kim2Associate Professor
Economics & Finance

Mandeville Room 6


Ph.D., Finance, Baruch College, City University of New York, 1992
M.A., Economics, Yale University, 1985
M.S. Certificate in Economics, M.I.T., 1982
M.B.A., Business Administration, Seoul National University, 1981
B.A., Economics and Sociology, Seoul National University, 1978

Professor Gew-rae Kim earned a B.S. and M.B.A. at Seoul National University in the early 1980s. After pursing coursework at Yale and MIT, he earned the Ph.D. in Finance at City University of New York. He joined the University’s School of Business in 1993. Kim specializes in financial modeling, corporate finance, and financial institutions, focusing primarily on investments, derivatives, and options. Kim co-authored a paper on the volatility of markets with Nobel-prize winning economist Harry Markowitz. His teaching talents have been often recognized at the university. He also contribute columns at daily newspapers regularly.


CAIS 101: Business Statistics
CAIS 102: Applied Business Statistics
STAT 400: Statistical Decision Theory 

Financial engineering including investments, financial modeling, arbitrage portfolio managements, trading and hedging strategies and derivatives

Research Interests

The Service Award by University of Bridgeport, Dec. 2007
The Service Award by University of Bridgeport, Dec. 2002
The Distinguished Professor of the Year award by University of Bridgeport, 1999-2000
Special Gold Award for Best Professor by University of Bridgeport Alumni Association, Jan. 1998
Best Professor Award in 1998, 1995 by the Parents and Students Association of University of Bridgeport