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Prof. Tse-Chun LIN

Prof. Tse-Chun LIN



3910 2157
KK 1003
Academic & Professional Qualification
  • Ph.D., University of Amsterdam
  • M.Phil., Tinbergen Institute
  • M.B.A., National Chengchi University
  • B.A., National Taiwan University

Professor Tse-Chun LIN received his Bachelor degree in Economics from National Taiwan University and MBA degree from National Chengchi University. He graduated with an M.Phil. in Economics from Tinbergen Institute in 2006. In 2009, he graduated from the Ph.D. program at University of Amsterdam, and joined The University of Hong Kong as Assistant Professor at Faculty of Business and Economics. He was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2015 and to Professor in 2018.

Professor Tse-Chun Lin’s research areas include empirical asset pricing, empirical corporate finance, and behavioral finance.  He has been publishing his research in leading academic journals such as American Economic Review, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Management Science, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Review of Finance, etc.

Research Interest
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Empirical Asset Pricing
  • Financial Market
Selected Publications
  • "Does Short Selling Threat Discipline Managers in Mergers and Acquisitions Decisions?”
    (with Eric C. Chang and Xiaorong Ma) Journal of Accounting and Economics, forthcoming.
  • "Contractual Managerial Incentives with Stock Price Feedback,"
    (with Qi Liu and Bo Sun) American Economic Review, 2019, Volume 109, No. 7, Pages 2446–2468.
  • "Attention Allocation and Return Co-Movement: Evidence from Repeated Natural Experiments,"
    (with Shiyang Huang and Yulin Huang) Journal of Financial Economics, 2019, Volume 132, Issue 2, Pages 369–383. Featured in Bloomberg.
  • "Why does the Option to Stock Volume Ratio Predict Stock Returns?"
    (with Li Ge and Neil Pearson)  Journal of Financial Economics, 2016, Volume 120, Issue 3, pp. 601–622.
  • "Do Individual Investors Treat Trading as a Fun and Exciting Gambling Activity: Evidence from Repeated Natural Experiments," 
    (with Xiaohui Gao) Review of Financial Studies, 2015, Volume 28, Issue 7, pp. 2128–2166. Featured in Investopedia.
  • "Cognitive Limitation and Investment Performance: Evidence from Limit Order Clustering,"
    (with Wei-Yu Kuo and Jing Zhao) Review of Financial Studies, 2015, Volume 28, Issue 3, pp. 838–875.