KJ Koo, Ph.D.

KJ Koo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Accounting, Accounting, MBA, and MPAcc programs
Office Phone
Office Location
221 Burke
ERIE PA 16563
Research Interests

Innovation, Corporate Social Responsibility, performance measurement, incentive compensation, strategic cost behavior, corporate governance, business ecosystem, and family firms.


Do not Change Horses: Specialist CEOs and Innovation, Technology Analysis & Strategic Management - January 21, 2019

Do Lucky CEOs Hurt Innovation?, Applied Economics Letters - July, 2018
Collaborator: Wonyong Kim, Co-Author

Powerful CEOs and Opacity., Applied Economics Letters - July, 2018
Collaborator: Jonghwan(Simon) Kim, Co-Author

Are Founder CEOs effective innovators?, Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies - June, 2018
Collaborator: JongHwan Kim, Secondary Author

The Effects of CEO Power on Firm Value: Evidence from the Financial Crisis of 2008, Accounting and Finance Research - September, 2015

Financial Restatements, Information Asymmetry, and Market Liquidity, Accounting and Finance Research - July, 2014
Collaborator: Daewon Kim, Co-Author


Ph D, Accounting, Drexel University

MA, Economics, State University of New York at Buffalo

BS, Applied Math, University of Arizona