S. Katie Moon



   •    Ph.D. Finance, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, Expected May 2012

   •    M.S. Financial Engineering, Peter F. Drucker School of Management, Claremont Graduate University, 2006

   •    M.S. Computer Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, 2004

   •    B.S. Electrical Engineering, Seoul National University, 2001

Research Interests

Empirical and Theoretical Corporate Finance

Corporate Investment, Restructuring, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Capital Structure

Working Papers

   •    “Outsourcing and Firm Financial Structure” (Job market paper)

   •    “What If the Firm Does Not Diversify? Self-Selection Free Bayesian Approach”


   •    “Outsourcing and Firm Risk-Return”

   •    “Outsourcing and CEO Compensation”

   •    “Buy a Whole Firm or Purchase Assets? Evidence from Targets’ Tax Attributes”

   •    “The Difference in Growth Option Exercises by Industry Uncertainty and Firm Size”


BMGT 444: Futures and Options Contracts (undergraduate elective), University of Maryland


Ph.D Candidate in Finance

Robert H. Smith School of Business
University of Maryland

kmoon at rhsmith dot umd dot edu

3330 Van Munching Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Curriculum Vitae