Assistant Professor, Accounting
Office Location: Enterprise Hall 110
Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 - 10:15 a.m.
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 was a faculty member at the 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.
- Interaction between Managerial Accounting and Financial Reporting/Disclosure
- Economic Effects of Corporate Reporting and Disclosure
- Information Transfer of Financial and Accounting Information
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.