George Chacko is Associate Professor of Finance and teaches classes in Investments, Capital Markets, and Financial Instruments and Innovation. His current research is focused on the topics of liquidity and liquidity risk/return, especially in the context of portfolio construction. His past academic experience has been entirely at Harvard Business School where he served as a professor for nine years in its finance department. He has published in top tier academic journals such as the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, and Journal of Econometrics, in the areas of fixed income and derivative securities, portfolio choice and portfolio construction, and the microstructure of financial markets. He has a BS from MIT in Electrical Engineering, an MBA from the University of Chicago, and a MA and PhD in Business Economics, both from Harvard University.