Hwanki Brian Kim
Assistant Professor of Finance
Hwanki Brian Kim is an assistant professor of Finance at the Hankamer School of Business in Baylor University, teaching International Business Finance.
Kim’s research focuses on corporate finance, corporate governance, and institutional investors. His work has studied investment decisions within a corporate organization as well as firm capital structure and its value implications, which has been published in the top finance journals such as the Journal of Finance and the Review of Financial Studies. His current research explores investment and risk management policies of firms facing uncertainty, and the role of institutional investors in shaping executive compensations.
Kim joined Baylor in 2018 after receiving his PhD in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He also holds an MS in Industrial and Operations Engineering, an MSE in Financial Engineering, both from the University of Michigan, and a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Seoul National University.
- 2018 – PhD, Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois
- 2011 – MS, Industrial & Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
- 2008 – MSE, Financial Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
- 2003 – BS, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Seoul National University, Korea
- FIN 4331 – International Business Finance
- Corporate Finance
- Corporate Governance
- Institutional Investors
- Executive Compensation
- Almeida, H., Kim, C. S., & Kim, H. B. (2015). Internal capital markets in business groups: Evidence from the Asian financial crisis. The Journal of Finance, 70(6), 2539-2586.
- Kim, H. B., Kim, W., & Kronlund, M. (2021). Do Corporations Retain Too Much Cash? Evidence from a Natural Experiment. The Review of Financial Studies, accepted.