Jung, Sumi

BS (KAIST); PhD (Minnesota)

Assistant Professor


School of Accountancy

Room 1003, 10/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 9667



Prof. Sumi Jung is an Assistant Professor in School of Accountancy at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her research focuses on the different incentives for firms’ discretionary accounting choices. She is particularly interested in how political processes, regulations, and labour unions influence firms’ reporting and disclosure choices.

Prof. Jung received a PhD in business administration from the University of Minnesota and earned a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). Prior to pursuing a PhD, she worked as a financial risk analyst at Shinhan Investment Company in Seoul. She joined The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2015.

Teaching Area

Financial Accounting

Research Interests

Financial Reporting
Voluntary Disclosure
Political Cost
Mutual Funds
Litigation Risk