Byungjin Hong

PhD Student, Finance
Byungjin Hong
Contact Information
Email address: 
byungjin.hong [at]

Bronfman Building [Map]
1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 1G5

  • Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University Sep. 2016 to Jun. 2021
    PhD in Management, Specialization in Finance
  • KAIST Business School, Feb. 2013 to Dec. 2015
    PhD in Management Engineering/MS in Financial Engineering – completed MS and moved to McGill
  • Yonsei University, Mar. 2006 to Feb. 2013
    BE in Biomedical Engineering – mandatory military service from Oct. 2009 to Aug. 2011
  • Ohio State University, Jan. 2014 to Apr. 2014
    Visiting Student (Master)
  • California State University, Long Beach, Aug. 2008 to May 2009
    Exchange Student (Undergraduate)
PhD Student
Research areas: 
Asset Pricing
Economic Networks
Market Microstructure
Mutual Funds
Return Predictability
Awards, honours, and fellowships: 

Doctoral Fellowship, McGill University 2016 – Present

Beta Gamma Sigma (Business Honor Society) Member 2014 – Present

Marcel A. Desautels Doctoral Fellowship, McGill University 2016 – 2017

National Bank Financial Group Fellowship, National Bank of Canada 2016 – 2017

Ph.D. Fellowship and Tuition Scholarship, KAIST 2015 – 2016

Highest Honors at Graduation, KAIST 2015

Best Master’s Thesis Award, KAIST 2015

Tuition Scholarship, The Ohio State University 2014

Highest Honors (top 3%), KAIST 2014

Academic Excellence Scholarship, KAIST 2013 – 2014

High Honors (top 7%), KAIST 2013

Highest Honors at Graduation, Yonsei University 2013

Han, Kyung-Bum Scholarship 2012

NURI Scholarship, Yonsei University 2011

NURI Exchange Student Fellowship and Tuition Scholarship, Yonsei University 2009 – 2010

Academic Excellence Scholarship, Yonsei University 2006 – 2008

Highest Honors (top 1%), Yonsei University 2007, 2012

High Honors (top 3%), Yonsei University 2006

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