Byoung-Hyoun Hwang

Byoung-Hyoun Hwang

  • Associate Professor

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Faculty Area

Interdisciplinary Theme

  • Behavioral Economics and Decision Research

Faculty Expertise

  • Finance
  • Investments
  • Behavioral Research


Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

Cornell Directory Entry


Byoung-Hyoun Hwang is an associate professor of finance at the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management in the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. He teaches the introduction to finance course to Cornell business undergraduate students. Dr. Hwang's research has been published in leading academic journals. It has also been described in various media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. Dr. Hwang is an associate editor for Management Science. He advises government organizations, such as the SEC, and international organizations, such as the IMF. Dr. Hwang received a PhD in finance from Emory University in 2009. Born and raised in Germany, he used to be a competitive golfer and swimmer. These days, he just likes to relax. He is married to Dr. Soo Kim (a professor in marketing, also at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business), and they live together with their son, Yungu, in Ithaca, NY.

Selected Publications

Recent Courses

  • AEM 2240 - Finance for Dyson Majors
  • AEM 4970 - Individual Study in Applied Economics and Management
  • AEM 8900 - Master's Level Thesis Research
  • AEM 6990 - M.P.S. Research
  • AEM 6980 - Supervised Graduate Teaching Experience
  • AEM 4980 - Supervised Teaching Experience
  • AEM 4990 - Undergraduate Research

Academic Degrees

  • PhD Emory University, 2009
  • BS European School of Business (Germany), 2004