Timothy James McQuade

Timothy James McQuade
Assistant Professor, Finance
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R. Michael Shanahan Faculty Scholar for 2019-2020
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Research Statement

Professor McQuade conducts research at the intersection of asset pricing and corporate finance. His current work examines how the strategic responses of firms to time-varying uncertainty impact asset prices. He also has studied the role of foreclosures in exacerbating housing downturns and optimal housing policy.


Timothy McQuade is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He received a PhD degree in Economics from Harvard University in May 2013 and joined the GSB in August 2013. Prior to attending Harvard, Professor McQuade worked at UBS Investment Bank and graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Michigan. 

Awards and Honors

  • Louise and Claude N. Rosenberg Jr. Faculty Scholar, 2018-2019
  • Louise and Claude N. Rosenberg Jr. Faculty Scholar, 2017-2018
  • Philip F. Maritz Faculty Scholar, 2015-2016


Journal Articles

Timothy James McQuade, Stephen W. Salant, Jason Winfree. Journal of International Economics. May 2016, Vol. 100, Pages 112–119.

Working Papers

Take-Up, Drop-Out, and Spending in ACA Marketplaces | PDF
Rebecca Diamond, Michael J. Dickstein, Timothy James McQuade, Petra Persson, June 42018


Degree Courses


This course covers the foundations of finance with an emphasis on applications that are vital for corporate managers. We will discuss many of the major financial decisions made by corporate managers, both within the firm and in their interactions...