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Professor Emeritus, College of Business Administration, Ajou University

Koo is an financial economist as well as a mathematician. He has a PhD in mathematics from the University of Texas at Austin and a PhD in economics from Princeton University. He has taught at Washington University in St. Louis, US and at POSTECH and Ajou University in Korea. He has been studying portfolio choice models and their implications for asset pricing. He also a practical experience, having founded and managed FISTGlobal, Inc. The company was a leader in risk-management software and consulting company in Korea and has been succeeded by Metanet Fintech, Juro Instruments, and Tria. Koo is currently working on methodological development that help to automatize personal asset management.


  • –present
    Professor Emeritus, Ajou University


  • 1992 
    Princeton University, Economics