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Kenneth Kim

Associate Professor
Finance Department


PhD, University of Rhode Island
MBA, University of Detroit
BA, University of Michigan


  • International Financial Management (MBAs)


  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Financial Regulation
  • Market Microstructure

Selected Publications

Jun-koo Kang, Kenneth A. Kim, Pattanaporn Kitsabunnarat, and Takeshi Nishikawa, 2010, The effects of bank relations on stock repurchase decisions: Evidence from Japan, Journal of Financial Intermediation, 20, 94-116.

Kenneth A. Kim, Pattanaporn Kitsabunnarat, and John R. Nofsinger, 2007, Large shareholders, board independence, and minority shareholder rights: Evidence from Europe, Journal of Corporate Finance 13, 859-880.

Gong-meng Chen, Kenneth A. Kim, John R. Nofsinger, and Oliver M. Rui, 2007, Trading performance, disposition effect, overconfidence, representativeness bias, and experience of emerging market investors, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making 20, 425-451.

Kenneth A. Kim and John R. Nofsinger, 2005, Institutional herding, business groups, and economic regimes: Evidence from Japan, Journal of Business 78, 213-242.

Soon-Huat Chan, Kenneth A. Kim, and S. Ghon Rhee, 2005, Price limit performance: Evidence from transactions data and the limit order book, Journal Empirical Finance 12, 269-290.

Kenneth A. Kim, Pattanaporn Kitsabunnarat, and John R. Nofsinger, 2004, Ownership and operating performance in an emerging market: Evidence from Thai IPO firms, Journal of Corporate Finance 10, 355-381.

Stephen P. Ferris, Kenneth A. Kim, and Pattanaporn Kitsabunnarat, 2003, The costs (and benefits?) of diversified business groups: The case of Korean chaebols, Journal of Banking and Finance 27, 275-297.

Kenneth A. Kim and Piman Limpaphayom, 2000, Characteristics of stocks that frequently hit price limits: Empirical evidence from Taiwan and Thailand, Journal of Financial Markets 3, 315-332.

Kim, Kenneth A. and S. Ghon Rhee, 1997, Price limit performance: Evidence from the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Journal of Finance 52, 885-901.

Selected Industry/Consulting Activities

  • Eqis Capital Management
  • Securities Litigation and Consulting Group
  • Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange, Malaysia
  • CFA Institute (formerly AIMR)
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington DC
  • Pacific Basin Capital Markets Research Center

Past Academic Appointments (variety of capacities)

  • Singapore Institute of Management
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
  • University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • University of Santa Maria, Ecuador
  • Asian University of Science and Technology, Thailand
  • Yonsei University, Korea
  • University of Rhode Island

Selected Professional Associations

  • American Finance Association
  • Financial Management Association
  • Academy of International Business
  • Korean American Finance Association
  • Korean American Economic Association