Moritz Lenel is an assistant professor in Princeton's Department of Economics. His research interests are in macroeconomics and finance. His current work studies how portfolio differences across households, institutions, and countries matter for the transmission of macroeconomic shocks and policy. He joined the Princeton faculty in the fall of 2019 after spending a year as the Pyewacket Research Fellow with the Bendheim Center for Finance. In 2017, he received the Landau Discussion Paper Prize by SIEPR and the AQR Top Finance Graduate Award. He earned his Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University.