A. Craig MacKinlay

Joseph P. Wargrove Professor of Finance
The Wharton School

Craig MacKinlay joined the faculty of the Wharton School in 1984 and was named the Joseph P. Wargrove Professor of Finance in 1995. His research interests include asset pricing models, behavior of futures prices, econometric modeling, market microstructure, mutual fund performance, and stock market behavior.

MacKinlay is the recipient of numerous awards including the inaugural Eugene Fama Prize for Doctoral Education, the Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, the IMCA Journalism Award, and the Paul A. Samuelson Award for Outstanding Scholarly Writing on Lifelong Financial Security.

He has served as a research associate for the National Bureau of Economic Research, and since 1998 been a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Investment Consulting.

MacKinlay earned a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario, and an MBA and doctorate from the University of Chicago.