Choong-Yuel Yoo joined KAIST College of Business in 2009, right after completing his PhD at Queen’s University, Canada. His research interest includes traditional accounting topics and those in the boundaries of accounting and finance. In particular, he empirically examines the judgement and decision making of accounting information providers (e.g., CEOs and directors) as well as accounting information users (e.g., equity analysts and investors).
- Queen’s University at Kingston (Canada), Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, MAS
Seoul National University, MBA
Kyungwon University, BBA
- D.I. McLeod Fellowship (Queen’s) 2003-2007
- Knowledge Management Research Support, the Monieson Centre (Queen’s) 2007
- International Accounting Research Consortium Fellowship 2002
- Lillian & Morrie Moss Fellowship (Illinois) 2001-2002
- UIUC Pre-doc fellowship 2001-2002
- ILJU Academic Foundation Study Abroad Fellowship (USD 120,000), 2000
- Hyundai Securities Ltd. Fellowship 1998
- Editor in Chief of Korean Accounting Journal, Korean Accounting Association
Dow Jones Newswires (WSJ), Seoul Bureau
Clarion Capital Asia Ltd.
United Nations Headquarter, Management Policy Office
S.N.U., Advanced Banking Program (ABP)
Hyundai Electronics (hynix) Co., Corporate Planning Office
Industry Advisory Activities
- Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation (KDIC) Advisory Council, Member.
Korea Accounting Standards Board (KASB) Advisory Council, Member.
KASB Special Committee on Financial Disclosure Initiative, Chairperson.
Korean Institute of Certified Public Accountants (KICPA), K-IFRS Advisor.
FSS-KASB Joint Committee for K-IFRS Interpretation, Member.
Daehan Synthetic Fiber Co. Ltd.
Heungkuk Fire & Marine Insurance Co. Ltd.
HDC Asset Management Co. Ltd.
HDC Labs (I-Service) Co. Ltd.
LG Electronics, Inc.
Publications & Research
Publications (patents, etc.)
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An Analyst by Any Other Surname: Surname Favorability and Market Reaction to Analyst Forecasts. Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE) 2019
Business Groups and Tunneling: Evidence from Corporate Charitable Contributions by Korean Companies. Journal of Business Ethics (JBE) 2019
Demand for Fair Value Accounting: The Case of the Asset Revaluation Boom in Korea during the Global Financial Crisis. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting (JBFA) 2018
Do Analysts Who Understand Accounting Conservatism Exhibit Better Forecasting Performance? Journal of Business Finance & Accounting (JBFA) 2017
Do Analysts Strategically Employ Cash Flow Forecast Revisions to Offset Negative Earnings Forecast Revisions? European Accounting Review (EAR) 2016
Professors on the Board: Do They Contribute to Society Outside the Classroom? Journal of Business Ethics (JBE) 2015
Corporate Charitable Contributions: Business Award Winners’ Giving Behaviors. Business Ethics, the Environment and Responsibility (BEER) 2015
Impact of Measuring Operational-Level Planning Reliability on Management-Level Project Performance. Journal of Management in Engineering (JME) 2014.
Do Analysts Treat Winners and Losers Differently When Forecasting Earnings? International Journal of Forecasting (IJF) Special Issue on "International Financial Forecasting: Global Economic Linkages and Corporate Earnings" 2014
Estimation and Prediction Tests of Cash Flow Forecast Accuracy. Journal of Forecasting (JF) 2013.
(view my research on SSRN Author page)
(view my research portfolio at google scholar)
- Analysts' forecasts;
corporate social responsibilities (or ESG);
IFRS and financial accounting issues in capital market.