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Dr. Mukesh K. Chaudhry

Professor, Department of Finance and Legal Studies

M.B.A., Minnesota State University
M.S., University of Delhi
B.S., University of Delhi

Professor Chaudhry has extensive experience in teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in the areas of investments, financial management, derivative securities, banking and financial institutions, and financial theory. His primary areas of research include market microstructure, options and futures markets, banking and institutions, investments, and portfolio analysis. He has co-authored a number of research papers where they examined the impact of macroeconomic news announcements on various interest-rate futures contracts. In his doctoral dissertation, Dr. Chaudhry investigated the market- based measures of risk and contingent claims activity at U.S. commercial banks. The analysis allowed him to infer regarding market’s perception of whether banks in the aggregate use these instruments to hedge or to speculate.

His papers have been published in a number of peer-reviewed academic journals. Some of the journals where he has published research papers are: Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance (lead article), Financial Review, Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Derivatives, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Journal of Business, Finance, and Accounting, and Financial Practice and Education. He has won a number of awards for his teaching and research. Dr. Chaudhry’s co-authored paper titled “Stationarity and Co-integration in Systems with Three National Real Estate Indices” tied for the Homer Hoyt Advanced Studies Institute Manuscript price for the “best” study published in the Journal of Real Estate Research in 1998. In addition, he received The Lewis College of Business outstanding researcher award at Marshall University (2001), and the outstanding faculty award by College of Business Student Advisory Council, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2002).