Soon Hyeok (Steve) is a Ph.D. candidate in the Nolan School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University’s SC Johnson College of Business. His primary research interests are real estate finance, empirical asset pricing, credit risk, and decentralized finance.
Prior to joining Cornell, Soon Hyeok worked as a market risk analyst for the North America Rates team at J.P. Morgan in New York. He also served in the Republic of Korea Air Force as a logistics and interpreting officer engaging in various U.S.-ROK combined exercises.
Soon Hyeok is a native English and Korean speaker, and he has working proficiency in Japanese and elementary proficiency in French.
Soon Hyeok holds a MA in Economics and MPS in Applied Statistics from Cornell University. He graduated with an AB in Economics (magna cum laude) from Bowdoin College.
Area of Focus
Real Estate Finance
Asset Ownership & Financial Inclusion
Asset Pricing & Bubbles
Credit Risk & Contract Valuation
Decentralized & Blockchain Finance
Real Estate: Principles of Real Estate, Real Estate Development, Digitization
Real Estate Finance: Securitization Modeling in Real Estate, Valuation of Lease
Real Estate Statistics: Big Data in Real Estate, Risk and Statistics in Real Estate
Finance: Asset Pricing, Fixed Income Derivatives, Decentralized Finance