Craig Mackinlay

Craig Mackinlay

Formal First Name
Archie Craig (Craig)

A. Craig Mackinlay is Joseph P. Wargrove Professor of Finance at The Wharton School. His research interests include empirical implementation and validation of asset pricing models, measuring investment performance, pricing of futures contracts, microstructure of financial markets, assessment of credit risk, and statistical methods in finance. Mackinlay also serves as an Advisory Board Member at the Jacobs-Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Inaugural Eugene Fama Prize for Doctoral Education, 2014
  • Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2011
  • Oxford University Press Century Publication Celebration 100 Best Papers of All Time Award, 2006
  • IMCA Journalism Award, 2003
  • Paul A. Samuelson Award for Outstanding Scholarly Writing on Lifelong Financial Security, 1997
  • Batterymarch Financial Management Fellowship, 1990
  • Outstanding Paper for 1990, Society for Financial Studies, 1990