You-il (Chris) Park

You-il (Chris) Park
  • Assistant Professor of Accounting
  • Accuity LLP Accounting Faculty Fellow


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Academic Background

  • Ph.D., Business Administration (Accounting), Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, 2017
  • M.A., Economics, Department of Economics, Duke University, 2015
  • B.S., Management (Highest Honor and Certificate in Accounting), Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005

Research Interests

  • Archival, economics-based capital market research, focusing on the effects of accounting standards and securities regulations on capital market participants and management, and the informational feedback effects from financial markets.

Selected Publications

  • "Economic Consequences of Bargain Purchase Gains under ASC 805: Evidence from Banking Industry," Solo author. Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting & Economics (Forthcoming).
  • "Capitalization of In-Process Research and Development under SFAS 141R and Information Asymmetry," with Hyeesoo Chung, Stephen A. Hillegeist, and Jinyoung Wynn. Contemporary Accounting Research 36 (4): 2379–2407 (2019).
  • "Investor Reactions to Restatements Conditional on Disclosure of Internal Control Weaknesses," with Yiwen Li and Jinyoung Wynn. Journal of Applied Accounting Research 19 (3): 423–439 (2018).

Selected Working Papers

  • "Financial Reporting Frequency and Managerial Learning from Price," with Stephen A. Hillegeist, Asad Kausar, and Arthur Kraft.
  • "International Financial Reporting Standards and the Macroeconomy," with Asad Kausar. 

Awards & Honors

  • Nominated for the Board of Regents (BOR) Medal for Excellence in Teaching (at the university level), 2021
  • Nominated for the Board of Regents (BOR) Medal for Excellence in Teaching (at the university level), 2020
  • Best Reviewer Award, Korean Securities Association and Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies, 2020
  • AAA/Deloitte Foundation/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2016
  • AAA Financial Accounting and Reporting Section Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2016
  • Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) Outstanding Survey Award, 2013
  • James B. Duke Fellowship, Duke University, 2012–2017
  • J.B. Fuqua Scholarship, Duke University, 2012–2017
  • C.T. Bauer Presidential Fellowship, 2010–2011
  • Dean’s List and Scholarship for Excellence, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004–2005

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