Martin Schmalz
Martin Schmalz

Associate Professor of Finance

University of Oxford

Martin Schmalz is a tenured associate professor of finance at Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford. He holds a graduate degree (Dipl.-Ing.) in mechanical engineering from the Universität Stuttgart and a M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University. He co-authored The Business of Big Data: How to Create Lasting Value in the Age of AI and was featured as one of the “40 under 40” best business school professors worldwide at the age of 33. He has been invited to present to regulators and policymakers across the globe, including the U.S. Department of Justice, the White House Council of Economic Advisers, the European Commission, European Parliament, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, various central banks, and at universities across the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia. His prize-winning research focuses on corporate governance, financial economics, and strategy. It has been published in The Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Financial Studies, and was covered by The New York Times, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Bloomberg, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Forbes, Fortune, Handelsblatt, and Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, among others.


Want to connect with Equitable Growth?

Contact Us

Value Added Blog

Read our Value Added Blog.

View Blog Posts


Learn more about our grantees.

View our Grantees