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Jaewoo Kim

Associate Professor of Accounting | Booth Research Scholar | Coordinator, Accounting PhD Program

Affiliations: Accounting, Undergraduate Programs
Phone: 541-346-3540
Office: Lillis 371



Jaewoo Kim is an assistant professor in the Department of Accounting at the Lundquist College of Business and accounting PhD program coordinator. His expertise includes capital markets, financial reporting, and information intermediaries. Kim's research has been published in Contemporary Accounting Research and the Journal of Accounting and Economics.

Kim received his PhD in accounting from the University of Iowa, MBA from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, and BA in economics from Korea University. Before joining the Lundquist College, Kim taught as an assistant professor at the University of Rochester.

Degree History:
  • PhD, Accounting, University of Iowa, 2013
  • MBA, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), 2002
  • BA, Economics, Korea University, 2000
Previous Positions:
  • Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of Rochester, 2013–2019
Honors and Awards:
  • Booth Research Scholar, 2022–2023

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Areas of Expertise

  • Capital markets
  • Financial reporting
  • Information intermediaries
  • Financial accounting for income taxes

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Current Projects

  • Kim, Jaewoo, Zackery Fox, and Bryce Schonberger. "Investment Opportunities, Market Feedback, and Voluntary Disclosure: Evidence from the Shale Oil Revolution."
  • Peterson, Kyle, Jaewoo Kim, Hunter Pearson, and Zack Fox. "Are Mandatory Proprietary Disclosure and Voluntary Non-Proprietary Disclosure Complements Or Substitutes? Evidence from SFAS No. 131."

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Journal Articles:

Kim, Jaewoo, Bryce Schonberger, Charles E. Wasley, and John Yang. "Forecasting Market Volatility: The Role of Earnings Announcements." The Accounting Review, conditionally accepted.

November 2023

Guest, Nicholas, and Jaewoo Kim. "The Media Response to a Loss of Analyst Coverage." Review of Accounting Studies, forthcoming.

November 2023

Badertscher, Brad A., Jaewoo Kim, William R. Kinney Jr., and Edward Owens. "Assurance Level Choice, CPA Fees, and Financial Reporting Benefits: Inferences from U.S. Private Firms." Journal of Accounting and Economics, forthcoming.

September 2022

Kim, Jaewoo, Seyoung Park, Kyle Peterson, and Ryan Wilson. "Not Ready for Primetime: Financial Reporting Quality after SPAC Mergers." Management Science 68, no. 9: 7054-7064.

September 2022

Kim, Jaewoo, Sean T. McGuire, Steven Savoy, and Ryan Wilson. "Expected Economic Growth and Investment in Corporate Tax Planning." Review of Accounting Studies 27, no. 2: 745-778.

June 2022

Kim, Jaewoo, Michelle L. Nessa, and Ryan J. Wilson. "How Do Reductions in Foreign Country Corporate Tax Rates Affect U.S. Domestic Manufacturing Firms?" The Accounting Review 96, no. 3: 287-311.

May 2021

Kim, Jaewoo, Bryce Schonberger, Charles Wasley, and Hunter Land. "Intertemporal Variation in the Information Content of Aggregate Earnings and Its Effect on the Aggregate Earnings-Return Relation." Review of Accounting Studies 25, no. 4: 1410-1443.

December 2020

Kim, Jaewoo, Sean T. McGuire, Steven Savoy, and Ryan Wilson. "How Quickly Do Firms Adjust to Target Levels of Tax Avoidance?" Contemporary Accounting Research 36, no. 3: 1824-1860.

September 2019

Kim, Jaewoo. "Asymmetric Timely Loss Recognition, Adverse Shocks to External Capital, and Underinvestment: Evidence from the Collapse of the Junk Bond Market." Journal of Accounting and Economics 65, no. 1: 148-168.

February 2018

Kim, Jaewoo, Kyeong Lee, and Erik Lie. "Dividend Stickiness, Debt Contracts, and Earnings Management." Contemporary Accounting Research 34, no. 4: 2022-2050.

December 2017

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