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Jisok Kang

Jisok Kang

Research Associate, Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF)

BA (Han-Yang University), MBA, PhD (York University)

Professional experience

Before studying for an MBA and PhD in Finance at York University (Canada), Dr Kang served at the Financial Supervisory Service of Korea for over eight years. He attained experience in many areas in finance such as over-the-counter derivatives, securities brokerage, and banking as a financial market regulator during his service. Dr Kang is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and a member of the Cambridge Centre for Finance (CCFin).

Previous appointments

Dr Kang was an associate from 2000 to 2005 and senior examiner from 2005 to 2008 at Financial Supervisory Service of Korea. He was also an instructor in Finance from 2015 to 2016 at Schulich School of Business, York University.

Research interests

International finance; empirical corporate finance; investments; behavioural finance.

Selected publications

Bae, K., Bhattacharya, U., Kang, J. and Rhee, S. (2016) "Nominal stock price anchors: a global phenomenon?" Social Science Research Network Working Paper (available online via the SSRN)

Kang, J. (2015) "Stock market concentration, entrepreneurship, and economic growth." Social Science Research Network Working Paper (available online via the SSRN)

Kang, J. and Shum, P. (2013) "Leveraged and inverse ETF performance during the financial crisis." Managerial Finance, 39(5): 476-508 (DOI: 10.1108/03074351311313825)

Contact details

Jisok Kang
Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF)
Cambridge Judge Business School
University of Cambridge
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1AG
UK

Email: j.kang@jbs.cam.ac.uk