Heiner Schulz

Heiner Schulz
Lecturer, Finance
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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


There is a growing sense that both capitalism and democracy are in crisis. How do power structures in the private and public sectors determine economic and political outcomes? Is the focus on financial metrics and markets to blame for the eroding...


There is a growing sense that both capitalism and democracy are in crisis. Is the ¿financialization¿ of the economy to blame for undermining trust in corporations and governments? This interdisciplinary course explores these issues by focusing on...


This interdisciplinary course explores the economic, political, and behavioral forces that shape the financial system and, through this system, have a major impact on the economy and society. You will gain an in-depth understanding of how the...