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Prof. Chul W. Park

Prof. Chul W. Park




About Prof. Chul W. Park


Prof. Chul W. Park, PhD, CPA is a professor of accounting at the School of Business in the University of Hong Kong (HKU). He received his Ph.D. at Washington University in St. Louis in 1994. Prior to joining HKU, he served as a professor of accounting at Sungkyunkwan University, Yonsei University, and The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Professor Park has research interests in financial accounting and capital markets, which focus on voluntary disclosures, earnings management, and CEO performance evaluation and corporate governance and is recognized as one of the leading experts in these research areas. His papers are widely cited in cutting-edge research in the fields of accounting, finance, and economics, and appear in the world’s leading journals including Journal of Accounting and Economics, The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies and Journal of Corporate Finance.

Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • PhD, Washington University in St. Louis
  • MA, University of California at Davis
  • MS, Seoul National University
  • BBA, Yonsei University
  • CPA (USA and Korea)


  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Valuation
  • Doctoral Accounting Seminar

Research Interests

  • Capital markets
  • Voluntary disclosures
  • Earnings management
  • CEO performance evaluation
  • Corporate governance

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