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KANG Byoung Uk (Dr)Finance & Financial Services

Byoung Uk Kang is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He joined the School of Accounting and Finance in 2009, upon completion of his PhD at KAIST Business School. Byoung completed his undergraduate studies also at KAIST.

Byoung’s research interests lie in hedge funds, mutual funds, empirical asset pricing, and financial econometrics (with focus on copulas and wavelets). His research has appeared in top finance journals, such as the Review of Financial StudiesJournal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Journal of Empirical Finance, and has been presented at leading conferences and universities, including the European Finance Association annual meeting, China International Conference in Finance, Harvard University, London School of Economics, and HKUST.

He is currently teaching International Finance and Credit Analysis and Management courses at the undergraduate level, and has taught Risk Management course at the MBA level.

Please visit Dr Kang’s research website for a list of published and working papers:


PhD, Finance
KAIST Business School
  • Hedge Funds
  • Mutual Funds
  • Empirical Asset Pricing
  • Financial Econometrics
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