The Weatherford Chair of Finance


Dr. William F. Ford

Professor, Weatherford Chair of Finance 
william.ford@mtsu.edu

William Ford

Phone | 615-898-2889 
Office | Room N330, Business & Aerospace Building (BAS) 
Mail | MTSU Box 27, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1966)
  • M.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1962)
  • B.A., University of Texas, Austin (1961) 

Areas of Expertise

  • Macroeconomics
  • Monetary Economics 

Publications

  • Beauchamp, C. F., Ford, W. F., & Tatum, D. M. (in press, 2013). Evidence on the Growing Profit Disconnect between the Public's Views of Corporate America. Business Economics.
  • Huerta, T., Thompson, M., Ford, E., & Ford, W. F. (2013). Electronic Health Record Implementation and Hospitals' Total Factor Productivity. Decision Support Systems, 55 (2), 450-458.
  • Baum, C. L., Ford, W. F., & Zhao, K. M. (2012). Top Five Executives' Share of Core Earnings. Journal of Financial and Economic Practice, 12 (2), 88-100.
  • Ford, W. F., Minor, T., & Owens, M. F. (2012). State Minimum Wage Differences: Cost of Living or Political Inclinations? Business Economics, 47 (1), 57-67.
  • Huerta, T., Thompson, M., Ford, E., & Ford, W. F. (2012). Implementing Electronic Lab Order Entry Management in Hospitals: Incremental Strategies Lead to Better Productivity Outcomes. International Journal of Information and Management Sciences.
  • Beauchamp, C. F., & Ford, W. (2011). Enhancing Transparency and Reducing Risk by means of Accounting Standards at the Federal Reserve. Government Accountants Journal, 60 (4), 20-27.
  • DePrince, Jr., A. E., Ford, W. F., & Morris, P. D. (2011). Causes of Interstate Differences in Community Bank Performance. Journal of Economics and Finance, 35 (1).
  • Huerta, T., Ford, E., Thompson, M., & Ford, W. F. (2011). Realizing the Value Proposition: A Longitudinal Assessment of Hospitals' Total Factor Productivity. Journal of Healthcare Engineering, 2 (3), 285-302.
  • Ford, W. F. & Todd, W. (2010). The World's Most Profitable Company. Economics Bulletin.
  • Ford, W. F., & Zhao, K. M. (2009). Are CEOs Overpaid? Tennessee Business, 18 (3), 13-14.
  • Zhao, K. M., Baum, C. L., & Ford, W. F. (2009). The CEO Share of Earnings: A New Approach to Evaluating Executive Compensation. Business Economics, 44 (2), 120-122.
  • Ford, William F. (2007). Immigrationomics: A Discussion of Some Key Issues. Economic Education Bulletin, 47 (10), 1-8.
  • Baum, C. L., Ford, W. F., & Hopper, J. D. (2006). The Obese Smoker's Wage Penalty. Social Science Quarterly, 87 (4), 863-881.
  • Michello, F., & Ford, W. F. (2006). The Unemployment Effects of Proposed Changes in Social Security's Normal Retirement Age. Business Economics, 41 (2), 38-46.
  • Ford, W. F., & Baum, C. L. (2004). The Wage Effects of Obesity: A Longitudinal Study. Health Economics, 13 (9), 885-899.
  • Fowler, S. J., & Ford, W. F. (2004). Has a Quarter of a Trillion Dollar Settlement Helped the Tobacco Industry? Journal of Economics and Finance, 28 (3), 430-444.
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