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Ji Woo Ryou, Ph.D.

304-293-7858jiwoo.ryou@mail.wvu.edu311Business and Economics Building

Accounting

Ji Woo Ryou, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Expertise

Jiwoo Ryou is an assistant professor of accounting at the Chambers College of Business and Economics.His primary research interest includes Investment, Disclosure, Patent, Product Market Dynamic, and Credit Default Swaps. His research has appeared in The Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Corporate Finance, and Journal of Banking & Finance. Professor Ryou teaches financial accounting courses and Archival Accounting Research seminar. 

Education

PhD in Business Administration with a focus in Accounting from the University of Memphis and his MS in Accounting from Oklahoma State University.

Honors Awards

He was awarded the European Financial Management Association Best Paper Award in 2017 and the Best Paper Award from the 7th World Business Ethics Forum in 2019.

Recent Publications

Ryou, J.W. with Hong, H.A., and Srivastava, A. 2021. Lender Monitoring and the Efficacy of Managerial Risk-Taking Incentives. The Accounting Review 96(4): 315-339

[Winner of the European Financial Management Association Best Paper Award, 2017]

Ryou, J.W. with Hong, H.A., and Srivastava, A. 2021. Financial statement comparability and the harmonization of corporate tax strategies. European Accounting Review Forthcoming

Ryou, J.W. with Chen, Z., Hong, H.A., Kim. J.B. 2021. Information Processing Costs and Corporate Tax Aggressiveness: Evidence from the SEC's XBRL Mandate. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 40(2): 1068822

Ryou, J.W. with Griffin, P.A., Hong, H.A., Liu. Y. 2021. The dark side of CEO social capital: Evidence from real earnings management and future operating performance. Journal of Corporate Finance 68: 101920

Ryou, J.W. with Kim, I., and Yang, Y. 2020. The Color of Shareholders' Money: Institutional Shareholders' Political Values and Corporate Environmental Disclosure. Journal of Corporate Finance 64: 101704

Ryou, J.W. with Brook, M., Stephanie, H., and Njoroge, P. 2020. Does the Presence of Highly Compensated General Counsel Affect Audit Quality and Auditor Retention?. Accounting Horizons 34 (3): 39-59

Ryou, J.W. with Hong, H.A. and Lobo, G.J. 2019. Financial Market Development and Firm Investment in Tax Avoidance: Evidence from Credit Default Swap Market. Journal of Banking & Finance 107: 105608 Ryou, J.W. with Griffin, P.A. and Hong, H.A. 2018. Corporate innovative efficiency: Evidence of effects on credit ratings. Journal of Corporate Finance 51: 352-373.

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