Dr. Taek-yul (Ted) Kim

Ted Kim

Title: Associate Professor
Location: 427 BPM Center
Email: TKim@wcupa.edu
Phone: 610-436-2806
Google Scholar: Dr. Taek-yul (Ted) Kim Profile


  • Ph.D., Finance, Drexel University 
  • M.S. in Statistics, M.S. in Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • B.A. in Business Administration, Kyung Hee University (Seoul, Korea)

Area of Expertise

  • Empirical Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Executive Compensation
  • Corruption
  • Lobbying and Political Connections

Recent Publications/Journals/Books

  • Kim, T., Kim, W., and Lee, S. (2020), “CEO Incentive Structure and Environmental Performance.” The International Journal of Sustainability in Economic, Social, and Cultural Context, 16 (2): 1-14.
  • Garner, J., Kim, T., and Kim, W. (2017), “Boards of directors: a literature review.” Managerial Finance, Vol. 43 No. 10, pp. 1189-1198. https://doi.org/10.1108/MF-07-2017-0267  

Professional and Community Engagement

  • General Education Committee Member, Curriculum and Academic Policies Council (CAPC)
  • APSCUF Department Representative
  • CBPM Building and Technologies Committee Member
  • Treasurer, Korea-America Finance Association (KAFA)

Classes Regularly Taught

  • FIN325 Corporate Finance
  • FIN326 Intermediate Financial Management
  • FIN400 Senior Seminar in Finance

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