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Joseph Finnerty

Professor Emeritus of Finance

Biographical Sketch

Joseph E. Finnerty is a professor in the Department of Finance at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He received his and MBA and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. After ten years at the University of Massachusetts he joined the Illinois faculty in 1984 and has served as associate dean for graduate programs, assistant dean for planning, and academic director of the MBA program as well as teaching courses on financial intermediaries, management of financial institutions, international financial management, financial markets, and international financial markets. He was awarded the Commerce Alumni Association Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award in 1991 and the MBA Association, Professor of the Year Award, 1990-91.

He has also been a visiting professor of economics at Harvard University a number of times since 1990, a visiting professor of finance, Krems MBA for Central Europe from1992-present a Fulbright scholar at the National Institute for Higher Education, Dublin, Ireland, 1988-89. Listed in Who's Who In Finance and Industry, 1991 and 1993.

Professor Finnerty has published in such journals as Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Advances in International Banking and Finance, Advances in Pacific Basin Financial Markets, Journal of International Money and Finance, International Journal of Development Banking, and Advances in Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management.