George Mason UniversitySchool of Business
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Koo, David

Focus:Research Focused Faculty
Academic Unit:Accounting
Positions:Assistant Professor
Office Location:Enterprise Hall 110
Office Hours:Tuesday/Thursday 9:00 - 10:15am
Research Interests:
  • Interation between Managerial Accounting and Financial Reporting/Disclosure
  • Economic Effects of Corporate Reporting and Disclosure
  • Information Transfer of Financial and Accounting Information

Dr. David Koo is an assistant professor of Accounting in the School of Business at George Mason University. Prior to joining Mason in Fall 2021, he served on the faculties of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Prior to his academic career, Dr. Koo worked as an accounting and financial professional at Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation, Korea Army Finance & Accounting Corps, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. His teaching expertise includes managerial and financial accounting, and data analytics. He currently teaches Intermediate Accounting and Cost/Managerial Accounting courses. Past courses include Accounting Control Systems and Data Analytics in Management Accounting.

Research and Awards:
  • “Do Career Concerns Affect the Delay of Bad News Disclosure?” (coauthored with S. Baginski, J. Campbell, and L. Hinson), The Accounting Review, 2018.
  • “Influential Chief Marketing Officers and Management Revenue Forecasts” (coauthored with D. Lee), The Accounting Review, 2018.
  • “The Effect of Financial Reporting Quality on Corporate Dividend Policy” (coauthored with S. Ramalingegowda and Y. Yu), Review of Accounting Studies, 2017.
  • “Earnings Attribution and Information Transfers” (coauthored with J. Wu, and E. Yeung), Contemporary Accounting Research, 2017.