MINMO GAHNG

Assistant Professor of Finance

SC Johnson College of Business

Cornell University

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EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Finance (2023)

University of Florida


M.A. in Economics (2017)

Duke University


B.B.A. (2011)

Yonsei University

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Entrepreneurial Finance

Venture Capital

Private Equity

CONTACT

mgahng@cornell.edu

301F Warren Hall

147 Reservoir Ave

Ithaca, NY, 14850


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BIOGRAPHY

Minmo Gahng is an assistant professor of finance at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.  Professor Gahng studies how financial markets can spur entrepreneurship, focusing on the role of venture capital and private equity.  His research has been cited by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and he has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and National Public Radio (NPR). 


PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

SPACs

Review of Financial Studies, 2023, (with Jay R. Ritter and Donghang Zhang)

[ Published Version  |  SSRN (pdf)  |  Coverage:  The Indicator from Planet Money (February 2024), The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (March 2022, April 2021), Wall Street Journal (November 2022, October 2022, May 2022, May 2021), Bloomberg (November 2022, June 2021) ]


WORKING PAPERS

(including scheduled; * : presentation by coauthor)

Create Your Own Valuation

[ SSRN (pdf) ]

Presentations:  Baruch College  |  Cornell University  |  Drexel University  |  Financial Intermediation Research Society (FIRS)  |  Ohio State University  |  Nanyang Technological University  |  Private Equity Research Consortium (PERC) Spring Symposium  |  SFS Cavalcade North America  |  University of Florida  |  University of Houston  |  University of Illinois at Chicago  |  University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign  |  University of Oxford  |  University of Pittsburgh  |  Yonsei University


Selling Private Equity Fees

(with Blake Jackson)

[ SSRN (pdf) ]

Best Paper Award: 14th Annual Private Equity Research Symposium (PERC) 

Presentations:  Western Finance Association (WFA)  London Business School Private Capital Symposium  |  University of Michigan Mitsui Finance Symposium*  |  University of North Carolina Private Equity Research Consortium (PERC)  |  Institute for Private Capital Spring Research Symposium  |  University of Florida*


TEACHING

Cornell University

Corporate Finance (2024 -)

University of Florida

Financial Management (2021 - 2022), Average Instructor Evaluation: 4.95/5.00 (Certificate of Outstanding Achievement)