Byoung-Hyoun Hwang

Byoung-Hyoun Hwang

Assistant Professor of Finance

310E Warren Hall


Areas of Expertise

  • Behavioral Finance
  • Social Interaction and Communication

Graduate Fields

  • Applied Economics and Management
  • Economics


  • Doctorate Emory University, 2009
  • Bachelor of Science European School of Business (Germany), 2004

Byoung-Hyoun Hwang is an assistant professor of finance at the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management in the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. Prior to joining Cornell in 2014, Hwang held positions at Purdue University, Bain & Company (London, UK), and the Boston Consulting Group (Berlin, Germany).

Research Focus

Professor Hwang's research primarily examines the degree to which behavioral finance helps explain (or fails to explain) financial markets. His research has been published in the Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Management Science, and Strategic Management Journal. It has also been discussed in popular outlets such as the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg.

Teaching Focus

Professor Hwang currently teaches AEM 2240: Finance for Dyson Majors and supervises M.P.S., M.S. and Ph.D. students.

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Journal Publications