David Koo

David Koo

Assistant Professor of Accountancy

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Contact

215 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-2953

davidkoo@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2013
  • Masters of Accountancy, University of Georgia, 2008
  • Bachelor of Economics, Korea University, 2001

Positions Held

  • Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013 to present
  • Associate Analyst, Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation (KDIC), 2004-2006
  • Lead Cost Accounting Officer, Korea Army Finance and Accounting Corps (KAFAC), 2001-2004
  • Associate Auditor, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), 2000-2001

Recent Publications

  • Koo, D., & Lee, D. (2018). Influential Chief Marketing Officers and Management Revenue Forecasts. The Accounting Review, 93 (4), 253-281.
  • Baginski, S., Campbell, J., Hinson, L., & Koo, D. (2018). Do Career Concerns Affect the Delay of Bad News Disclosure? The Accounting Review, 93 (2), 61-95.
  • Koo, D., Wu, J., & Yeung, P. (2017). Earnings Attribution and Information Transfers. Contemporary Accounting Research, 34 (3), 1547-1579.
  • Koo, D., Ramalingegowda, S., & Yu, Y. (2017). The Effect of Financial Reporting Quality on Corporate Dividend Policy. Review of Accounting Studies, 22 (2), 753-790.  link >

Other Publications

Honors and Awards

  • Head's Award for Excellence in Accountancy Education Department of Accountancy, 2018
  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015,2016,2017

Teaching Interests

Financial Accounting, Cost/Managerial Accounting, Internal Control Systems

Research Interests

Corporate Voluntary Disclosure; Financial Reporting Quality; Archival Auditing

Courses

  • Accounting Control Systems (ACCY 304) Broad perspective on accounting and control that considers attainment of all goals of an organization, including those concerned with financial objectives. Topics include the conceptual foundations of control and application of practical, analytical tools to the evaluation of an organization's control environment. Cases, class discussion and field research projects emphasize independent thinking, group processes, and communication.

Contact

215 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-2953

davidkoo@illinois.edu

Google Scholar