Yong Joo Kang

Yong Joo Kang

Yong Joo Kang

Name: Dr. Yong Joo Kang
Position: Assistant Professor
Phone: 250-828-5398
Email: ykang@tru.ca

Interests

Financial Management, Financial Institutions Management, Portfolio and Equity Analysis, Investments, Derivative Securities, Fixed Income and Alternative Investments

Research Interests

Asset Pricing, Derivatives, Asset Allocation, Monetary Policy, Macro Finance, Market Microstructure

Education

YONSEI UNIVERSITY, School of Business, Ph.D. Business Administration (Finance and Economics), 2018

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, M.B.A. Finance, 2003

STANFORD UNIVERSITY, M.S. Engineering-Economic Systems & Operations Research, 1998

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY, B.S. Chemical Engineering, 1996

Publications

Hahn, J., Kang, Y.J., Sohn, Y., 2017, "Discretionary Consumption and the Equity Premium: Evidence from Korea," Asian Review of Financial Research, 30(2), pp. 217-236.

Jang, W.W., Eom, Y.H., Kang, Y.J., 2016, "Corporate bond pricing model with stochastically volatile firm value process," Economics Letters, 148, pp. 41-44.

Jang, W.W., Kim, H.K., Kang, Y.J., 2016, "Developing the Exchange Traded Market for Government Bonds: Effect of Recent Quote Rule Changes in Korea," Finance Research Letters, 19, pp. 130-138.

Kang, Y.J., and Jang, W.W., 2016, "Mechanical Mean Reversion of Leverage Ratios: Analysis of South Korean Firms," The Review of Eurasian Studies (Asia-Europe Perspective Association), 13(3), pp. 103-125.

Kang, Y.J., and Jang, W.W., 2016, "The Five-Factor Asset Pricing Model: Applications to the Korea Stock Market," The Review of Eurasian Studies (Asia-Europe Perspective Association), 13(2), pp. 155-180.

Employment History

THOMPSON RIVERS UNIVERSITY, School of Business and Economics, Kamloops, B.C., Canada
Assistant Professor of Finance, Jan 2019 to Present

YONSEI UNIVERSITY, School of Business, Seoul, South Korea
Visiting Professor, Fall 2018
Lecturer, Fall 2017 to Spring 2018

YONSEI UNIVERSITY, Maeji School of Business, Wonju, South Korea
Lecturer, Fall 2016 to Spring 2017

BARCLAYS BANK, PLC, Seoul, South Korea
Director, Global Markets, Asia Pacific Markets Structuring Group, Head of Korea Markets Structuring, 2013 to 2014
Director, Global Distribution, Korea Institutional Sales, 2010 to 2013
Director, Global Distribution, Asia Pacific Sales Structuring, Head of Korea Sales Structuring, 2008 to 2010

GOLDMAN SACHS INTERNATIONAL BANK, Seoul, South Korea
Executive Director, Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities, Asia Ex-Japan Structuring, Head of Korea Structuring, 2007 to 2008

CREDIT SUISSE, Seoul, South Korea
Vice President, Global Structuring Group, Non-Japan Asia Rates Structuring, Head of Korea Structuring, 2004 to 2006

PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS, LLP, New York, NY, U.S.A.
Senior Associate, Advisory Services, Global Risk Management Solutions, Financial Risk Management Practice, 2003 to 2004

LECG, LLC, Emeryville, CA, U.S.A.
Consultant, Finance and Damages Practice, 1998 to 2001

SUMITOMO BANK OF CALIFORNIA, Oakland, CA, U.S.A.
Account Officer, 1997

Courses Taught

FNCE 2120: Financial Management
FNCE 4190: Financial Institutions Management

Professional Affiliations

Beta Gamma Sigma, Business Honor Society (2003)
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