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Christopher Geczy

Adjunct Associate Professor of Finance

Academic Director, Wharton Wealth Management Initiative Academic Director,Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research

Links: Personal Website, The Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research


  • FNCE205 - Investment Management

    This course is designed to acquaint the student with the concepts of portfolio analysis in the general area of institutional investment management. The course discusses principles for managing financial assets. These principles apply, for example, to managing corporate pension funds, bank-administered trusts, and other institutional funds. Students will learn how to establish appropriate investment objectives, develop optimal portfolio strategies, estimate risk-return tradeoffs, and evaluate investment performance. Many of the latest quantitative approaches are discussed.

  • FNCE381 - IMPACT INVESTING

    This course explores Impact Investing, a discipline which seeks to generate social benefits as well as financial returns. From tiny beginnings, the Impact Investment space has expanded and now commands significant attention from policymakers, wealthy and public-spirited individuals, academia and, not least, the worlds largest asset managers and philanthropic foundations. Evangelists believe it may be the key to freeing the world from poverty. Skeptics think it will remain confined to the boutique. Regardless, Impact Investing is becoming a distinct career specialization for finance professionaldespite the diverse skillset each must have and the uncertainty of the new fields growth.

  • FNCE720 - Investment Management

    This course is designed to acquaint the student with the concepts of portfolio analysis in the general area of institutional investment management. The course discusses principles for managing financial assets. These principles apply, for example, to managing corporate pension funds, bank-administered trusts, and other institutional funds. Students will learn how to establish appropriate investment objectives, develop optimal portfolio strategies, estimate risk-return tradeoffs, and evaluate investment performance. Many of the latest quantitative approaches are discussed.

  • FNCE881 - IMPACT INVESTING

    This course explores Impact Investing, a discipline which seeks to generate social benefits as well as financial returns. From tiny beginnings, the Impact Investment space has expanded and now commands significant attention from policymakers, wealthy and public-spirited individuals, academia and, not least, the worlds largest asset managers and philanthropic foundations. Evangelists believe it may be the key to freeing the world from poverty. Skeptics think it will remain confined to the boutique. Regardless, Impact Investing is becoming a distinct career specialization for finance professionaldespite the diverse skillset each must have and the uncertainty of the new fields growth.