Youngdeok Lim joined the School of Accounting, UNSW Sydney Business School in 2009. Currently he teaches financial accounting in the undergraduate and postgraduate program. He also has an experience in teaching financial accounting in MBA program at KAIST Business School in Seoul. He was a visiting scholar at Columbia Business School in New York during his sabbatical leave in 2012.
His research interests include conflicts of interest in financial analysts, tax avoidance, shareholder activism, mandatory audit firm rotation policy and supply chain risk management. He has published articles in leading academic journals including Contemporary Accounting Research, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting, Canadian Tax Journal, Australian Tax Forum, Journal of Banking and Finance, European Journal of Marketing. Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Abacus, British Journal of Management, and Korean Accounting Review.
He is a co-editor of eJournal of Tax Research (A-ranked journal) and an associate editor of Managerial Auditing Journal (A-ranked journal). He is also an ARC assessor and an ad hoc referee of a number of journals and conferences, such as Review of Accounting Studies, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Business Ethics, American Accounting Association annual conference, and Accounting & Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand annual conference.
Teaching and Supervision
UNSW Business School profile: https://www.business.unsw.edu.au/our-people/youngdeoklim
Best tax research award in ATTA conference (with John Minas and James Minas), 2023
The Cedric Sandford Medal for the best conference paper at the International Tax Administration Conference (with Ann Kayis-Kumar; Michael Walpole; Jack Noone; Gordon Mackenzie), 2021
Best CSR paper Award at the AFAANZ Conference (with Eunice Khoo and Gary Monroe), 2019
Best Audit Paper Award at the AFAANZ Conference (with Eunice Khoo and Gary Monroe), 2018
Best Tax Paper Award at the AFAANZ Conference (with Rodney Brown and Chris Evans), 2016
Best tax research award in ATTA conference (with John Minas and Chris Evans), 2016
Non-Professorial Research Achievement Awards for outstanding research at UNSW Business School, 2012
Best paper award in Annual Paris Conference on Business and Social Sciences, 2012
Fellowship, Citi-KAIST Finance Sector Talent Development Program, 2008
Best manuscript award, Korean Finance Association, 2007
Best term paper award, Financial news, 2004
· The Income Tax at 100 Years: Is it time to scrap the CGT discount? (with John Minas, Chris Evans, Austaxpolicy, 2016)
· Why an upbeat forecast based on customer satisfaction backfires (with Jiyeon Lee, BusinessThink, 2019)
· Do tax rate changes have an impact on capital gains realisations? Evidence from Australia (with John Minas, Chris Evans, Austaxpolicy, 2019)
· Are we paying too high a price? The cost of managing tax affairs deduction in Australia (with Ann Kayis-Kumar, Chris Evans The Conversation, 2020)
· The impact of full franking credit refundability on corporate tax avoidance (with Rodney Brown, Chris Evans, Austaxpolicy, 2020)