Jongmoo Jay Choi

Jongmoo Jay Choi

  • Fox School of Business and Management

    • Finance

      • Laura H. Carnell Professor


Dr. Jongmoo Jay Choi is Laura H. Carnell Professor of Finance and International Business at Temple University. He is the Ph.D. Director in International Business, a former Chair of Finance Department, and a member of the University International Advisory Council. He teaches international finance and corporate finance. He is a recipient of the Musser Award for Excellence in Leadership, and has been inducted to the Research Roundtable. Previously, he was on the faculty of Columbia Business School, an international economist at J.P. Morgan Chase, and a visiting faculty at KAIST, Yonsei, IUJ, Rikkyo, U. Sydney, Wharton, and others around the world. As an author of over hundred articles, books and presentations, he is an internationally renowned scholar in international financial management, global corporate governance and finance, corporate risk and capital markets, and Asian business and multinational firms. He is the founding editor of International Finance Review, and an editor of Journal of Economics and Business, and on several editorial boards. He is Eminent Scholar and former President of Korea-America Finance Association, and a board member at Philip Jaisohn Memorial Foundation; has been a consultant to Bank of Korea, City of New York, Campbell Soup, Yamaichi Securities, and others. He has a BBA from Seoul National University and an MBA and a Ph.D. from New York University. His biography is listed in Marquis Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, and others.

Research Interests

  • Corporate governance and finance
  • International finance, risk and investment
  • Economics and strategy of MNCs
  • Asian business and finance

Courses Taught




FIN 3551

International Finance


IB 3551

International Finance


BA 9212

Seminar in Global Finance and Governance


Selected Publications


  • Choi, J., Ju, M., Trigeorgis, L., & Zhang, X. (2021). Outsourcing flexibility under financial constraints. Journal of Corporate Finance, 67. doi: 10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2021.101890.

  • Choi, J., Genc, O., & Ju, M. (2020). Is an M&A self-dealing? Evidence on international and domestic acquisitions and CEO compensation. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 47(9-10), 1290-1315. doi: 10.1111/jbfa.12480.

  • Choi, J. & Ozkan, B. (2019). Innovation and disruption: Industry practices and conceptual bases. In International Finance Review, 20 (pp. 3-13). doi: 10.1108/S1569-376720190000020003.

  • Choi, J.J. & Ozkan, B. (2019). Disruptive Innovation in Business and Finance in the Digital World. Emerald Publishing Limited.

  • Choi, J., Jo, H., Kim, J., & Kim, M. (2018). Business Groups and Corporate Social Responsibility. Journal of Business Ethics, 153(4), 931-954. doi: 10.1007/s10551-018-3916-0.

  • Choi, J., Ju, M., Kotabe, M., Trigeorgis, L., & Zhang, X. (2018). Flexibility as firm value driver: Evidence from offshore outsourcing. Global Strategy Journal, 8(2), 351-376. doi: 10.1002/gsj.1181.

  • Karaca-Mandic, P., Feldman, R., & Graven, P. The Role of Agents and Brokers in the Market for Health Insurance. In Wiley. doi: 10.1111/jori.12139.

  • Choi, J. (2017). What does it take to become a developed country: An institutional approach. Financial News (Korean).