Namho Kang

Assistant Professor

Finance


Biography

Namho Kang joins UConn after earning a Ph.D. in Finance from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College (Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts). Kang’s research interests include: empirical asset pricing; analyst forecast and earnings announcement; big data; and hedge funds. Prior to earning his doctorate degree, Kang worked as an equity analyst for State Street Global Advisor, a controller for Hanssem Corporation in New Jersey, and a senior consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Seoul, Korea. He published in Journal of Financial Economics and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. He served as a referee for Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Management Science, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Banking and Finance, and European Financial Management. In addition, Kang is a CPA.

 

Publications

“Investor protection and long-run performance of activism” with Pouyan Foroughi, Gideon Ozik, and Ronnie Sadka

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Forthcoming. http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2654825

 

“What does real-time corporate sales say about earnings management, surprises, and drift?” with Kenneth Froot, Gideon Ozik, and Ronnie Sadka

Journal of Financial Economics 125, 143-162http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2832189

Crowell Prize (PanAgora Asset Management) 2016 Second Place

Featured in Harvard Law School Forum

 

“Do hedge funds reduce idiosyncratic risk?” with Peter Kondor and Ronnie Sadka

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 49, 843-877. http://journals.cambridge.org/repo_A95q7VIr

 

Working Papers

“Analyst competition, disclosure quality, and stock returns”

 

“Implied cost of capital in the cross-section of stocks” with Ronnie Sadka

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2600147

Contact Information
Emailnamho.kang@uconn.edu
Phone+1 (203) 251-8469
Mailing AddressUnit 1041
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