Doh-Khul Kim

Professor of Economics and Finance


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Doh-Khul Kim, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Economics and Finance. His specialties are Corporate Finance, Investment and Portfolio Analysis, International Finance, and Applied Macroeconomics. He has been serving as a department chair since 2012.

Prior to joining the North Central College in 2008, he taught at Mississippi State University (Meridian Campus) for seven years as an Assistant and Associate Professor. He has published numerous papers in peer reviewed journals in economics and finance such as Atlantic Economic Journal, International Advances in Economic Research, Applied Economics Letters, and Journal of Business and Economic Studies.

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Selected Scholarship

"Inflation and Equity Market: Sectoral-Level Analyses" (with Sung No), Journal of Business and Economic Studies, forthcoming

"The Effectiveness of Commodities in Hedging Inflation-Is It Still Valid during Low Inflationary Period?" (with Eric McKee), Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives, 39(2), Fall/Winter 2012, pp. 7-25.

"Research on Economic Characteristics in Housing Markets of Three Southern States", Journal of Business and Economic Studies, 17(2), Fall 2011, pp. 35-46.

"Monetary Policy and Housing Markets in the U.S. – Regional-Level Analyses", Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives, 38(1), Spring/Summer 2011, pp. 61-72. 

"Re-examining the Cost Channel of Monetary Transmission" (with William D. Lastrapes), Applied Economics Letters, 14(10), August 2007, pp. 725-30. 

Courses Taught

Corporate Finance and Financial Management

International Finance and Economics

Investment and Portfolio Analysis