Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Faculty and Staff

Hae mi (Amy) Choi

Title/s: Assistant Professor

Office #: Schreiber 821

Phone: 312.915.6320

E-mail: hchoi2@luc.edu

External Webpage: https://sites.google.com/site/haemipersonalwebsite/


 Teaching Experience:

  •  Instructor, Graduate Course, Applied Econometrics (Avg. Student Evaluation: 4.6), 2012-present
  •  Instructor, Undergraduate Course, Business Finance (Avg. Student Evaluation:4.4), 2011-present
  •  Sole Instructor, Undergraduate Course, Business Finance, University of Washington
  •  Teaching Fellow, Undergraduate Course, Statistics, Harvard University


  • PhD Finance, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 2006-2011
  • MS Business Administration, University of Washington, Seattle, Washingtion, 2006-2011
  • AM Statistics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2003-2005
  • BBA Business Administration, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 1998-2003
  • BA Applied Statistics, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 1998-2003
  • Passed the CPA Examination in the State of California, 2001
  • International Student Exchange Program (ISEP), Dean's List, Indiana State University,Terre Haute, Indiana, 1999-2000

Research Interests

  • Macroeconomic Conditions and Capital Markets
  • Empirical Asset Pricing
  • Corporate Governance
  • Analysts’ Forecasts
  • Public Finance and Municipal Bond Markets


  • Loyola University Quinlan School of Business Research Grant 2012, 2013
  • Loyola University Summer Research Grant, 2012
  • Selected participant in the FMA Doctoral Student Consortium, 2010
  • Awarded the McCabe Doctoral Fellowship (one-year) from the Foster School of Business, 2010
  • Recipient of the American Finance Association Student Travel Grant, 2010
  • Awarded the Global Business Center Summer Fellowship for doctoral dissertation research, 2009
  • Awarded the D.K. Scholarship from the Department of Economics at Yonsei University based on Merit, 2002
  • Awarded Academic Scholarships and Honors Awards from Yonsei University, 1998-2002

Selected Publications

Working Papers:

Changes in Analysts’ Incentives Under Uncertainty, scheduled to present at the 2013 FMA meetings

Market Uncertainty and the Informativeness of Earnings Announcements, scheduled to present at the 2013 AAA meetings, under review

Enforcement Waves and Spillover Effects, with Jonathan Karpoff, and Xiaoxia Lou

Public Sector Unions and Debt, with Atsushi Chino and Edward Rice, scheduled to present at the Municipal Bond Market Conference 2013

When Good News is Not So Good: Economy-wide Uncertainty and Stock Returns, presented at the 2012 FMA meetings, under review


Time-varying Post Earnings Announcement Drift

Why Does the Earnings Announcement Premium Differ Across Time?, with Dora Altschuler