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Professor Kee-Hong Bae is a professor of finance and Bob Finlayson Chair in International Finance at the Schulich School of Business at York University. He received his B.A. and M.A. from Korea University and Ph.D. degree from the Ohio State University. Before joining York University, he has taught at the City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Korea University, and Queen’s University. His research focuses on international finance. Research topics include financial globalization, home bias, and international corporate finance and corporate governance. He has published numerous research articles in top finance/accounting/management journals including Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Business, Accounting Review, and Journal of International Business Studies. Professor Bae serves in the editorial board of several journals including Pacific Basin Finance Journal, and International Review of Finance.

Current Projects

“Restricting CEO Pay Backfires: Evidence from China” with Zhaoran Gong and Wilson H.S. Tong, under revision for Journal of Business Finance and Accounting.

“In the CEO We Trust: Negative Effects of Trust between the Board and the CEO” with Sadok El Ghoul, Zhaoran Gong, and Omrane Guedhani, under revision for Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.

“Can Mandatory Gender Quotas Break the Glass Ceiling? Evidence from the Reforms of Boards of Directors in Europe” with Jisok Kang, Jung Chul Park, and K. C. John Wei.

“Do Stock Prices Affect Real Decisions? Evidence from the Effects of the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine on Investment Efficiency” with Yunhao Dai and Weiqiang Tan.

“Ferreting Out Growth Through Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions” with Jun-Koo Kang, Xiaoqiao Wang, and Nan Xiong.

Research Interests

Corporate governance, international corporate finance, ESG

Working Papers

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