Young Sang Kim

Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business

Professor of Finance

Dept of Economics and Finance

Highland Heights, KY 41099

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Is Earnings Management Opportunistic or Beneficial? An Agency Theory Perspective

International Review of Financial Analysis, 2008, Vol 17, 622-634.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2008
Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), California State University, Bakersfield, Chonnam National University - Department of Economics and Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business
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Earnings management, Agency costs

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Majority Voting for the Election of Directors

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 2, December 2007
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2008
William K. Sjostrom and Young Sang Kim
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business
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majority voting, majority vote, director elections, board elections, plurality voting, plurality plus

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Information Asymmetry and Corporate Cash Holdings

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2015
Kee H. Chung, Jang-Chul Kim, Young Sang Kim and Hao Zhang
State University of New York at Buffalo - School of Management, Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business, Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business and Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) - Saunders College of Business
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Cash Holdings, Information Asymmetry, Corporate Governance, Firm Value

Information Asymmetry and Corporate Cash Holdings

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 42, Issue 9-10, pp. 1341-1377, 2015
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Jan 2016
State University of New York at Buffalo - School of Management, Northern Kentucky University, Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business and Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) - Saunders College of Business
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cash holdings, information asymmetry, monitoring cost

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Is Operational Hedging a Substitute for or a Complement to Financial Hedging?

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 12, pp. 834-853, 2006, Pace University Finance Research Paper No. 2005/04
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2019
Young Sang Kim, Ike Mathur and Jouahn Nam
Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance and Pace University - Lubin School of Business
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Operational hedging, Financial hedging, Foreign exchange exposure, Financial derivatives

Corporate Governance, Shareholder Rights and Firm Diversification: An Empirical Analysis

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 30, No. 3, 2006
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2008
Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance and Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management
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Diversification, corporate governance, shareholder rights

Corporate Governance, Shareholder Rights and Firm Diversification: An Empirical Analysis

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 01 Sep 2005
Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance and Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management

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Diversification, corporate governance, shareholder rights

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Does Corporate Diversification Exacerbate or Mitigate Earnings Management? An Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Feb 2006
Pornsit Jiraporn, Young Sang Kim and Ike Mathur
Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance
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Earnings management, Information asymmetry, Diversification

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Does Corporate Board Diversity Affect Corporate Payout Policy?

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 18 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2013
Soku Byoun, Kiyoung Chang and Young Sang Kim
Baylor University, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee - College of Business and Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business
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Board Diversity, Payout Policy, Monitoring, Free Cash Flow

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Capital Structure and Corporate Governance Quality: Evidence from the Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS)

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Oct 2011
Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business, Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business and Sasin GIBA
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The Impact of Geographic Diversification on Firm Performance

International Review of Fiancial Analysis, 2008, Vol 17, 747-766.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2008
Young Sang Kim and Ike Mathur
Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance
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Diversification discount, Industrial and geographic diversification, Agency cost

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CEO Compensation, Shareholder Rights, and Corporate Governance: An Empirical Investigation

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Jul 2006
Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance
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Compenation, Shareholder Rights, Corporate Governance

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Dividend Payouts and Corporate Governance Quality: Evidence from the Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS)

The Financial Review, Vol. 46, pp. 251-279, 2011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2011
Pornsit Jiraporn, Jang-Chul Kim and Young Sang Kim
Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business and Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business
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Dividend policy, Corporate governance, Agency theory, Agency costs

Earnings Management Following Duality-Creating Successions: Ethnostatistics, Impression Management and Agency Theory

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Oct 2009
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance, Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business and Southern Oregon University - School of Business
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Earnings mangement, CEO duality, Impression management

Earnings Management Following Duality-Creating Successions: Ethnostatistics, Impression Management and Agency Theory

Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 47, April 2004
Posted: 16 Feb 2005
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance, Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business and Southern Oregon University - School of Business

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Earnings management, duality, agency theory

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Multiple Directorships and Acquirer Returns

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2010
Seoungpil Ahn, Pornsit Jiraporn and Young Sang Kim
Sogang University, Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS) and Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business
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Multiple directorships, Agency theory, Board appointments, Mergers and Acquisitions

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The Effect of Corporate Governance on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Evidence from the Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS)

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Dec 2015
Mahidol University International College (MUIC), Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business and Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business
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corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, CSR, ISS, agency theory

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Multiple Directorships and Corporate Diversification

Journal of Empirical Finance, Vol 15, pp. 418-435, 2008
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2011
Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance
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Diversification, Multiple directorships, Agency theory, Board appointments

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Does Corporate Governance Influence Corporate Risk-Taking? Evidence from the Institutional Shareholders Services (ISS)

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Feb 2015
Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), Sasin GIBA, Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) and Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business
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corporate governance, risk-taking, ISS, institutional shareholder services, agency theory

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How Do Powerful CEOs Affect Analyst Coverage?

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2012
Pornsit Jiraporn, Yixin Liu and Young Sang Kim
Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), University of New Hampshire and Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business
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analyst coverage, analyst following, CEO power, agency theory, agency costs, agency conflicts

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Credit Rating Changes and Earnings Management

Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies, 2013, Vol 42, pp 109-140
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2013
Young Sang Kim, Yura Kim and Kyojik "Roy" Song
Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business, Kookmin University and Sungkyunkwan University
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Credit rating, Earnings management, Real activities management, Discretionary Accruals

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Analyst Following, Staggered Boards, and Managerial Entrenchment

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 May 2012 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2015
Pornsit Jiraporn, Pandej Chintrakarn and Young Sang Kim
Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), Mahidol University International College (MUIC) and Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business
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board classification, staggered boards, classified boards, analyst following, analyst coverage, corporate governance, governance mechanisms

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The Effect of Managerial Bonus Plans on Corporate Derivatives Usage

Journal of Multinational Financial Management, 2008, Vol 18, 229-243., Pace University Finance Research Paper No. 2007/03
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2019
Young Sang Kim, Jouahn Nam and John Harris Thornton
Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business, Pace University - Lubin School of Business and Kent State University
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Executive Compensation, Bonus Plans, Derivatives

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Corporate Governance and Diversification

Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies, 41 (1), 2012, 1-31, February 2012
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2016
American University of Sharjah, University of Cincinnati, University of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business
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corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, diversification discount

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Does Corporate Governance Quality Affect Analyst Coverage? Evidence from the Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS)

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Jun 2014
Mahidol University International College (MUIC), Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business and Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business
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Corporate governance, analyst following, analyst coverage, governance mechanisms

Did Firms Manage Earnings More Aggressively during the Financial Crisis?

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 May 2017
Pandej Chintrakarn, Pornsit Jiraporn and Young Sang Kim
Mahidol University International College (MUIC), Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS) and Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business
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Earnings Management, Financial Crisis, Discretionary Current Accruals, Economic Crisis

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Financial Contracting and Operating Performance: The Case for OBRA and Efficient Contracting

Corporate Ownership & Control, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 217-227, 2007
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2008
University of Nebraska at Omaha - Department of Finance, Banking & Law, University of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business
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Contracting, Expropriation, Corporate governance, OBRA, CEO, Operating performance

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The Relation Among Targets' R&D Activities, Acquirers' Returns, and In-Process R&D in the U.S.

Journal of Business, Finance, & Accounting, Vol. 36, pp. 1180-1200, 2009
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 May 2009 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2009
University of Louisiana at Lafayette - Department of Accounting, Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business and Sungkyunkwan University
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Mergers and acquisitions, in-process R&D (IPRD), acquirers' returns

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Which Monitors Monitor the Most? Dual-Stock Structure, Analyst Following, and Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Mar 2008
Hoje Jo and Young Sang Kim
Santa Clara University and Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business
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Dual-class firms, corporate governance, analyst following, firm performance

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The Causal Effect of Religious Piety on Shareholder Wealth: Evidence from Acquirer Returns and Historical Religious Identification

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Dec 2015
Mahidol University International College (MUIC), Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business and Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE)
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mergers and acquisitions, M&A, religion, religiosity, religious piety, corporate restructuring

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Unintended Regulatory Consequences: Evidence from the Korean IPOs

Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Oct 2011
University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee - College of Business, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business and Kent State University
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IPO, Underpricing, Book Building, Institutional Investor, Regulatory Changes

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Exploring the Causal Effect of Religious Piety on Dividend Policy: Evidence from Historical Religious Identification

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Apr 2018
Mahidol University International College (MUIC), Chulalongkorn University, Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS) and Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business
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dividends, religion, religiosity, payout policy, instrumental variable

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Using Geographic Density of Firms to Identify the Effect of Board Size on Firm Value and Corporate Policies

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Oct 2019
Mahidol University International College (MUIC), Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE), Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS) and Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business
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boards, corporate governance, instrumental variable, firm value, capital structure, dividend policy

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The Effect of Internal and External Corporate Governance on Dual Class Firms

Financial Stability Studies, Vol. 17, No. 2, Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation(KDIC), 2016, pp. 113-171.
Posted: 10 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2019
Young Sang Kim, Hoje Jo and Sang Mook Lee
Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business, Santa Clara University and Pennsylvania State University - Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies

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Dual-class firms, Corporate governance, Analyst following

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How Do Powerful CEOS Affect Analyst Coverage?

European Financial Management, Vol. 20, Issue 3, pp. 652-676, 2014
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Jun 2014
Pornsit Jiraporn, Yixin Liu and Young Sang Kim
Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), University of New Hampshire and Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business
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analyst coverage, analyst following, CEO power, agency theory, agency costs