University of Southern California

James Cunningham
Associate Professor of Clinical Finance and Business Economics

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0804

PhD, MBA, MA, University of Chicago; BA, University of Notre Dame


Jim Cunningham is an economist who specializes in macroeconomics and public finance, and has conducted research on taxes, interest rates, and health economics, among other topics. He teaches in the undergraduate, full-time MBA, PM.MBA, and EMBA programs. In 2010, he received Marshall's Golden Apple award for MBA instruction, and the "Par for the Course" award from the San Diego EMBA program. In addition to his extensive teaching experience, Professor Cunningham has worked as a financial analyst and consulted extensively on antitrust issues.