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Youngsuk Yook


  • Ph.D., Finance, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2006
  • M.A., Statistics, Columbia University, 2001
  • M.A., Economics, State University of New York at Buffalo, 2000
  • B.A., Business Administration, Mathematics Education, Seoul National University, 1999
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2013 - present
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance

    Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland

    2012 - 2013
  • Assistant Professor of Finance

    SKK Graduate School of Business, Sungkyunkwan University

    2006 - 2013
  • Central Bank Research Fellow

    Bank for International Settlements

  • Visiting Scholar

    Sloan School of Business, MIT

  • Policy Uncertainty and Bank Mortgage Credit
    Gazi I. Kara and Youngsuk Yook
    Journal of Money, Credit and Banking (2023)
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2019)
  • Trade Credit, Demand Shocks, and Liquidity Management
    Vojislav Maksimovic and Youngsuk Yook
    Working Papers (SSRN) (2022)
  • Policy Uncertainty and Bank Mortgage Credit
    Gazi I. Kara and Youngsuk Yook
    BIS Working Papers (2019)
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2019)
  • Earnings Management and Corporate Investment Decisions
    Brandon Julio and Youngsuk Yook
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2016)
  • Policy Uncertainty, Irreversibility, and Cross-Border Flows of Capital
    Brandon Julio and Youngsuk Yook
    Journal of International Economics (2016)
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2013)
  • Political Conflict and Foreign Portfolio Investment: Evidence from North Korean Attacks
    Jeffrey R. Gerlach and Youngsuk Yook
    Pacific-Basin Finance Journal (2016)
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2016)
  • Political Uncertainty and Corporate Investment Cycles
    Brandon Julio and Youngsuk Yook
    Journal of Finance (2012)
  • conference


    2021 Bristol Workshop on Banking and Financial Intermediation (discussion), 2020 AEA Conference*, 2020 EEA Conference*, 2020 FMA Conference

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    2016 FIRS Conference, 2016 WFA Conference (discussion), 2016 FMA Conference (presentation & discussion), 2017 European FMA, 2017 CAFM (discussion), 2017 MFA*

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    2016 Becker Friedman Institute and Hoover Institution Conference on Elections, Policymaking, and Economic Uncertainty (discussion), 2014 AEA Conference

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    2014 EFA Conference (discussion), 2013 WFA Conference, 2013 EFA Conference*, 2013 Lisbon Meeting on Institutions and Political Economy*

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    2012 University of Chicago Conference on Policy Uncertainty and its Economic Implications*, 2012 TCFA Best Paper Symposium*, 2012 FMA Conference

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    2012 China International Conference in Finance, 2010 Finance Down Under Conference, 2010 Asian Finance Association International Conference

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    2010 AFA Conference*, 2009 EFA Conference, 2009 Singapore International Conference on Finance, 2009 Paris Spring Corporate Finance Conference*

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    2007 EFA Conference, 2008 China International Conference in Finance*, 2008 Asian Finance/Nippon Finance Association Joint International Conference*

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    2006 FMA Conference (Top-Ten Percent Session), 2006 Korean Association of Futures and Options Conference, 2006 FMA European Conference

    * indicates presentation by co-author

  • 2017

    Midwest Finance Association

    Outstanding Paper Award

  • 2012

    The Chinese Finance Association

    Best Paper Award

  • 2013

    Lisbon Meeting on Institutions and Political Economy

    Best Paper Award

Conference Organization
  • 2009, 2015-2023

    European Finance Association

    Program Committee

  • Accounting Review, Economic Journal, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, European Economic Review, European Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Financial Services Research, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Management Science, Pacific-Asian Finance Journal, Review of Financial Studies
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Last Update: December 1, 2023