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Daehyun Kim

Daehyun Kim

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Degrees:

PhD, The University of Texas at Austin
BSBA, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Bio

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 Commerce students.

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Academic Positions

  • 2016 – present

    Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of Toronto

Non-Academic Positions

  • 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.

  • 2004

    Debt Capital Markets Analyst (Summer Intern); Syndicated Loans Origination,  Banc of America Securities LLC

  • 2003

    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

  • 2017

    Institute for Gender + the Economy Research Grant, University of Toronto

  • 2017 – 2018

    Rotman Research Data Grant, University of Toronto

  • 2017

    Michael Lee-Chin Family Institute for Corporate Citizenship Travel Grant, University of Toronto

  • 2015

    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

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