Prof. KIM Jeong Bon (金正本教授)

Head (AC)
Chair Professor of Accountancy

Prof. KIM Jeong Bon (金正本教授)

Contact Information

Address: 13-267, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building
City University of Hong Kong
Phone: +852 34427909
Fax: +852 34420347
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Research Areas

  • Financial Reporting
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Governance & Auditing

Professor Jeong-Bon Kim is Chair Professor and Head of the Department of Accountancy, City University of Hong Kong. Prior to joining CityU, he was a tenured full Professor and J. Page R. Wadsworth Chair in Accounting and Finance, School of Accounting and Finance, University of Waterloo where he also served as the Ph.D. Program Director. Professor Kim was Honored Professor at the School of Management, Fudan University, Distinguished Honorary Professor at the Business School of Sun Yat-sen University, and Distinguished Professor at the Institute of International Business and Governance, The Open University of Hong Kong. He obtained his BBA and MSc. in Accounting degrees from Seoul National University, and his Ph.D. degree from Temple University. Previously, Professor Kim also worked as Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Financial Reporting and Corporate Governance at John Molson School of Business (JMSB), Concordia University. He worked for many years at the School of Accounting and Finance, the Faculty of Business, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, where he was the Head for the (then) Department of Accountancy and Associate Dean (Postgraduate Programs and Research) for the Faculty of Business. He began his full-time career as an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Syracuse University, New York. He also taught at Seoul National University on a visiting basis. Professor Kim is a prolific researcher: He has published over 100 refereed journal articles out of which 30 were published in top-tier journals in accounting, finance, and international business, including 6 in The Accounting Review; 2 in Journal of Accounting and Economics; 3 in Journal of Financial Economics; 1 in Journal of Accounting Research; 4 in Review of Accounting Studies; 12 in Contemporary Accounting Research; 2 in Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS). Professor Kim was recently appointed to serve as JIBS Editor for Accounting Area for three years starting January 2020. He is currently Editor-in-Chief for China Journal of Accounting Research and Editor for Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics. He serves on editorial boards of several journals, including CAR, AJPT, and JIAR. For more details, you are invited to click Public CV on the upper right side of this webpage.


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