Kwang J. Lee
Financial Economist
Office of Risk Assessment

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, 2014, Birds of a Feather: Value Implications of Political Alignment Between Top Management and Directors, Journal of Financial Economics 112, 232-250​.

Conference Activities

Paper Presentation, 2012 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting​
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