Sehoon Kim

Prof. Sehoon Kim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate at the University of Florida, Warrington College of Business.

Prior to joining the University of Florida, he earned his PhD in Finance at The Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business. He also holds an MSc degree in Economics from the London School of Economics, and a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from Seoul National University.

Prof. Kim conducts research broadly in the areas of corporate finance and financial markets, focusing on issues related to corporate governance, sustainability, competition, and the impact of policies and regulations on corporations.

He teaches Financial Management, the capstone course for senior undergraduate Finance majors at the University of Florida.

Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate

Warrington College of Business

University of Florida

310 Stuzin Hall / PO Box 117168

Gainesville, FL 32611-7168

Phone: +1-614-579-2535


Research Interests

Corporate Finance, Financial Markets, Corporate Governance, Sustainability, Competition, Public Policy

Academic Appointment

University of Florida - Assistant Professor, 2017 - Present


The Ohio State University - Ph.D. in Finance, 2017

The London School of Economics - M.Sc. in Economics, 2012

Seoul National University - Bachelor of Business Administration, 2009


Other Publications

Reproducibility in Management Science    (with Miloš Fišar, Ben Greiner, Christoph Huber, Elena Katok, Ali I. Ozkes, and the Management Science Reproducibility Collaboration)

Working Papers

ESG Lending    (with Nitish Kumar, Jongsub Lee, and Junho Oh)

One Hundred and Thirty Years of Corporate Responsibility    (with Joel Houston and Boyuan Li)

Short-Run Income Shocks and Long-Run Distortions in Household Investments    (with Minsoo Kim, Yoon Kang Lee, and Hoonsuk Park)

(Priced) Frictions    (with Kewei Hou and Ingrid Werner)

Book Chapters

Sustainable Private Capital Markets    (with Nitish Kumar, Jongsub Lee, and Junho Oh)

Media Coverage and Non Peer-Reviewed Articles

Awards, Grants, and Honors

Teaching Experience

Financial Management

Corporate Finance

Preparatory Workshop for the Specialized Master in Finance (SMF) Program

Introduction to SAS Programming for incoming Finance Ph.D. Students