Heiner Schulz

Heiner Schulz
Lecturer, Finance
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Lecturer in Management
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Heiner Schulz is a lecturer at the Stanford GSB and expert on global financial markets. He was most recently a macro strategist at Point72 Asset Management, a family office hedge fund based in Stamford, CT. Before joining Point72’s predecessor SAC Capital Advisors he was an assistant professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania and a consultant at McKinsey & Company. He was a visiting researcher at the Bank of Korea and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and held fellowships from the Sloan Foundation and Hoover Institution. He received a Ph.D. in political science from Stanford and degrees in international affairs and economics from Columbia and the University of Munich.

Academic Appointments

  • W. Glenn Cambell and Rita Ricardo-Cambell National Fellow, Hoover Institution, 2006-07


Degree Courses


This interdisciplinary course explores how market and non-market forces shape the financial system and, through this system, affect the broad economy and society. You will gain an in-depth understanding of the interactions between individuals,...


This course explores how economic and political forces interact to shape the financial system. The financial system is rife with conflicts of interests that markets fail to address effectively. The political process meant to correct these market...