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Robert Kim

PhD Student
Accounting and Law Department


PhD, Management, Accounting, University at Buffalo, expected June 2014
MS, Accounting, University of Minnesota
MBA, Accounting, Seoul National University
BA, Business Administration, Korea University

Vita [PDF]

Research Interests

Working Papers

“Business Group Affiliation and The Cost of Debt” (with H.Y. Byun, S.H. Choi, and L.S. Hwang), revision and resubmit for 2nd round at Journal of Corporate Finance.

“An Examination of Street Cash Flows versus GAAP Cash Flows” (with William Kross and Hariom Manchiraju), under 1st round review of Journal of Accounting and Economics.

Works in Progress

“The Quality of Bond Analysts’ Forecasts” (with Inho Suk)

“Bond Analysts’ Forecasts and The Cost of Debt” (with Taegoo Kang and Inho Suk)

“Litigation Risk, Earnings Informativeness, and Post-Earnings Announcement Drift” (with Inho Suk)

“Can Market Sentiment predict Future Stock Returns? Evidence from Seeking Alpha (with Myungsun Kim, Raghav H. Rao, and Onook Oh)

“The Economic Consequences of Interlocking Board on Earnings Quality”

Teaching Interests

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant, University at Buffalo 

Teaching Assistant, Seoul National University, Korea

Awards, Grants and Honors

Conferences and Presentations

UB Finance and Accounting Student Seminar (UB FASS), Buffalo, 2012

State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, 2012

Internationalizing Doctoral Education in Business (IDEB) Conference, Wisconsin, 2011

New York Accounting and Finance Forum (NYAFF), Binghamton, 2010

New York Accounting and Finance Forum (NYAFF), Syracuse, 2010

Professional Affiliations

American Accounting Association (AAA)

Industry Experience

Accounting staff at Korea Tomorrow and Global (KT&G), Intern at Pacific Best Group and Sergeant in the Korean Army.

Contact Information

Robert Kim
PhD Student
Accounting and Law
School of Management
University at Buffalo
363 Jacobs Management Center
Buffalo NY 14260-4000

Tel: 716-645-5240