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Dr Woo-Young Kang

Dr Woo-Young Kang
Lecturer in Finance

Marie Jahoda 237

Summary

Woo-Young Kang is a Lecturer in Finance at Brunel University London since 2017 when he completed his PhD in Finance at Cranfield School of Management in the UK. He is also a graduate of Boston University (BA Economics, 2006; MSc Mathematical Finance, 2009) in US and Sogang University (MBA Finance, 2008) in South Korea with finance industry experience. He teaches Financial Markets and Global Financial Markets for the undergraduate and graduate levels, respectively. His research areas are in Asset Pricing, Banking, Financial Markets, Financial Engineering and Corporate Finance. He has published his research in leading international peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, and the Finance Research Letters. His research are being presented at leading academic conferences, such as the meetings of the Southern Finance Association, the Eastern Finance Association and the Southwestern Finance Association.

Qualifications

  • PhD, Cranfield University, 2017
  • MSc, Boston University, 2009
  • MBA, Sogang University, 2008
  • BA, Boston University, 2006

Responsibility

  • Departmental Research Ethics Coordinator
  • Departmental Leader of Academic Misconduct
  • Programme Leader of BSc Banking and Finance ( – 1/2021)

Newest selected publications

Caporale, GM., Kang, W-Y., Spagnolo, F. and Spagnolo, N. (2021) 'Cyber attacks, spillovers and contagion in the cryptocurrency markets'. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, In press. pp. 101298 - 101298. ISSN: 1042-4431 Open Access Link

Journal article

Caporale, GM. and Kang, W-Y. (2021) 'On the preferences of CoCo bond buyers and sellers'. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 72. pp. 1 - 34. ISSN: 1042-4431 Open Access Link

Journal article

Kang, W-Y. (Accepted) 'Internal capital budgeting and allocation in financial firms', in Lee, C-F. and Lee, AC. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Finance. Switzerland : Springer.Open Access Link

Book chapter

Caporale, GM., Kang, W-Y., Spagnolo, F. and Spagnolo, N. (2021) 'Cyber-Attacks, Cryptocurrencies, and Cyber Security'.60th Southwestern Finance Association Annual Meeting. Virtual.Open Access Link

Conference paper

Choudhry, T., Dissanaike, G., Jayasekera, R., Kang, W-Y. and Nnadi, M. (2021) 'Loss Sensitive Investors and Positively Biased Analysts in Hong Kong Stock Market'. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting. pp. 1 - 45. ISSN: 0924-865X Open Access Link

Journal article
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