Daehyun Kim is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. Professor Kim’s broad research interest is corporate governance, with a specific focus on topics such as board of directors and shareholder control. His research has been published in the American Economic Review. His work has garnered considerable attention from the public as well as international media. He received his Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Texas at Austin and his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Prior to entering academia, Professor Kim accumulated accounting and finance industry experience in various roles. He worked as a budget analyst at American Airlines, preparing operating and capital budget for the airline’s airport operations. Prior to that, he worked as a debt capital markets analyst at Barclays Capital, facilitating companies to issue corporate bonds. He also worked at Lehman Brothers as a credit risk management research analyst. Additionally, as an undergraduate student, he worked as a summer intern at Banc of America Securities in syndicated loan origination and at a boutique investment bank specializing in mergers and acquisitions.
Professor Kim teaches managerial accounting to Rotman Full-Time MBA students.
2016 – present
Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of Toronto
2007 – 2009
Budget Analyst; Airport Resources, American Airlines, Inc.
2006 – 2007
Debt Capital Markets Analyst; Investment Grade Bond Origination, Barclays Capital, Inc.
2005 – 2006
Research Analyst; Credit Risk Management, Lehman Brothers, Inc.
Debt Capital Markets Analyst (Summer Intern); Syndicated Loans Origination, Banc of America Securities LLC
Research Analyst (Summer Intern); Mergers & Acquisitions, The Carson Medlin Co.
Selected Publications - Papers
Research and Teaching Interests
Research Interests: Corporate Governance; Board of Directors; Shareholder Control; Market for Corporate Control; Executive Compensation
Teaching Interests: Managerial Accounting; Corporate Governance
Honors and Awards
2017 – 2019
Connaught New Researcher Award, University of Toronto
2017 – 2018
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Institutional Grant, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
2017 – 2018
Michael Lee-Chin Family Institute for Corporate Citizenship Research Grant, University of Toronto
Institute for Gender + the Economy Research Grant, University of Toronto
2017 – 2018
Rotman Research Data Grant, University of Toronto
Michael Lee-Chin Family Institute for Corporate Citizenship Travel Grant, University of Toronto
Eugene and Dora Bonham Memorial Fund in Business, University of Texas at Austin
2011 – 2015
McCombs School of Business Doctoral Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin
2010 – 2011
Graduate School Recruitment Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin