Alex Chinco

Alex Chinco

Assistant Professor of Finance

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343J Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-244-5281

chinco@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Finance, New York University, 2014
  • B.A., Economics, University of Chicago, 2006

Positions Held

  • Assistant Professor of Finance, Finance, University of Illinois, 2014 to present
  • Lecturer of Finance, Finance, University of Illinois, 2013

Recent Publications

  • Chinco, A., Clark-Joseph, A., & Ye, M. Forthcoming. Sparse Signals in the Cross-section of Returns. Journal of Finance,.
  • Chinco, A., & Mayer, C. (2016). Misinformed Speculators and Mispricing in the Housing Market. Review of Financial Studies, 29 (2), 486-522.

Other Publications

Presentation

  • Clark-Joseph, A., Ye, M., & Chinco, A. (2016). Sparse Signals in the Cross-Section of Returns. SIAM Conference on Financial Mathematics and Engineering.
  • Clark-Joseph, A., Chinco, A., & Ye, M. (2016). Sparse Signals in the Cross-Section of Returns. American Finance Association Annual Meetings.
  • Chinco, A. (2014). Conference presentation. NUS IRES Conference, NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies.
  • Chinco, A. (2014). Invited talk. NYU Stern Finance Seminar, New York University.
  • Chinco, A. (2013). Conference presentation. Western Finance Association Annual Meeting.
  • Chinco, A. (2013). Conference presentation. American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA) Conference.
  • Chinco, A. (2013). Conference presentation. American Finance Association Annual Meeting.
  • Chinco, A. (2013). Invited talk. Ohio State University Finance Seminar.
  • Chinco, A. (2013). Invited talk. Arizona State University Finance Seminar.
  • Chinco, A. (2013). Invited talk. University of Toronto Finance Seminar.
  • Chinco, A. (2013). Invited talk. University of Illinois Finance Seminar.
  • Chinco, A. (2013). Invited talk. Yale University Finance Seminar.
  • Chinco, A. (2013). Invited talk. Wharton Real Estate Seminar, University of Pennsylvania.
  • Chinco, A. (2012). NBER Behavioral Finance/Housing Bubbles Program, NBER Project on Housing and the Financial Crisis. Housing-Urban-Labor-Macro (HULM) Conference.

Working Paper

  • Chinco, A. (2017). Sparse Signals in the Cross-Section of Returns.
  • Chinco, A., & Ye, M. (2015). Investor Horizon Spillovers: Evidence from Decomposing Trading-Volume Variance.
  • Chinco, A. (2014). Local Knowledge in Financial Markets.
  • Chinco, A. (2014). No Confidence, No Story.
  • Chinco, A., & Mayer, C. (2014). Misinformed Speculators and Mispricing in the Housing Market.

Current Courses

  • Real Estate Investment (FIN 445) An approach to the evaluation of real estate investment opportunities. Begins with the identification of the investor's goals and ends with an investment decision. Considers legal, physical, locational, and financial constraint, aggregate real estate and financial markets, tax considerations and investment criteria. 3 undergraduate hours. No graduate credit.
  • Real Estate Investment (FIN 545) Real estate accounts for one-third of the world's capital assets. This course provides students with a comprehensive understanding of real estate valuation, cycles, markets, investments, and decision-making. The bulk of the course covers income-producing commercial property, although we will also discuss residential housing. This course provides a unified finance based framework to answer real estate investment decision making problems in the real world. 4 graduate hours. No professional credit.

Contact

343J Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-244-5281

chinco@illinois.edu

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