Dr. Xiaoji Lin is an associate professor of Finance at the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management. Before joining Minnesota, Dr. Lin taught at London School of Economics and Political Science and the Ohio State University (tenured in 2018). His research fields include asset pricing, corporate finance, and macroeconomics. Dr. Lin has published at leading academic journals including Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Political Economy, and Review of Financial Studies. His doctoral thesis won the Trefftzs award at 2008 Western Finance Association annual meetings.