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Prof. Ji-Chai LIN
  • Christina Lee Professor in Accounting and Finance
  • Chair Professor of Finance
  • Associate Head (Research)
University of Iowa
3400 8454
2330 9845
Research Area:
Finance & Financial Services

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
  • Investments
  • Corporate Finance
  • Market Microstructure
  • Investor Behavior

Professor Ji-Chai Lin is Chair Professor of Finance at Hong Kong PolyU. Before joining PolyU in January 2015, he was the holder of Lloyd F. Collette Endowed Chair of Financial Services and Professor of Finance at LSU. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in 1988. Professor Lin has given lectures at universities in the U.S., U.K., Finland, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, and won awards in teaching and research. He is an Associate Editor of Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies and Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies, and on the advisory board of Annals of Financial Economics and the editorial board of Journal of Financial Studies.

Professor Lin has published his research in the prestigious academic journals in the finance discipline, including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Corporate Finance, Financial Management, Journal of Financial Markets, and Journal of Banking and Finance. He has a broad range of research interests, particularly in Investments, Corporate Finance, Market Microstructure, Investor Behavior, Market Efficiency, and Analyst Recommendations.

"The R&D premium and Takeover Risk" with Yanzhi Wang. The Accounting Review, Vol. 91, No. 3, pp. 955-971. (May 2016)