Academic Profile : Faculty

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Assoc Prof Byoung-Hyoun Hwang
Associate Professor, College of Business (Nanyang Business School) - Division of Banking & Finance
Provost’s Chair in Finance
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Byoung-Hyoun Hwang is an Associate Professor of Finance in the Nanyang Business School at NTU-Singapore. Prior to joining NTU, he was an Associate Professor of Finance in the SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell University.

Dr. Hwang teaches Equity Investing with Big Data to undergraduate students as well as Empirical Asset Pricing to Ph.D. students.

His research has been published in various academic journals in the fields of Finance and Management. It has also been described in media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. Dr. Hwang has given more than one hundred talks at academic institutions, research groups, and conferences around the world. He has also advised government organizations, such as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and consulted for major hedge funds in the U.S. and Europe.

Dr. Hwang received a Ph.D. in Finance from Emory University in 2009. He was born and grew up in Germany.
Behavioral Finance, Social Finance
  • Inside the mind of anomalous stock returns
  • Investor Conversations
  • Provost Chair in Finance
  • Social Interactions and the Cross-Section of Expected Stock Returns
2021 - Undergraduate Program Teaching Excellence Award
2020 - GSU-RFS FinTech Conference Best Discussant Award
2018 - Dyson Outstanding Early Career Achievement Award
2017 - Merrill Presidential Scholar Faculty Honoree
2016 - Winner of The Shinhan Bank Best Paper Award
2014 - Winner of The Shinhan Bank Best Paper Award
2011 - Shinhan Bank-KAFA Young Scholar Award
2010 - John and Mary Willis Young Faculty Scholar Award
2008 - Financial News Top-Journal Award
Fellowships & Other Recognition
2013/Present - International Eminent Research Professor, Korea University Business School, Korea University
Courses Taught
BF 3224 - Equity Investing with Big Data
FN 9103 - Empirical Research I (Investments)