Yoonsoo Nam, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Finance

Dr. Yoonsoo Nam teaches Intermediate Finance at undergraduate level. Dr. Nam’s research interest focuses on capital raising, capital structure, corporate governance, law, lease, regulation, and risk management. His research works are published in...

Yoonsoo Nam

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Education & Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D., Finance, Washington State University

M.A., Economics, University of Montana

B.S., Economics, University of Oregon

Courses Taught

BFIN 322 – Intermediate Finance


Dr. Yoonsoo Nam teaches Intermediate Finance at undergraduate level.

Dr. Nam’s research interest focuses on capital raising, capital structure, corporate governance, law, lease, regulation, and risk management. His research works are published in Journal of Financial and Quantitative AnalysisFinancial Management, Pacific Basin Finance Journal, Journal of Behavioral Finance, Australian Journal of Management, and Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions, and Money. He has presented scholarly works at Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, Financial Management Association Doctoral Student Consortium, Southern Finance Association Annual Meeting, Hawai'i Accounting Research Conference, and Annual MannheimTaxation Conference.

Dr. Nam serves as a reviewer for journals and academic conferences, including Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, and Financial Management Association Annual Meeting.

Journal Publications:

  • Collateral Constraints, Financial Constraints, and Risk Management: Evidence from Anti-Recharacterization Laws, with Douglas (DJ) Fairhurst, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, forthcoming. 
  • Corporate Governance and Financial Peer Effects, 2020, with Douglas DJ Fairhurst, Financial Management 49, 235-263.
  • The Practice of and Motivation for Equity Recycling: Evidence from the Asia-Pacific Region, 2019, with DJ Fairhurst, Pacific Basin Finance Journal 57, 1-15.
  • Heaping on Dividends: The Role of Dividend Size and Information Uncertainty, 2019, with Keith Jakob, Journal of Behavioral Finance, 1-13.
  • Do Corporate Directors ‘Heap’ Dividends? Evidence on Dividend Rounding and Information Uncertainty in Australian Firms, 2018, with Keith Jakob, Scott Niblock, and Elisabeth Sinnewe, Australian Journal of Management 43, 421-438.
  • Do Cultures Influence Abnormal Market Reactions before Official Sovereign Debt Rating Downgrade Announcements?, 2017, with Keith Jakob, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money 47, 65-75.

Ad-Hoc Journal Reviewer:

  • Journal of Business Finance and Accounting

Academic Service as Conference Organizer:

  • Financial Management Association Annual Meeting 2021, reviewer
  • Financial Management Association Annual Meeting 2020, session chair
  • Financial Management Association Annual Meeting 2019, session chair

Academic Service as Conference Paper Discussant:

  • Southern Finance Association Annual Meeting 2020, discussant
  • Financial Management Association Annual Meeting 2020 (×2), discussant
  • Annual MannheimTaxation Conference 2020, discussant
  • Financial Management Association Annual Meeting 2019 (×2), discussant
  • Financial Management Association Annual Meeting 2018, discussant