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Joseph Finnerty

Professor Emeritus of Finance


Educational Background

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

Positions Held

Professor Emeritus of Finance, University of Illinois, 2010
Professor of Finance, University of Illinois, 1987-2010
Visiting Professor of Economics, Harvard University, 1992, 1997, 2000
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, University of Illinois, 1998-1999
Academic Director, MBA Program, University of Illinois, 1996-1998
Assistant Dean for Planning, University of Illinois, 1995-1996
Associate Professor of Finance, University of Illinois, 1984-1987
Professor of Finance, University of Massachusetts, 1984
Associate Professor of Finance, University of Massachusetts, 1978-1984
Chairman, Department of General Business and Finance, University of Massachusetts, 1979-1982
Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Massachussetts, 1975-1978
Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Michigan, 1974-1975

Recent Publications

Finnerty, J. 2009. The Handbook of Quantitative Finance and Risk Management. New York: Springer Publications.

Finnerty, J. 2006. The Encyclopedia of Finance. New York: Springer Publications.

Finnerty, J. 2006. Impact Study on the Interest Rate Futures Market. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 46: 495-512

Teaching and Research Interests

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.