Sangphill Kim

Sangphill Kim

University of Massachusetts Lowell
Education Background
1984 Ph.D. in Finance Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
1980 MBA University of Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California
1976 BA Yon-Sei University, Seoul, Korea
Teaching Background 
1995-present Associate Professor, Department of Management, University of Massachusetts Lowell, MA
1988 – 1995 Assistant Professor, Department of Finance, Bentley College, MA
1984 – 1988 Assistant Professor, Department of Finance, Syracuse university, NY
Research Field

 2000 Pilot Case Study Stipend “Investment Game for Investment and Business Finance” from Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

2000 “Reach-Out to the Small Business in the Greater Lowell Area” Grant for Reduced Teaching Load from University of Massachusetts Lowell

1999 “Analysis of Capital Structure” Chong Keun Dang Pharmaceutical Company

1999 “Capital Restructuring and Joint Venture” Roche-Korea.

1998 “Reach-Out to the Small Business in the Greater Lowell Area” Grant for Reduced Teaching Load from University of Massachusetts Lowell.

 Recent Academic and Professional Publications

 Refereed Journal Articles

2018 “'Audit fees via an indirect payment channel and professional skepticism' (with Taewoo Kim) Managerial Auditing Journal, spring, 2018

2012 “The Spread Between “Jonse” Pricing and Housing Pricing in Korea: An Option Pricing Model Explanation”; International Journal of Business Research (IJBR), 2012. (Co-authors: Kim, Sangphill; Diallo, Alahassane 

2011 “The Buy-Back Option on Leased Assets: Economic Value and Deal Sweetener under Asymmetric Information”, in the Review of Business Research (RBR), Vol. 11, No. 2, 2011, p. 68-73. (Co-authors: Diallo, Alahassane; Kim, Sangphill; Tessema, Asrat.) 

2010 “McDonald’s Conquest of Russia: The Case of a Textbook Execution of a Business Plan,” in the Journal of Current Research in Global Business (JCRGB), Vol.13, No. 20, Fall 2010, p. 48-54. (Co-authors: Hansen, Steven L.; Kim, Sangphill; Diallo, Alahassane)

Refereed Proceedings

2018 “Effort-Adverse Auditor and Increasing Audit Quality Output in a Competitive Audit Market” Annual meeting of Academy of Business Research Spring 2018 Conference March 21-23, 2018 Renaissance Per Marquette Hotel New Orleans, LA

2015 “Auditor’s Perceptin of Indirect Payment of Audit Fee and Audit Quality” Presented at AAA (American Accounting Association) Chicago, 2015 (with T Kim and J Kim)

2011  “The Buy-Back Option on Leased Assets: Economic Value and Deal Sweetener Under Asymmetric Information”, at the International Academy of Business and Economics S ummer Conference, Barcelona, Spain, Jun. 2011. (Co-authors: Diallo, Alahassane; Kim, Sangphill; Tessema, Asrat.) 

2009 Understanding the Spread Between “Jonse” Pricing and Housing Pricing in Korea: An Alternative Approach”, at the Association for Global Business Annual Conference, New, Orlando, FL, Nov. 2009. (Co-authors: Kim, Sangphill; Diallo, Alahassane)

2007        “The BuyBack Option on Leased Assets:  Economic Value or Mere Deal Sweetener?”(with A. Diallo and A Tessema) Annual Meeting of the Association for Global Business, Washington, DC, Nov. 2007.