Jinhwan Kim

Associate Professor, Accounting

Jinhwan Kim

Associate Professor of Accounting

Business School Trust Faculty Scholar for 2023–2024
Academic Area:

Research Interests

  • Corporate Disclosure
  • Innovation
  • Real Effects
  • Financial Reporting
  • Capital Markets


Professor Jinhwan Kim joined Stanford Graduate School of Business in July 2019. Professor Kim’s research focuses on the economic consequences of corporate disclosure. His research investigates how traditional and non-traditional forms of corporate disclosure affect capital market and real outcomes. He holds BS and MS degrees from Columbia University and a PhD from MIT Sloan School of Management.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD in Accounting, MIT Sloan School of Management
  • MS in Applied Math, Columbia University
  • BS in Applied Math and Economics, Columbia University

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Accounting, Stanford GSB, 2023–present
  • Assistant Professor of Accounting, Stanford GSB, 2019–23

Awards and Honors

  • MBA Class of 1969 Faculty Scholar for 2020–2021


Journal Articles

Jinhwan Kim, Kristen Valentine
Journal of Accounting and Economics
August 2023 Vol. 76 Issue 1
Jinhwan Kim, Marcel Olbert
Journal of Accounting and Economics
August 2022
Jinhwan Kim, Kristen Valentine
Journal of Accounting and Economics
April 2021 Vol. 71 Issue 2/3
Jinhwan Kim, Rodrigo S. Verdi, Benjamin P. Yost
Journal of Accounting Research
December 2020 Vol. 58 Issue 5 Pages 1249–1297
Travis L. Johnson, Jinhwan Kim, Eric C. So
The Review of Financial Studies
October 2020 Vol. 33 Issue 10 Pages 4580–4626

Working Papers

Brandon Gipper, Laura Lingyu Gu, Jinhwan Kim, Suzie Noh February 2024
Jinhwan Kim, Kristen Valentine February 2024
Jinhwan Kim, Terrence Tianshuo Shi, Rodrigo S. Verdi January 2024
John Manuel Barrios, Jung Ho Choi, Yael V. Hochberg, Jinhwan Kim, Miao Liu November 2023
Farzana Afrin, Jinhwan Kim, Sugata Roychowdhury August 2023

Insights by Stanford Business

June 12, 2024
Unexpected news about a company’s profits can have a big impact on people who live near its HQ.
December 15, 2022
Investments in publicly traded companies shift when their private competitors share information, a new study finds.
June 03, 2022
Corporate disclosure can bring more efficiency to a busy yet often-overlooked market.
March 23, 2021
During corporate takeovers, buyers often tailor their public statements to drive down the price of takeover targets, a new study shows.
December 06, 2019
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