Thomas McInish, Holder of the Wunderlich Chair of Excellence

Thomas McInish (1947 - 2022)

Holder of the Wunderlich Chair of Excellence, Department of Finance

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Dr. Thomas H. McInish was an author and coauthor of more than one hundred twenty scholarly articles in leading journals such as the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Journal of Portfolio Management, the Review of Economics and Statistics, and the Sloan Management Review. Cited as one of the "Most Prolific Authors in 72 Finance Journals;" Ranked 20 (tie) out of 17,573 individuals publishing in these journals from 1953 to 2002. Another study ranked Dr. McInish as 58 out of 4,990 academics in number of articles published during 1990-2002. Dr. McInish's co-authored, path-breaking article on intraday stock market patterns, originally published in the Journal of Finance, was selected for inclusion in (1) Microstructure: The Organization of Trading and Short Term Price Behavior, which is part of the series edited by Richard Roll of UCLA entitled The International Library of Critical Writings in Financial Economics. (This series is a collection of the most important research in financial economics and serves as a primary research reference for faculty and graduate students) and (2) Continuous-Time Methods and Market Microstructure, which is part of the International Library of Financial Econometrics edited by Andrew W. Lo of MIT. His book, Corporate Spin-Offs, was selected by Choice, a publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, for inclusion on its list of "Outstanding Academic Books 1984." Blackwell Publishers published his book Capital Markets: A Global Perspective in 2000 in English and Chinese. Dr. McInish earned his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. McInish was a Chartered Financial Analyst (C.F.A.), a highly respected professional designation. Dr. McInish held the Wunderlich Chair of Excellence in Finance at The University of Memphis.


McInish, Thomas, Christopher J. Neely, and Jade Planchon, Unconventional monetary policy and the behavior of shorts, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, forthcoming.