2016 KAFA-FMA Special Session (Issues in Korean Financial Markets)

Friday, October 21, 2016, 8:30am – 10:00am, Session 169

Room: Miranda 3



Moderator: Professor Seoyoung Chang (University of Nevada – Las Vegas)


  1. Technology innovation and stock returns

             Presenter: Bong-Chan Kho (Seoul National University)


  1. Applying a Smart Beta Approach in Korea

            Presenter: Min Kyeong Kwon, (Research Fellow, Korea Capital Market Institute)


  1. Is individual trading priced in stocks?

           Presenter: Joung Hwa Choi (Cornell University)



2016 KAFA-FMA Special Session (Corporate Financial Decisions in Asia)


Friday, October 21, 2016, 10:15am – 11:45 am, Session 202

Room: Miranda 3


Moderator: Professor Soku Byoun (Baylor University)


  1. Political risk and capital market financing of corporate investment: Cross-country analysis

Presenter: Dong Wook Lee (Korea University)


  1. How does the declining power of business groups affect the firm’s financial decision making?

    Presenter: Kazuo Yamada (University of Nagasaki)


  1. Capital structure, unemployment risk, and wages: The case of Korean firms

Presenter: Ji-Woong Chung (Korea University)



Board Meeting:


Bay (Lower Level, Hilton Hotel) from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm



Business Meeting for all members and guests:


Union (Lower Level, Hilton Hotel) from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm



7:00 – 9:00 pm

Goong Korean BBQ Restaurant (about 15 min. drive from the conference hotel)

7729 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite #5

Las Vegas, NV 89139

Ph: 702-979-9156

Sponsor: Korea Institute of Finance (KIF) and Korea Capital Market Institute (KCMI)