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Jong Park


Accounting
Old Dominion University
United States Virgin Islands

Biography

Professor Park received his PhD in Accounting from Carnegie Mellon University. He taught accounting in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Carnegie Mellon University before he joined the faculty at ODU in 2010. He conducts empirical archival research on issues concerning causes and consequences of financial reporting quality in capital market, financial contracts, and firm operation. Specifically, research by Professor Park concentrates on corporate disclosure, managerial fixed effect on financial reporting, the role of accounting and auditing in debt financing and M&A, and corporate governance. His work is published in Journal of Accounting and Economics, Contemporary Accounting Research, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Accounting and Finance, Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics, Managerial and Decision Economics, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, and Economics Letters. Professor Park’s teaching interests include financial accounting and financial statement analysis. Dr. Park received the Most Inspiring Faculty Award (2012) and the Shining Star Award (2015) for his teaching excellence. He is a member of the the American Accounting Association and a president of Korean American Accounting Professors Association (KAAPA).

Research Interest

Causes and consequences of financial reporting quality in capital market, financial contracts, and firm operation, role of Accounting and Auditing in Debt Financing, M&A, Value of Cash, Cost Management, and Corporate Governance, Managerial Fixed Effect on Financial Reporting, Corporate Disclosure

Publications

  • Kim, J., Lee, J. J., and Park, J. C. (2015). Audit Quality and the Market Value of Cash Holdings: The Case of Office-Level Auditor Industry Specialization. AUDITING: A Journal of Practice & Theory, 34 (2), (pp. 27-57).

  • Lee, M., Kang, M., Lee, H., and Park, J. C. (2016). Related-party transactions and financial statement comparability: evidence from South Korea. Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting & Economics, 23 (2), (pp. 224-252).

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