Before joining Ohio State, Dr. Xiaoji Lin taught at London School of Economics and Political Science. His research fields include asset pricing and macroeconomics. Dr. Lin has published at leading academic journals includingJournal of Financial Economics and Review of Financial Studies. His doctoral thesis won the Trefftzs award at 2008 Western Finance Association annual meetings.

Areas of Expertise


  • Macroeconomics
  • Theoretical and Empirical Asset Pricing


  • PhD, University of Minnesota
  • MA, Nankai University, China
  • BA, Nankai University, China


Professional Presentations


  • BUSFIN 4221 - Investments

    Skills for valuation and theories and applications of CAPM, APT, and efficient markets; investment options, forwards and futures, interest rate parity, and relevant market regulation. Prereq: 3220, BusMgt 2320, 2321, and BusMHR 2292. Not open to students with credit for 722, 4220 or 4222.