Activity 2021

2022 KAFA Brown Bag Seminar Series

We encourage all KAFA members to submit working papers and attend the seminars.

  • Topic: Any finance areas
  • When: To be notified later
  • Where: Virtual meetings
  • In each seminar, two papers will be presented and discussed
  • Submit papers to Professor Young Sang Kim (kimy1@nku.edu)

 

Agenda for the 13th Brown Bag Seminar Series on 9/9, 8:00-9:40pm EST:

All participants including presenters will join the seminar through zoom link (https://psu.zoom.us/j/98525560297).

  • Joonsung Won, Baruch College, “Risk Perceptions and Corporate Investment and Financing Behaviors” (link)

Discussant: Choonsik (Chris) Lee, University of Rhode Island

 

Agenda for the 12th Brown Bag Seminar Series on 7/8, 8:00-9:40pm EST:

All participants including presenters will join the seminar through zoom link (https://psu.zoom.us/j/98525560297).

  • Yuree Lim, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, “Corporate Pension Plans in Climate Change”  (link)

Discussant: Young Hyun Kwon, Changwon National University

 

Agenda for the 11th Brown Bag Seminar Series on 6/3, 8:00-9:40pm EST:

All participants including presenters will join the seminar through zoom link (https://psu.zoom.us/j/98525560297).

  • Chanik Jo, CUHK Business School,“ Climate Change Regulatory Risks and Households’ Portfolio Choices”  (link)

Discussant: DuckKi Cho, Peking University HSBC Business School

 

Agenda for the 10th Brown Bag Seminar Series on 5/6, 8:00-9:40pm EST:

All participants including presenters will join the seminar through zoom link (https://psu.zoom.us/j/98525560297).

  • S. Ghon Rhee, University of Hawaii, “Credit Ratings Conservatism and Its Impact on Earnings Management”  (link)

Discussant: Yong H. Kim, University of Cincinnati

 

Agenda for the ninth Brown Bag Seminar Series on 4/1, 8:00-9:40pm EST:

All participants including presenters will join the seminar through zoom link (https://psu.zoom.us/j/98525560297).

  • Jiho Son, Seoul National University, “Governance and R2 revisited” (link)

Discussant: Kee-Hong Bae, York University

 

Agenda for the eighth Brown Bag Seminar Series on 3/4, 8:00-9:40pm EST:

All participants including presenters will join the seminar through zoom link (https://psu.zoom.us/j/98525560297).

  • Duckki Cho, Peking University, “How Does Declining Worker Power Affect Investment Sensitivity To Minimum Wage?” (link)

Discussant: Kiyoung Chang, University of South Florida

 

Agenda for the seventh Brown Bag Seminar Series on 2/11, 8:00-9:40pm EST:

All participants including presenters will join the seminar through zoom link (https://psu.zoom.us/j/98525560297).

  • Jung Chul Park, University of South Florida, “Migration Networks and M&A Decisions” (link)

Discussant: Jin Mo Kim, Rutgers University

  • Jinoug Jeung, Emory University, “Politically Polarized Depositors” (link)

Discussant: Taek-Yul (Ted) Kim, West Chester University

 

Agenda for the sixth Brown Bag Seminar Series on 12/2, 8:00-9:40pm EST:

All participants including presenters will join the seminar through zoom link (https://unist-kr.zoom.us/j/81198187445).

  • Jeong Ho (John) Kim, Emory University, “The Price of Losing Trust for Small Businesses: The Case of YouTube Creators” (link)

Discussant: Hyuna Park, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York

  • Hope Hyeun Han, UNIST, “Fed’s Word Have a Power: An Explanation to Stock Market Reactions to FOMC Meetings” (link)

 

Agenda for the fifth Brown Bag Seminar Series on 11/4, 8:00-9:40pm EST:

All participants including presenters will join the seminar through zoom link (https://unist-kr.zoom.us/j/81198187445).

  • Yuhyeon Bak, UNIST, “The Role of Economic Policy Uncertainty on Outward Foreign Direct Investments” (link)

Discussant: Unyong(Hoard) Pyo, Brock University

  • Albert J. Lee, University (SUNY) at Buffalo, “Hidden Liquidity, Market Quality, and Order Submission Strategies” (link)

Discussant: Ji Yeol Jimmy Oh (Hanyang University)

 

Agenda for the fourth Brown Bag Seminar Series on 9/2, 8:00-9:40pm EST:

All participants including presenters will join the seminar through zoom link (https://unist-kr.zoom.us/j/81198187445).

  • Emily Kim, University of Kansas, “Tipping in Korea” (link)

Discussant: Sang Mook Lee, Penn State Great Valley

  • Jaewon Choi, University of Illinois, “Why Have Actively Managed Bond Funds Remained Popular?” (link)

Discussant: Hwagyun (Hagen) Kim, Taxas A&M

 

Agenda for the third Brown Bag Seminar Series on 8/5, 8:00-9:40pm EST:

All participants including presenters will join the seminar through zoom link (https://unist-kr.zoom.us/j/81198187445).

  • Sahn-Wook Huh, University (SUNY) at Buffalo, “Liquidity Spillovers: Evidence from Two-Step Spinoffs" (link)

Discussant: Seoungpil Ahn, Sogang University

  • Seung Dong You, Sangmyung University,  “Consumer Hedging under House Price Uncertainty: Theory and Empirics of Housing Presales in Korea” (link)

Discussant: Hoonsuk Park, University of Melbourne

 

Agenda for the second Brown Bag Seminar Series on 7/1, 8:00-9:40pm EST:

All participants including presenters will join the seminar through zoom link (https://unist-kr.zoom.us/j/81198187445).

  • Suk-Joong Kim, University of Sydney, “Syndicated bank lending and rating downgrades: When do sovereign ceiling policies really matter?" (link)

Discussant: Hope Hyeun Han, UNIST

  • Gilbert Seongkyu Park, Hong Kong Polytechnic University,  “Hedge Fund Awards: Do Investors and Managers Care, and Should They?” (link)

Discussant: Hugh hoikwang Kim, University of South Carolina

 

Agenda for the first Brown Bag Seminar Series on 6/3, 8:00-9:40pm EST:

All participants including presenters will join the seminar through zoom link (https://unist-kr.zoom.us/j/81198187445).

  • Hyuna Park, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, "Investments in the Digital Economy: A Textual Analysis of Retailers." (link)

Discussant: Soku Byoun, Baylor University

  • Jun-Koo Kang, Nanyang Technological University, "Does Firms’ Equity Financing Benefit Debtholders? Evidence from Private Placements of Equity." (link)

Submit Your Good News

Due to the limited information, not all the activities are listed. Please send your good news (e.g., new publications, promotion, new job, etc.) to KAFA (kimw@augsburg.edu).