lies in the areas of corporate finance and financial intermediation, with an emphasis on banking. Franz has a particular interest in the role that bank-nonbank interactions have in shaping corporate credit market outcomes. Besides his research on traditional financial institutions, Franz also has an interest in FinTech. His work has been recognized by the Herman E. Krooss Prize and the Lawrence G. Goldberg Prize. Franz graduated with a PhD from the NYU Stern School of Business. Further, he holds an MPhil from the University of Cambridge and an undergraduate degree from the University of Mannheim.