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Joseph E. Finnerty
Professor of Finance

Educational Background

Ph.D., M.B.A. Finance, University of Michigan, 1974, 1969
B.S. Physics, University of Notre Dame, 1967

Positions Held

At the University of Illinois since 1984. Academic director of the M.B.A. program 1996-1998. Assistant dean for planning,1995-1996. Visiting professor of economics, Harvard University, 1992, 1997, 2000. Professor of finance, University of Massachusetts, 1975-1984 (chair of department, 1979-82).

Recent Publications

Finnerty, J., & Gu, A. 2002. The evolution of market efficiency: 103 Years’ daily data of the Dow. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 18 (3): 219-237.

Finnerty, J., & Kim, K. 1998. International equity markets integration and settlement and clearing procedures. Advances In International Banking and Finance, 3: 23-38.

Finnerty, J., & Kim, K. 1998. Trading mechanisms, liquidity risk and international equity market integration. Advances In Pacific Basin Financial Markets, 4: 23-47.

Honors and Awards

Incomplete List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004. Commerce Alumni Association Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, 1991. Fulbright scholar, National Institute for Higher Education, Dublin, Ireland, 1988-1989.

Academic Service

Co-Editor, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 1991-present. Associate Editor, The Financial Review, 1992-present. Associate Editor, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 1990-present. Vice President, Financial Management Association, 1997-1999.

Teaching and Research

Teaches courses in speculative markets, investment, international finance, and corporate finance. Teaches the core finance theme in the MBA program. Research focuses on the working of international financial markets. Consultant in these areas to the American Bankers Association, the Chase Manhattan Bank, World Information Group, Education for Management, American Management Association, Ohio Board of Regents, the Shawmut Bank, and the World Bank.

Contact Information:
343K Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 333-2815

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