• Dr. Francesc Prior Sanz
Francesc Prior Sanz

Dr. Francesc Prior Sanz

 

IQS School of Management

Universitat Ramon Llull Vía Augusta, 390, 08017 Barcelona

email: 
francesc.prior@iqs.url.edu

PhD In Economics (2006, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM))
Masters in Politics of the World Economy (2001, LLondon School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE))
Bachelor in Business Administration and Master in Business Administration (1996, Escuela Superior de Administración y Dirección de Empresas (ESADE))

 

sUBJECTS

Professor of Finance, Coordinator of Master in Auditing and Management Control

 

RESEARCH LINES

  • Venture Financing and Private Equity
  • Microfinance and MSME Finance
  • Digital Financial Services,
  • Mobile Money
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Retail Payments and Remittances

 

pUBLICATIONS

Prior F; Mora, Toni, .2019. "Quantitative study on the impact of branchless banking on microfinance institutions", Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics.
Mora T., Prior F. 2018. “The impact of mobile financial services’ usage on microfinance delinquency”. Applied Economics.
Prior, F. 2014. ”Mobile Financial Services in Mediterranean Partner Countries”. Papers IEmed.
Prior F., De Lima P. 2013. “The uptake of mobile financial services in the MENA Region”. Journal of Enterprise Development and Microfinance.
Prior F., Abdelmoumni. F. 2012. “ Partnerships in mobile financial services. The case of Morocco”. Journal of Payments Strategy & Systems.
Prior, F.; Santomá J. 2011. ” Seeing Profitability Through a Banking Lens Opportunities Ahoy!”. IESE Insight.
Prior F. 2010. “Modelo de servicios microfinancieros propuesto para resolver el problema de la falta de acceso a los servicios financieros en los países en desarrollo”. Estudios  Gerenciales.
Prior F., Santomá. 2009. J.” Access to Financial Services in the countries of the Maghreb”.International Journal of Euro-Mediterranean Studies.
Prior F., Santomá J. 2009. “Banking the unbanked using prepaid platforms and mobile telephones in the USA”. Lydian Payments Journal.
Prior F., Argandoña A.  2009.“Credit accessibility and corporate social responsibility in financial institutions: the case of microfinance”. in Business Ethics: A European Review. 
Prior F.; Argandoña A. 2009. “Best Practices in Credit Accessibility and Corporate Social Responsibility in Financial Institutions”. Journal of Business Ethics.
Prior  F., 2008. “Solving the access problem”. ESR Review. (formerly the Journal of Microfinance).
Prior F. 2007.  “La bancarización de las remesas y la creación de sinergias financieras”. Harvard Deusto Finanzas y Contabilidad.