Professor of Investments, Corporate Finance
Hyuk Choe, Professor of Finance, is a former Dean of the Seoul National University Business School (2011.1~2013.1). He received his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree (Accounting) from Seoul National University and his Ph.D. (Finance) as well as MBA from the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago. Prior to joining Seoul National University Business School in 1996, he had taught at the Smeal College of Business Administration, Pennsylvania State University since 1989. Choe is a former president of the Association of Korean Business Schools, of the Korean Finance Association, and of the Korean Securities Association. He also served as a Commissioner of the Securities & Futures Commission in Korea. He holds a CPA license in Korea.
In 2006, Choe won the Maekyung Economist Award from Maeil Business Newspaper and the Award for Capital Market Development from the Korea Securities Dealers Association. He also won Outstanding Teaching Awards from Seoul National University in 2008, 2009, and 2010.
Choe’s research focuses on Investments, Market Microstructure, and Corporate Finance. His research has appeared in prominent journals such as the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Law and Economics, the Journal of Financial Intermediation, the Journal of Empirical Finance, the Journal of Financial Markets, the Journal of Banking and Finance, and the Journal of Futures Markets. He also served as an editor of the Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies. In January 2009, he published a book, “2008 Global Financial Crisis” (in Korean).
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