Faculty Directory

Ing-Haw Cheng

Assistant Professor of Business Administration






PhD, Princeton University, 2009; MA, Princeton University, 2006; BS, University of Chicago, 2001

Areas of Expertise



Ing-Haw teaches Futures and Options Markets at Tuck.

Current Research Topics

Financial institutions, incentives, speculation in futures markets

Professional Activities

Academic positions

  • Tuck School of Business, 2013–present
  • Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, 2009–13
  • Teaching Assistant, Princeton University, 2007–09

Nonacademic positions

  •  Deloitte Consulting, 2001-2004
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 2000

Editorial positions

  • Referee
    International Economic Review
    International Journal of Central Banking
    Journal of Finance

    Journal of Financial Intermediation
    Management Science
    Quarterly Journal of Economics
    Review of Economics and Statistics
    Review of Finance
    Review of Financial Studies

Working Papers

  • "The Expected Returns to Fear"
  • With K. Shue and H. Hong, “Do Managers Do Good with Other People’s Money?”
  • “Corporate Governance Spillovers”


  • University of Michigan Mitsui Life Symposium, Best Discussant, 2013
  • University of Michigan Ross Teaching Excellence Award Finalist, 2011
  • BSI Gamma Foundation Grant, 2011
  • Princeton University Towbes Prize for Outstanding Teaching, 2008
  • Princeton University Department of Economics Fellowship, 2004–07
  • Princeton University Industrial Relations Section Fellowship, 2004–06

Selected Publications

  • With A. Kirilenko and W. Xiong, “Convective Risk Flows in Commodity Futures Markets," Review of Finance, 2015, 19(5).
  • “Yesterday's Heroes: Compensation and Risk at Financial Firms,” Journal of Finance, 2015, 70(2).
  • With S. Raina and W. Xiong, “Wall Street and the Housing Bubble," American Economic Review, 2014, 104(9).
  • With W. Xiong, “Why Do Hedgers Trade So Much?,"Journal of Legal Studies, 2014, 43(S2).
  • With K. Milbradt, “The Hazards of Debt: Rollover Freezes, Agency, and Bailouts,” Review of Financial Studies, 25(4), 2012.
  • With E. French, “The Effect of the Run-Up in the Stock Market on Labor Supply,” Economic Perspectives (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago), 2000.