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Sahn-Wook Huh

Assistant Professor
Finance Department


PhD, Management, University of California at Los Angeles
MBA, Finance and Statistics, University of Chicago
BA, Economics, Seoul National University, Korea


  • Investment Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Institutions


  • Asset Pricing
  • Market Microstructure
  • Empirical Corporate Finance
  • Foreign Exchange Economics
  • Behavioral Finance

Selected Publications

Tarun Chordia, Sahn-Wook Huh and Avanidhar Subrahmanyam, “Theory-Based Illiquidity and Asset Pricing,” Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming

Zhongzhi He, Sahn-Wook Huh and Bong-Soo Lee “Dynamic Factors and Asset Pricing,” Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Forthcoming

Tarun Chordia, Sahn-Wook Huh and Avanidhar Subrahmanyam “The Cross-Section of Expected Trading Activity,” Review of Financial Studies 20, 709-740

Awards and Grants

  • Early Researcher Award ($190,000), Ministry of Research and Innovation of the Ontario Provincial Government, Canada, 2009
  • Best Paper Award in the Finance Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), Niagara Falls, 2009
  • SSHRC Strategic Research Grant ($158,911), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 2008
  • SSHRC Standard Research Grant ($28,194), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 2006
  • Best Paper Award in the Market Microstructure Track, Financial Management Association, Chicago, 2005
  • Fulbright Scholarship, The Fulbright Foundation, 1991-1993 
  • Rotary International Scholarship, The Rotary Foundation, 1991-1993

Professional Affiliations

  • American Finance Association
  • Western Finance Association
  • Financial Management Association 
  • Korea-America Finance Association
  • Korea-America Economic Association

Other Experience

Spent several years in the private sector working in investment banking and commercial/merchant banking, and in the public sector with the Korea Ministry of Finance