Texas Tech University

Raymond Kim

Ph.D. Student

Email: raymond.kim@ttu.edu

Office Hours: By Appointment

Room Number: W361

Education: Ph.D. Finance Student, Texas Tech University; graduate coursework at University of Chicago; MBA, UCLA Anderson School of Management; BA, University of California at Berkeley 

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Raymond Kim

About Raymond

Raymond Kim is a second year Ph.D. student in Finance at the Rawls College of Business. Prior to his Ph.D. studies, Raymond was a "tech IPO" investment banker at JP Morgan in San Francisco during the NASDAQ boom, an algorithmic derivatives trader at Virtu Financial, a CDO associate at Cantor Fitzgerald, a global macro strategist at a hedge fund spin-off of Omega Advisors, and an Analyst at Mirae Asset in Korea covering petrochemicals, transportation, and macro strategy. His research interests includes banking (IB and commercial), systemic risk, sell side vs. buy side, macro-finance, corporate finance valuations, monetary policy, and rates.

Current Research

  • Too Big to Lend? The "Invisible Hand" in Banking (Best Paper in Financial Markets and Institutions, Semifinalist - Presenting at FMA 2016 Las Vegas) 
  • Bank Types Matter: Heterogeneous Models of Hedging (Working Paper) 

Awards and Honors

  • Emerging Scholar Scholarship Recipient, Community Banking Research Conference at The St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank 2016