Kim, Taejin

BS, MBA (Seoul National); MS (Chicago); PhD (Northwestern)

Assistant Professor


Department of Finance

Room 1240, 12/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 1776


Prof. Taejin Kim is an Assistant Professor in Finance at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School. His research interests are financial intermediation, learning in financial markets, and theoretical corporate finance. Prof. Kim earned his PhD in Finance from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management. During his time in the PhD programme, Prof. Kim was awarded SAC Capital PhD Candidate Award for Outstanding Research. He also holds an MS in Statistics from University of Chicago, and an MBA and a BS in Physics from Seoul National University, Korea. Prior to his doctoral studies, Prof. Kim worked as an auditor for KPMG in Korea.

Teaching Area


Research Interests

Financial Intermediation and Macroeconomy
Corporate Finance Theory
Information and Learning in Financial Markets
Asset Pricing

  • Awards & Honours
    • China International Conference in Finance (CICF) Best Paper Award, 2018
    • SAC Capital PhD Candidate Award for Outstanding Research (WFA)