Young Hoon Kim

George Mason University Costello College of Business Faculty Young Hoon Kim
Titles and Organizations

Assistant Professor, Accounting

Contact Information

Office Location: Enterprise Hall 237
Office Hours: By appointment


Young Kim joined the accounting faculty at Mason in 2020 after completing his PhD at Texas A&M University. He holds a bachelor's degree from Korea University and a master's degree from The University of Texas at Austin. Before coming to academics, he worked as an auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers in South Korea and in Houston. His main research interests include global audit networks, audit regulations, and auditor demand.  He currently teaches Auditing.

Research and Awards


  • "The demand for internal auditors following accounting and operational failures" (coauthored with Matt Ege and Dechun Wang) The Accounting Review, 2023.
  • “Do PCAOB inspections of foreign auditors improve global financial reporting comparability?” (coauthored with Matt Ege and Dechun Wang) Contemporary Accounting Research, 2021.
  • "Do global audit firm networks apply consistent audit methodologies across jurisdictions: Evidence from financial reporting comparability" (coauthored with Matt Ege and Dechun Wang) The Accounting Review, 2020.


  • Outstanding Professor in Major 2022-2023
  • Outstanding Professor in Major 2021-2022

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