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David T. Whitford
Associate Professor of Finance

Educational Background

Ph.D., M.B.A., Georgia State University, 1980, 1973
B.A., University of Georgia, 1968

Positions Held

At the University of Illinois since 1977.

Recent Publications

Whitford, D., Gentry, J., Shaw, M., & Tessmer, A. 2002. Using inductive learning to predict bankruptcy. Journal of Organizational Computing, 12: 39-57.

Honors and Awards

Recipient of the EMBA Keith E. Sawyer Service Award, 1995. Executive MBA Outstanding Instructor Award, 1994 and 1990.

Academic Service

Director, Midwest Finance Association, 1990-93. Member of the Program Committee of the Midwest Finance Association since 1988.

Teaching and Research

Teaches courses in working capitol management, short-run financial management, and investments. Research focuses on corporate cash flow patterns and their impact on risk and return; the effects of CEO compensation patterns on stock prices.

Contact Information:
116 David Kinley Hall
1407 W. Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 333-4638

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