Hyunseob Kim

Hyunseob Kim

Assistant Professor of Finance

366 Sage Hall
Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-6201
Phone: 607-255-8335

Professor Kim’s research covers topics such as the effects of labor market frictions on corporate capital structure decisions; the effects of corporate governance, financial distress, and venture capital investment on productivity and labor outcomes; labor productivity; and asset reallocations. His work has been published in leading academic journals, such as the National Tax Journal. Professor Kim earned his PhD in business administration (finance) from Duke University, an AM in statistics from Harvard University, and a BBA in business administration from Seoul National University.


Curriculum Vitae (CV)

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Accepted Papers

  • Brav, Alon; Jiang, Wei; Kim, Hyunseob.  "The Real Effects of Hedge Fund Activism: Productivity, Asset Allocation, and Labor Outcomes"  Review of Financial Studies  (Accepted)

  • Brav, Alon; Jiang, Wei; Kim, Hyunseob.  "Recent Advances in Research on Hedge Fund Activism: Value Creation and Identification"  Annual Review of Financial Economics  (Accepted)

Published Papers

Working Papers

  • Kim, Hyunseob.  "Local Labor Market Size and Firm Capital Structure: Evidence from Large Plant Openings"

  • Kim, Hyunseob; Graham, John.  "Simulating Corporate Marginal Income Tax Rates and Implications for Corporate Debt Policy"

  • Kim, Hyunseob; Kung, Howard.  "The Asset Redeployability Channel: How Uncertainty Affects Corporate Investment"

  • Graham, John R.; Kim, Hyunseob; Li, Si; Qiu, Jiaping.  "The Labor Impact of Corporate Bankruptcy: Evidence from Worker-Firm Matched Data"

Book Chapters