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