Dean of New-huadu Business School




Lin,Lin: He specializes in corporate finance and strategy. He was an investment strategist in a London-based conglomerate company in charge of cross-border merger and acquisition (M&A) projects between Europe and Asia, and then the dean of the College of Management, National Chi Nan University (Taiwan). He was also awarded as one of Top Talents with Outstanding Achievements by the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan for many years. He is active in various local/international leading academic societies as director, and international journals as editors. He has been appointed as a Distinguished Professor of Minjiang Scholar in 2018 (The Highest in the Scholar Ranking System in Fujian Province) and is the only one Distinguished Professor of Business Administration in this award scheme.

Biographical details

Dr. Lin Lin specializes in corporate finance and strategy. Before graduating from the University of London (U.K.), he started to work as an investment strategist in a London-based conglomerate company in charge of cross-border merger and acquisition (M&A) projects between Europe and Asia. He then joint Temima Group in the millennium for the development of investment banking business as a financier and venture capitalist. Due to family reasons, Dr. Lin decided to return home and taught at the National Chi Nan University, at the same time continuing the corporate consultancy businesses in Taiwan and China. He became an associate professor and appointed to be the chairperson of the Department of Banking and Finance in 2005, then got full professorship and the director of the EMBA programmes in 2009. Dr. Lin has been awarded for his excellence in research & academic performance, and then elected to be the dean of the College of Management, National Chi Nan University (Taiwan) in 2010. He was also awarded as one of Top Talents with Outstanding Achievements by the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan for many years. After finishing his terms of deanship, Dr. Lin chose to work for the Newhuadu Business School of Ming Jiang University (China) as the dean in 2018 to lead a series of “being-better” works. He is still active in various local/international leading academic societies as director, and international journals as editors.

Education and experience

B.A. in Economics, National Taiwan University (Taiwan)
MA. In Accounting and Financial Management, University of Essex (United Kingdom)
Ph.D. in Corporate Finance, University of London (United Kingdom)
 

Main research areas

Corporate Finance, Merger and Acquisition, Investment Banking, Entrepreneurship

Scholarly articles

1.Chetthamrongchai, P., Lin, L., Hsiao, H. F., Huang, Y. L. (2018), Change in Bank Equity Stakes before Merger Completion, Journal of Accounting & Marketing, Vol. 6, N0. 1, pp. 1-11.
2.Lin, C., Kao, K. C., Lin, L., Yang, N. T. (2017), Price Limits and the Value Premium in the Taiwan Stock Market, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal (SSCI, Impact factor 0.938, MOST ATier-2), Vol. 41, pp. 26-45.
3.Lin, L., Hung, P. H., Lin, C. Y. (2018), Stock Traders’ Order Aggressiveness and Investment Performance on the Taiwan Stock, Journal of Financial Studies (TSSCI, EconLit), Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 59-96.
4.Lin, L., Hung, Pi-Hsia, Su, Pei-Jhen (2016), The Role of Outstanding Foundation Awards in Fund Families, Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies (SSCI, Impact factor 0.354, MOST B+), Vol. 46, pp. 87-115..
5.Chou, D.W., Lin, L., Hung, P.H., Lin, C. H. (2017), A revisit to economic exposure of U.S. multinational corporations, North American Journal of Economics and Finance (SSCI, Impact factor = 0.825), Vol. 39, pp. 273-287.
6.Chen, C. M., Lin, L. Chiu, H. H. (2016) ‘Advertising medium effect on tourist satisfaction’, Annals of Tourism Research (SSCI, IF=2.685, 1/68, Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management), Vol. 57, pp. 234-278.
7.Kane, C. M., Lin, S. J., and Lin, L. (2016) ‘The hybrid artificial intelligence model for analyzing the default risk of non-profit financial intermediation’, Journal of Testing and Evaluation (SCI, Impact Factor = 0.45, Rank=14/102 Category: Computer Science), Vol. 44, No.5, pp. 2045-2058.
8.Hao, Y., Chu, H. H., Kao, K. C., Lin, L. (2015), ‘Momentum strategies and investor sentiment in the REIT market’, International Review of Finance (SSCI, Impact Factor = 1.179, MOST B+), Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 41-71.
9.Lin, L., Tai*, V. W., Hsu, C. L., Yang, C. C. (2015) ‘Who Is More Visionary in Mergers: Commercial vs. Investment Banks’, North American Journal of Economics and Finance (SSCI, Impact factor = 0.825), Vol. 35, pp. 133-152. (103-2410-H-260-016-)
10.Hsu, W. C., Lin, L., Li, C. Y. (2014), ‘Forecasting Automobile Sales: The Peña-Box Approach’, Transportation Planning and Technology (SSCI, Impact Factor=0.427), 37(6), 568-580..
11.Lai, Y. H., Lin, L., Tai, V. W. (2014), ‘Financial Distress, Return Volatility, and Hedging’, NTU Management Review (TSSCI), Vol.24, No.S1, pp. 61-96. (NSC-99-2410-H-260-042-)
12.Lai*, Y. H., Tai, V. W. Tai, Lin, L (2014) ‘The Impact of Institutional Ownership on Corporate Hedging’, Review of Securities and Futures Markets (TSSCI) , Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 155-212.
13.Tai*,V. W., Lai, Y. H., Lin, L (2014) ‘Local Institutional Shareholder and Corporate Hedging Policies’, North American Journal of Economics and Finance (SSCI, Impact factor = 0.825), Vol. 28, pp. 287-312. (NSC-99-2410-H-260-042-)
14.Pai, P. F., Hsu, M. F., Lin, L. (2014), ‘Enhancing Decisions with Life Cycle Analysis for Risk Management’, Neural Computing and Applications (SCI. Impact factor = 0.699), 24 (7-8), pp. 1717-1724.
15.Chen, C. M., Chang, K. L., Lin, L. and Lee*, J.L. (2013), ‘Brand switching or reduced consumption? A study of how cigarette taxes affect tobacco consumption’, European Journal of Health Economics (SSCI, Impact Factor=2.096), 15, pp. 991-998.
16.Chen*, C. M., Chang, K. L., Lin, L. and Lee, J.L. (2013), ‘Health Risk Perception and Betel Chewing Behaviour - the Evidence from Taiwan’, Addictive Behaviours (SSCI, Impact Factor=2.021, 35 out of 114 Psychology, Clinical; 7 out of 30 Substance Abuse), 38 (11), pp. 2714-2717.
17.Chen*, C. M., Chang, K. L., and Lin, L. (2013), ‘Re-examining the price sensitivity of demand for cigarettes with quantile regression’, Addictive Behaviours (SSCI, Impact Factor=2.021, 35 out of 114 Psychology, Clinical; 7 out of 30 Substance Abuse), 38 (12), pp. 2801-2804.
18.Lee, J. L., Lin, L., Chen, C. M. (2013), ‘The Price Elasticity of Cigarettes after an Increase in Earmarked Tax’, Taiwan Journal of Public Health (TSSCI), Vol. 32, No. 5, pp. 491-501.
19.Wang, Y., Lin*, L., Kuo, H., Piesse, J. (2010), ‘Detecting Corporate Failure’, Chapter 107 in Handbook of Quantitative Finance and Risk Management, New York: Springer, pp.1593-1606.
20.Yang, S.Y, Lin*, L, Chou, D.W., and Cheng, H.C. (2010), ‘Merger Drivers and the Change of Bidder Shareholders’ Wealth’, Service Industries Journal (SSCI. Impact Factor = 1.017), Vol. 30, No. 6, pp. p851-871.
21.Lin*, L. and Huang, C. Y. (2009), ‘Optimal Size of the Financial Services Industry in Taiwan: A DEA-Option Based Merger Simulation Approach’, Service Industries Journal (SSCI. Impact Factor = 1.017), Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 527-541. (NSC-94-2416-H-260-018)
22.Lin*, L., Yang, S. Y., Doong, S. C., Lin, Y. Y. (2008), ‘Impacts of Earnings Management and Methods of Payment on the Performance of Acquiring Companies around Merger’, Reviews of Securities and Futures Market (TSSCI), Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 103-140. (NSC 95-2416-H-260-013)
23.Chou, D.W, Lin, L., Lin, Y.C., and Wang, Y. (2008), ‘The Sources of Value Premiums -- Fundamental Analysis Approach’, Management Review (TSSCI), Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 103-112.
24.Lin*, L., Kuo, H. C., Lin, Y. L. (2008), ‘Merger and Optimal Number of Firms: An Integrated Simulation Approach’, Applied Economics (SSCI. Impact Factor = 0.522), Vol. 40, No. 18, pp. 2413-2421. (NSC-94-2416-H-260-018)
25.Hu, Y. P., Lin*, L., Kao, J. W. (2008), ‘Time-varying Inter-market Linkage of International Stock Markets’, Applied Economics (SSCI. Impact Factor = 0.522), Vol. 40, No. 19, pp. 2501-2507.
26.Wang, C.A., Lin*, L., Li, M.Y. (2008), ‘“Governance Premium”? Evidences from the Nine Emerging Markets of Asia’, Corporate Ownership and Control, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 6-14.
27.Li*, M. Y. L., Sheu, H. J., Lin, L., and Tang, Y. C. (2007), ‘Market Conditions and Abnormal Returns of IPO – An Empirical Study of Taiwan’s High-tech Companies’, Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies (ECONLIT), Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 51-64 (February).
28.Juan, C.W., Chen, J.C., Lin, H.J., Lin, B.Y.J., Lin, L., Lin, Y.P., Chen, H.C. (2007), “Taiwan’s emergency physician manpower resources and distribution study”, Journal of Emergency Medicine, Vol. 9, No.1, Supplement, S26-S34. (in Chinese)
29.Lin*, L. and Kao, C. M. (2007), ‘Market Response to Corporate Failure and Earnings Management by Acquiring Companies in Stock-for-stock Mergers’, Empirical Economics Letters (ECONLIT), Vol. 6, No. 5, pp. 421-429.
30.Piesse, J., Lee, C. F., Kuo, H. C., and Lin*, L. (2006), ‘Corporate Failure: Definitions, Methods, and Failure Prediction Models’, Chapter 22 in Encyclopaedia of Finance, Massachusetts: Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp.477-490.
31.Piesse, J., Lee, C. F., Lin*, L., and Kuo, H. C. (2006), ‘Merger and Acquisition: Definitions, Motives, and Market Response’, Chapter 27 in Encyclopaedia of Finance, Massachusetts: Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp.541-554.
32.Lin*, L., Yang, S. Y., and Wu, C. Y. (2005), ‘The Impact of ADR on Returns of Underlying Stocks in the Emerging Markets: A Global Perspective’, Empirical Economics Letters (ECONLIT), Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 275-288. (NSC-93-2416-H-260-016)
33.Lin*, L., Piesse, J., Chou, D. W. (2005), ‘Acquiring Firm Characteristics and Stock Market Efficiency: A Case Study Approach’, International Journal of Services Technology and Management (ABI), Vol. 6, No. 6., 576-598. 
34.Tseng*, F. M. and Lin, L. (2005), ‘A Quadratic Interval Logit Model for Forecasting Bankruptcy’, OMEGA (SSCI. Impact Factor = 0.663), Vol. 33, pp.85-91. (NSC-91-2416-H-260-014)
35.Lin*, L., Hu, Y., and Piesse, J. (2005), ‘The Structural Changes of Exchange Rates Around 1997 Asian Crisis: Evidence from Eight Major Asian Countries’, Empirical Economics Letters (ECONLIT), Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 51-60.
36.Thirtle*, C., Lin, L., Holding, J. Jenkins, L., and Piesse, J. (2004), ‘Explaining the Decline in UK Agricultural Productivity Growth’, Journal of Agricultural Economics (SSCI. Impact Factor = 0.587), Vol. 55, No.2, pp. 343-366.
37.Lin, L. and Piesse*, J. (2004), ‘Identification of Corporate Distress in UK Industrials: A Conditional Probability Analysis Approach’, Applied Financial Economics (FLI), Vol. 14(2), 73-82. (NSC-91-2416-H-260-014)
38.Lin*, L. and Piesse, J. (2004), ‘Financial Risk Assessment in Takeover and the Change of Bidder Shareholders’ Wealth’, International Journal of Risk Assessment & Management (ABI), No. 4, Vol. 4, pp. 332-347.
39.Thirtle*, C., Lin, L., Piesse, J. (2003), ‘The Impact of Research-Led Agricultural Productivity Growth on Poverty Reduction in Africa, Asia and Latin America’, World Development (SSCI. Impact Factor: 1.298. ECONLIT), Vol. 31, No. 12, pp. 1959-1975.
40.Irz*, X., Lin, L., Thirtle, C., Wiggins, S. (2001), ‘Agricultural Productivity Growth and Poverty Alleviation’, Development Policy Review (ECONLIT), Vol.19, No.4, pp. 449-466.