Hyunseob Kim

Hyunseob Kim

Assistant Professor of Finance

Email: hk722@cornell.edu
321 Sage Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: (607) 255-8335

Professor Kim’s research covers corporate finance topics such as the effects of asset and labor market frictions on corporate financial and investment policies; the effects of corporate governance, financial distress, and labor contracts on productivity, wages, and asset reallocations. His work has been published in leading academic journals in finance and economics, such as the Review of Financial Studies and the National Tax Journal. He received the Michael J. Brennan Best Paper Award from the Review of Financial Studies and the SFS Finance Cavalcade Award for Best Paper in Corporate Finance from the Society for Financial Studies. 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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Published Papers

Working Papers

  • Kim, Hyunseob; Kim, Dawoon.  "CEO Labor Markets and Corporate Investment"

  • Graham, John ; Kim, Hyunseob; Leary, Mark .  "CEO Power and Board Dynamics"

  • Kim, Hyunseob; Michaely, Roni.  "Corporate Lifecycle and the Benefits of Dual-Class Share Structure"

  • Graham, John R.; Kim, Hyunseob; Li, Si; Qiu, Jiaping.  "Employee Costs of Corporate Bankruptcy"

  • Kim, Hyunseob.  "How Does Labor Market Size Affect Firm Capital Structure? Evidence from Large Plant Openings"

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

  • Kim, Hyunseob; Benmelech, Efraim; Bergman, Nittai.  "Unions, Productivity, and Inequality"

  • Kim, Hyunseob; Michaely, Roni.  "When Are Dual-Class Share Structures Costly to Shareholders?"

  • Benmelech, Efraim; Bergman, Nittai; Kim, Hyunseob.  "Why Did Rent-Sharing Vanish in the United States?"

Book Chapters