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Dr. Franz Flögel

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Researcher

Research Department Spatial Capital


+49 (0)209.1707-203

floegel@iat.eu

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Franz Flögel graduated as Magister Artium at Potsdam University in 2010. He studied human geography, economics and political science at Potsdam University, Humboldt University of Berlin and University of Nottingham and received a scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation. Since 2010, he has been working as a researcher at the IAT in the research department "Spatial Capital". In 2017, he completed his PhD at the professorship of Economic Geography (Professor Hans-Martin Zademach) of the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt. His dissertation compares the corporate lending practices of regional and large German banks.

Research fields:

  • Finance and regional development
    • Especially banking and regional development
    • Public finance and regional development
  • Regional development and economic promotion
  • Geography of retailing and consumption

Academic rewards/distinctions:

2006-2010 recipient of a merit scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation

2013-2015 PhD scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation

2017 Prizewinner of the Eichstätter Universitätsgesellschaft e.V. for outstanding scientific dissertations

Memberships:

  • Study group geography of retailing (Arbeitskreis geographische Handelsforschung),
  • VGDH
  • Junges Forum der Akademie für Raumforschung und Landesplanung
  • Alumni of the German National Academic Foundation e.V.

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Publications (Selection)

Flögel, Franz
2018: Distance and modern banks’ lending to SMEs: ethnographic insights from a comparison of regional and large banks in Germany. In: Journal of economic geography 18, no. 1, p. 35-57 Weblink


Flögel, Franz
2015: The new realist ontology: metatheoretical foundation for research of modern finance? In: Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsgeographie 59, H. 4, S. 230-242 Weblink


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