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Yoonsoo Nam

Teaching Assistant
Finance and Management Science

Contact

Phone: (509) 335-5576
Office: TODD 475

Education

  • MA (University of Montana)
  • BS (University of Oregon)

Yoonsoo Nam

Yoonsoo Nam is a Finance Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Finance and Management Science. He has published five articles in such journals as "Financial Management," "Pacific Basin Finance Journal," "Australian Journal of Management," "Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money," and "Journal of Behavioral Finance." His article has been referenced in Columbia Law School (CLS) Blue Sky Blog on Corporate Governance. He has taught financial management course at the undergraduate level. His current research interests are in the areas of corporate governance, capital structure, risk management, law, regulation, and capital raising. His major awards are the Dr. Bong-Soo Lee Memorial Scholarship for Ph.D. Student Award (2020), the Carson College of Business Outstanding Doctoral Student Research Award (2019), and the Shinhan Bank & Korea America Finance Association (KAFA) Scholarship for Ph.D. Students (2018). He received a Master of Arts in Economics from University of Montana and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from University of Oregon.

Research Interests

cash holdings
corporate control
corporate finance
corporate financing and investment policies
corporate governance
corporate policy and decision-making
domestic and international capital investments
law and technology issues
liquidity management
risk management

Teaching Interests

finance
financial management

Journal Articles

  • Douglas Fairhurst, Yoonsoo Nam Corporate Governance and Financial Peer Effects, Financial Management , 2020
  • Douglas Fairhurst, Yoonsoo Nam The Practice of and Motivation for Equity Recycling: Evidence from the Asia-Pacific Region, Pacific Basin Finance Journal , 2019
  • Keith Jakob, Yoonsoo Nam Heaping on Dividends: The Role of Dividend Size and Information Uncertainty, Journal of Behavioral Finance , 2019
  • Yoonsoo Nam, Scott Niblock, Elisabeth Sinnewe, Keith Jakob Do Corporate Directors 'Heap' Dividends? Evidence on Dividend Rounding and Information Uncertainty in Australian Firms, Australian Journal of Management , 2018
  • Keith Jakob, Yoonsoo Nam Do Cultures Influence Abnormal Market Reactions before Official Sovereign Debt Rating Downgrade Announcements?, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money , 2017

    Presentations

    • Yoonsoo Nam Outside Director Protection, Reduced Monitoring, and Capital Structure Decisions, Southern Finance Association Annual Meeting, 2020
    • Yoonsoo Nam Outside Director Protection, Reduced Monitoring, and Capital Structure Decisions, Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, 2020
    • Yoonsoo Nam Outside Director Protection, Reduced Monitoring, and Capital Structure Decisions, Financial Management Association Doctoral Student Consortium, 2020
    • Paul Demere, Jeffrey Gramlich, Yoonsoo Nam Do U.S. Multinationals Use Income Shifting to Facilitate and Hide Corruption?, Annual MannheimTaxation Conference, 2020
    • Paul Demere, Jeffrey Gramlich, Yoonsoo Nam Do U.S. Multinationals Use Income Shifting to Launder Corrupt Activity?, Presented by co-author, EIASM Conference on Current Research in Taxation, 2020
    • Paul Demere, Jeffrey Gramlich, Yoonsoo Nam Do U.S. Multinationals Use Income Shifting to Launder Corrupt Activity?, Presented by co-author, Berlin-Vallendar Tax Conference, 2020
    • Douglas Fairhurst, Yoonsoo Nam Equity Recycling, Financial Constraints, and Corporate Governance: Evidence from Asia-Pacific Countries, Presented by co-author, China Financial Market Conference, 2018
    • Douglas Fairhurst, Yoonsoo Nam Equity Issuance Proceeds and Cash Management, Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, 2018
    • Douglas Fairhurst, Yoonsoo Nam Corporate Governance and Financial Peer Effects, Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, 2017