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Dr. Bill Marcum

Associate Professor; Wall Street Partners Fellow; Undergraduate Program Director, Finance; BB&T Center Associate

  • Ph D, UNC at Chapel Hill (Finance) - 1996
  • MA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (Economics) - 1990
  • BA, Univ of North Carolina at Greensboro (Economics) - 1985
  • BA, Furman University (Political Philosophy) - 1982

Research Interests

  • Corporate Finance and investments, specifically, stock market reaction to dividends
  • Valuation and the Relation between Shareholders and Stakeholders. I'm very interested in Austrian Economics these days and value perception.

Teaching Interests

  • Corporate Finance
  • International Finance

  • Strickland, D. ,  Marcum, B. , &  Martin, D. (Forthcoming). Are US Firms Stockpiling Too Much Cash? The Journal of Corporate Accounting and Fiance.
  • Marcum, B. , &  Goddard, G. J. (Forthcoming). The Good, the Bad and the 1031 Exchange. The RMA Journal. | more information
  • Marcum, B. , &  Goddard, G. J. (Forthcoming). The Crowd is Untruth: The Problem of Cap Rates in a Declining Market. Risk Management Association (RMA) Journal. | more information
  • Sayari, N. (Forthcoming). Do US Corporate Governance Standards Effectively Discourage Risk in the Emerging Markets? .
  • Marcum, B. , &  Goddarad, G. J. (Forthcoming). The Case of the Discounted Sellout: Reducing the Risk of Condo Project Financing. The RMA Journal. | more information
  • Marcum, B. ,  Martin, D. , &  Strickland, D. (2015). Merger Waves and Corporate Inversions - Causes and Consequences. Journal of Corporate Accounting & Finance, (July/August, 2015)
  • Strickland, D. ,  Marcum, B. , &  Martin, D. (2013). U.S. Firms: Still Holding Too Much Cash? Journal of Corporate Accounting & Finance, , 23-31.
  • Marcum, B. , &  Goddard, G. J. (2012). A World of Herf: The Importance of Market Concentration in CMBS Risk Assessment. The RMA Journal, December 2012, 36-42. | more information
  • Marcum, B. ,  Cooper, M. , &  Gutierrez, R. C. (2005). On the Predicatiblity of Stock Returns in Real Time. Journal of Business, 78 (2), 469-499.
  • Marcum, B. , &  Robin, D. (2003). Understanding Ethical Attitudes of Insurance Practitioners. CPCU Journal, 56 (5), 18 pages. | more information
  • Marcum, B. ,  Cotter, J. , &  Martin, D. (2003). A Cure for Outdated Capital Budgeting Techniques. Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, 14, 71-80.
  • Marcum, B. ,  Bridges, S. , &  Harrison, K. (2003). The Relation Between Employee Perceptions of Stakeholder Balance and Corporate Financial Performance. SAM Advanced Management Journal, 22, 55-75.
  • Marcum, B. , &  Bridges, S. (2001). Back to Business Basics: Buyers, Benefits and Brands on the Internet. Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship, 13, 71-82.
  • Marcum, B. , &  Cotter, J. (2001). The Limits of Reverse Auction Pricing and Priceline.com. Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship, 13, 23-32.

  • 2016 - Alumni Teaching Award, School of Business
  • 2016 - Service Award, School of Business
  • 2013 - Saturday Charlotte teaching award
  • 2012 - Saturday Charlotte teaching award
  • 2009 - Senior Teaching Award, Undergraduate business school
  • 2006 - Senior Teaching Award, Calloway
  • 2003 - Senior Teaching Award, Calloway

  • January 1, 2008 - Finance Students be Recession Proof, Job postings
  • January 1, 2008 - Anniversary of Atlas Shrugged, WXII
  • September 5, 2007 - Favorite Professors: Expecting the Unexpected, BusinessWeek
  • January 1, 2005 - Everyday Economics: The 97-cent weakling, MSN Money
  • December 1, 2004 - Imported goods will cost more, MoneyCentral.com