Kwang J. Lee
Financial Economist
Office of Risk Assessment and Interactive Data

Education Summary

  • Ph.D. Business Administration (Accounting), University of California - Berkeley, 2010
  • M.S. Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007
  • M.P.P., KDI School of Public Policy and Management, 2004
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, Seoul National University, 2000

Fields of Interest

  • Financial Reporting and Disclosure
  • Earnings Quality
  • Corporate governance
Accounting Fellow
Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
2013–present
Assistant Professor of Business Administration (Accounting)
University of Pittsburgh
2010–2013
  • Jongsub Lee, Kwang J. Lee and Nandu Nagarajan, Birds of a Feather: Value Implications of Political Alignment Between Top Management and Directors, forthcoming, Journal of Financial Economics.

Conference Activities

Paper Presentation, 2012 AAA Conference
Paper Presentation, 2012 FARS Midyear Conference
Paper Presentation, 2011 FARS Midyear Conference
Paper Presentation (by co-author), 2012 FMA Conference
Paper Presentation (by co-author), 2012 MFA Annual Conference

University Presentations

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 2013
University of Pittsburgh, 2011
University of Pittsburgh, 2010
Boston College, 2010
Rutgers University, 2010
Claremont McKenna College, 2010