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Bo is a senior lecturer in financial accounting. Her research interests lie in areas of financial reporting, corporate finance and corporate governance. Her main research theme is the impact of information asymmetry and financial reporting on the capital market. Her recent papers have been published in high quality international journals including Contemporary Accounting Research and Corporate Governance: An International Review. She also has served as an academic reviewer for Corporate Governance: An International Review, Accounting and Finance, and Journal of Business Research.

Since she joined the University of Newcastle in 2009, Bo has been teaching intermediate financial accounting and introductory accounting courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.



  • PhD, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 30/01/2009
  • Master of Science, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 20/02/2004
  • Bachelor of Science, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 15/02/2002


Research keywords

  • Corporate Governance
  • Earnings Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Voluntary Disclosure

Research expertise

Financial reportiing, Earnings Management, Corporate governance & Corporate Social Responsibility.


  • English
  • Korean

Fields of Research

150199Accounting, Auditing And Accountability Not Elsewhere Classified40
150299Banking, Finance And Investment Not Elsewhere Classified40
140299Applied Economics Not Elsewhere Classified20


Bo has been involved in a number of collaborative research projects and successfully received several research grants. She has been working with academics both within and outside Australia from various leading international research institutions as her research topics not necessarily confined to the Australian market but also examine other developed and developing markets, such as the US and Korea.


Teaching keywords

  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Management


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Journal article (6 outputs)

2015Choi B, Jung K, Lee D, 'Trading Behavior Prior to Public Release of Analyst Reports: Evidence from Korea', Contemporary Accounting Research, (2015)
2014Choi Bobae, Kang J, Lee D, 'Determinants and market implications of differentiated dividends in Korea', International Journal of Managerial Finance, 10 453-469 (2014) [C1]
2013Choi BB, Lee D, Park Y, 'Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Governance and Earnings Quality: Evidence from Korea', CORPORATE GOVERNANCE-AN INTERNATIONAL REVIEW, 21 447-467 (2013) [C1]
2013Choi BB, Lee D, Psaros J, 'An analysis of Australian company carbon emission disclosures', Pacific Accounting Review, 25 58-79 (2013) [C1]
2010Sohn W, Choi BB, 'An equity market perspective on the Korean financial crisis', Global Economic Review, 39 83-90 (2010) [C1]
2008Choi BB, Jung K, 'Analyst Following, Institutional Investors and Pricing of Future Earnings: Evidence from Korea', Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting, 19 261-286 (2008) [C1]
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Conference (2 outputs)

2009Choi BB, Lee D, Jung K, 'Trading behavior before the public release of analysts' reports', Asian Finance Association 2009 International Conference: Conference Program, Brisbane, QLD (2009) [E1]

Co-authors: DOOWON LEE

2009Choi BB, Kang J, Lee D, 'Catering incentives and differentiated dividend in Korea', Journal of Corporate Finance Special Conference on Emerging Markets, Beijing, China (2009) [E1]

Co-authors: DOOWON LEE


Grants and Funding


Number of grants2
Total funding$9,793

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2010 (1 grants)

An Assessment of the Quality and Market Implications of Carbon Emission Disclosure by Australian Listed Public Companies$4,793
Funding Body: Accounting & Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Ltd

Project Team
Doctor Bobae Choi, Doctor Doowon Lee, Professor Jim Psaros
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish

2009 (1 grants)

A Compilation and Assessment of the Carbon Emission Disclosures of Australian Listed Public Companies$5,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Bobae Choi
New Staff GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish

Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions0

No Supervisions.


Dr Bo Bae (Bobae) Choi

Work Phone(02) 4921 5011
Fax(02) 4921 7398
PositionSenior Lecturer - Accounting
Newcastle Business School
Faculty of Business and Law
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaAccounting and Finance
Social Sciences Building,
Callaghan University Drive Callaghan NSW 2308 Australia
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308