Dr. Chris M. Lawrey

Dr. Chris M. Lawrey

Assistant Professor
Economics and Finance

Research Interests

  • Working Capital Management
  • Cash Management
  • Trade Credit
  • Corporate Finance


  • Ph.D. – Major: Finance – December 2015
    School of Business, University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi
    Dissertation: “Three Essays on Firm Corporate Liquidity”

  • M.B.A – Emphasis: Finance – May 1996
    Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas

  • B.S. – Major: Business Administration – December 1992
    Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas


Frictions and the Contribution of Inventory to Shareholder Wealth with Charles Beauchamp, William Hardin and Matthew D. Hill (2014), Journal of Financial Research

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  • FIN 315 Business Finance
  • FIN 350 Financial Statement Analysis and Corporate Strategy
  • FIN 370 Working Capital Management
  • FIN 300 Personal Finance