Joon Ho Kim

Joon Ho Kim
  • Assistant Professor of Finance


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Academic Background

  • PhD, Finance, University of Washington, 2013
  • MBA (Global Executive), University of Washington, 2006
  • BA, Economics, University of Washington, 2000

Research Interests

  • Corporate finance
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Information dissemination
  • Capital structure
  • Corporate governance

Selected Publications

Cheong, H., Kim, J., Muenkel, F., Spilker, H., 2021. Do social networks facilitate informed option trading? Evidence from alumni reunion networks, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, forthcoming. [SSRN]

  • Discussed in a Bloomberg Opinion post titled “Melvin Capital Had a Better Month” Link

Chen, J., Kim, J., Rhee, G., 2021. Do low search costs facilitate like-buys-like mergers? Evidence from common bank networks, Journal of Financial Economics, 140-2, pp.484-513. [SSRN]

Kim, J., 2018. Asset specificity and firm value: Evidence from mergers, Journal of Corporate Finance, 48, pp.375-412 [SSRN]