Youngdeok Lim joined the School of Accounting, UNSW Business School in 2009. Currently he teaches financial accounting in the undergraduate 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, Journal of Banking and Finance, British Journal of Management, eJournal of Tax Research, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, and Korean Accounting Review. He is also an ad hoc referee of a number of journals and conferences, such as Journal of Banking and Finance, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Journal of Business Ethics, Corporate Governance: An International Review, American Accounting Association annual conference, and Accounting & Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand annual conference.