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Student Name SHON, Janghoon
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Department FINA
Program Name PhD(FINA)
Current Year 2
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Qualifications 1. Ph.D. in Finance (expected 2021), HKUST
2. M.A. in Finance, 2013-2016, Peking University
3. B.A. in Economics, 2007-2013, Peking University
Research Interests Labor and finance, Capital Structure, Innovation
Selected Publications

“Product Market Competition and the Value of Innovation: Evidence from US Patent Data” (with Hyun Joong Im and Young Joon Park), Economics Letters, December 2015, 137, 78-82.

Working Paper:

“Uncertainty, Major Investments, and Capital Structure Adjustments” (with Chang Yong Ha, Hyun Joong Im, and Kose John), SSRN:

"The Effect of Technological Imitation on Corporate Innovation: Evidence from US Patent Data" (with Hyun Joong Im and Yang Liu), SSRN:

Conference Presentations


AsFA 2016

Honors & Awards

2016 Hong Kong PhD Fellowship (HKPFS) Awardee

2013-2014 Beijing City Foreign Student Scholarship Awardee

2011 Peking University International Students Academic Award (Undergraduate)

2007-2013 Kwanjeong Educational Foundation (IKEF) Scholarship Awardee (Korea)

Other Activities

Fluent in English and Mandarin