Professor In-Koo Cho focuses his research in the areas of microeconomics, auctions, and learning in macroeconomics. His current work in progress involves competitive equlibrium, search, and adverse selection.
Before his position on the faculty of the economics department at the University of Illinois, Cho taught economics at the University of Chicago and Brown University. He has been a visiting professor at University of Pennsylvania, University of Tokyo, University of Bocconi, and Tel Aviv University. Since 2002, he has been a fellow of the Econometric Society. Cho's work has been supported by a number of grants--particularly from the National Science Foundation. He has served as the chair of the program committee of the Summer School of the Econometric Society since 2013, as well as serving as associate editor of a number of research journals.
Cho received his undergraduate degree from Seoul National University. He received a PhD in economics from Princeton University.