Being a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.
My research interests are in empirical finance and investment.
Awards and Achievements
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Insight Development Grant, 2012-2014, principal applicant, with Kee-Hong Bae (co-applicant) and Jun-Koo Kang (collaborator), $53,626.
Canadian Securities Institute Research Foundation Scholarship, 2010-11, $25,000.
"Does increased competition affect credit ratings? A reexamination of the effect of Fitch's market share on credit ratings in the corporate bond market" with Kee-Hong Bae and Jun-Koo Kang, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, forthcoming.
"Do firms' relationships with principal customers/suppliers affect shareholders' income?", Journal of Corporate Finance 18, 2012, pages 860-878.
"Employee treatment and firm leverage: a test of the stakeholder theory of capital structure" with Kee-Hong Bae and Jun-Koo Kang, Journal of Financial Economics 100-1, 2011, pages 130-153.