Yong Joo Kang
Dr. Yong Joo Kang
Position: Assistant Professor
InterestsFinancial Management, Financial Institutions Management, Portfolio and Equity Analysis, Investments, Derivative Securities, Fixed Income and Alternative Investments
Research InterestsAsset Pricing, Derivatives, Asset Allocation, Monetary Policy, Macro Finance, Market Microstructure
EducationYONSEI 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
PublicationsHahn, 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 HistoryTHOMPSON 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 TaughtFNCE 2120: Financial Management
FNCE 4120: Business Valuation and Restructuring
FNCE 4190: Financial Institutions Management
BUSN 6020: Corporate Finance