Prof. Dr. Uwe Walz

Uwe Walz is Director of the Center for Financial Studies (CFS) and the Research Center SAFE. He coordinates the CFS research area "Corporate Finance & Financial Markets". Walz holds the Chair of Industrial Organization at Goethe University Frankfurt since October 2002.

Walz received his Dr. rer. pol. in Economics from University of Tuebingen (1992), where he also held a full professor position from 1997 to 2002. He was habilitated from University of Mannheim in 1995. Professor Walz was a visiting research fellow at University of California at Berkely and London School of Economics. From 1995 to 1997 he was a professor at University of Bochum.

His research interests are in the field of Contract Theory, Venture Capital, Capital Markets, Corporate Finance, Industrial Organization, and Economics of Network Industries.