Paul Spurlin II, PhD

 Paul Spurlin II, PhD


  • Assistant Professor of Finance

Office: (601) 484-0401



  • Ph D, Finance, University of Mississippi, 2011
  • MBA, Management, University of Southern Mississippi, 2004
  • BS, Biology, Delta State University, 1995


Journal Article

  • Effect of Inventory Management Efficiency on Profitability: Current Evidence from the U.S. Manufacturing Industry. Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research . Volume 16, Issue 1, Pages 98-106. 2015
  • Short Sales in the NYSE Batch Open and NASDAQ Opening CrossInternational Journal of Managerial Finance. Volume 8, Issue 3, Pages 219-237. 2012
  • The effects of big-bank presence on the profit efficiency of small banks in rural markets. Journal of Banking & Finance. Volume 36, Pages 2593-2603. 2012
  • Open Volume and Time to Open on Option Expiration Days. International Review of Economics and Finance. Volume 17, Issue 2, Pages 245 - 257. 2008
  • Off-Dollar Pricing, Residential Property Prices, and Marketing Time. Journal of Housing Research. Volume 16, Issue 1, Pages 33-46. 2007



  • "Exploring the Use of Twitter As a Tool to Instruct Nontraditional University Students." 2015 International Business and Education Conferences, The Clute Institute, New York, New York. 2015
  • "The Benefit of Increasing Market Share for Community Banks Depends on the Size of the Competition." 2013 Southern Finance Association (SFA) Annual Meeting, Southern Finance Association (SFA), Fajardo, Puerto Rico. 2013
  • "Short Sales and Open-market Repurchase Activity." 2013 Allied Academies' Spring Conference, Allied Academies, New Orleans, LA, USA. 2013
  • "Open-Market Repurchase Announcements as a Managerial Tool to Discourage Short Sellers." 2012 Southern Finance Association (SFA) Annual Meeting, Southern Finance Association (SFA), Charleston, South Carolina, USA. 2012