W. Paul Spurlin PhD

 W. Paul Spurlin PhD

Department

  • Meridian Division of Business

Discipline

  • Finance

Title

  • Associate Professor of Finance

Contacts

pspurlin@meridian.msstate.edu
Office: (601) 484-0401
Deen 305

Overview

Education:

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

Publications

Conference Proceeding

  • Larger Competition and the Profitability of Rural, Small Community Banks After the Financial Crisis.  Academy of Business Research. Page 113. 2020

Journal Article

  • Open-Market Repurchases, Firm Quality, and Discouraging Short Sellers. Journal of Business and Economics Research. Volume 14, Issue 4, Pages 119-126. 2016
  • Signaling Strength and the Announced Size of an Open-Market Repurchase. Journal of Applied Business Research. Volume 32, Issue 5, Pages 1547-1554. 2016
  • 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

Presentations

Abstract

  • "Effect of Inventory Management Efficiency on Profitability: Current Evidence from the U.S. Manufacturing Industry." The Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Spring 2014 International Conference, , . 2014

Paper

  • "Larger Competition and the Profitability of Rural, Small Community Banks after the Financial Crisis." Spring 2020 Conference, Academy of Business Research, New Orleans, LA, USA (held virtually due to COVID-19). 2020
  • "Deposit Share, Large-Bank Competition, and Profitability of Small Community Banks in Rural Markets." 2018 Annual Meeting, Southern Finance Association, Asheville, NC, USA. 2018
  • "The Benefit of Increasing Market Share for Rural, Community Banks Depends on the Size of the Competition." 2018 Annual Meeting, Academy of Finance (Midwest Business Administration Association (MBAA)), Chicago, IL, USA. 2018
  • "The Benefit of Increasing Market Share for Rural, Community Banks Depends on the Size of the Competition." 2017 Annual Meeting, Eastern Finance Association, Jacksonville, FL, USA. 2017
  • "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