Faculty Member

Prof. Tse-Chun Lin

Job Title

Area Head of Finance

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 has been publishing his research in leading academic journals such as American Economic Review, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Accounting and Economics Management Science, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Review of Finance, etc. His research has also been featured in The Economist, WSJ, Bloomberg, and Investopedia etc.

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

Research Interest
Behavioral Finance
Empirical Asset Pricing
Financial Market

Selected Publications
The Disutility of Stock Market Losses: Evidence from Domestic Violence
Review of Financial Studies, forthcoming.
(with Vesa Pursiainen)
Psychological Barrier and Cross-Firm Return Predictability
Journal of Financial Economics, 2021, Volume 142, Issue 1, Pages 338–356.
(with Shiyang Huang and Hong Xiang)
Risk-neutral Skewness, Informed Trading, and the Cross-section of Stock Returns
Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2021, Volume 56, Issue 5, Pages 1713–1737.
(with Tarun Chordia and Vincent Xiang)
“Does Short Selling Threat Discipline Managers in Mergers and Acquisitions Decisions?”
(with Eric C. Chang and Xiaorong Ma) Journal of Accounting and Economics, 2019, Volume 68, Issue 1, Article 101223.
“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.