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Dr. Jeong Hwan JOO


Assistant Professor

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Dr. Jeong Hwan JOO

Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • PhD, University of British Columbia
  • MBA, University of Minnesota
  • BBA, Seoul National University
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA - Retired)

Brief Biography

Jeong Hwan Joo is Assistant Professor in Accounting at the Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of Hong Kong. Jeong received his BBA from Seoul National University, his MBA from The University of Minnesota, and his Ph.D. in Business Administration (Accounting) from Sauder School of Business at The University of British Columbia. He has teaching and research interests in financial accounting. Jeong has performed research on equity valuation, earnings management, executive compensation, and corporate governance.


  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Intermediate accounting I


  • Equity valuation
  • Accounting disclosures
  • Earnings management
  • Executive compensation
  • Corporate governance


  • Joo, J. H. and S. Chamberlain. 2016. The effects of governance on classification shifting and compensation shielding. Contemporary Accounting Research. Forthcoming


  • Early Career Scheme (2015, total awarded HKD304,715)

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