Leming Lin
Associate Professor of Business Administration


346 Mervis Hall
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Leming Lin joined the Katz Graduate School of Business in 2014. His research interests include financial institutions, corporate finance, housing market, and macro finance. His research has been published in leading finance journals including Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Management Science. Leming received his PhD from the University of Florida. Leming also holds a Master in Finance from Singapore Management University, and BS in Economics from Harbin Institute of Technology of China.

Courses Recently Taught


BUSFIN 1321 Investment Management


BFIN 3000 Finance Fundamentals

Recent Publications

Bank Deposits and the Stock Market, Review of Financial Studies, 33 (6), 2622–2658, 2020

Property Rights Institutions, Foreign Investment, and the Valuation of Multinational Firms, (with A. Mihov, L. Sanz, and D. Stoyanova) Journal of Financial Economics, 134(1): 214-235, 2019

Collateral and the Choice between Bank Debt and Public Debt, Management Science, 62(1): 111-127, 2016

Do Personal Taxes Affect Capital Structure: Evidence from the 2003 Tax Cut (first author, with M. Flannery) Journal of Financial Economics, 109(2), 549-565, 2013

Acquisitions Driven by Stock Overvaluation: Are They Good Deals? (with F. Fu and M. Officer) Journal of Financial Economics, 109(1), 24-39, 2013

Recent Working Papers

Depositing Corporate Payout

Housing Booms and Bank Growth, with Mark Flannery and Lucy Wang

Real Effects of Markets on Politics: Evidence from U.S. Presidential Elections, with Alan Crane and Andy Koch

Economic Policy Uncertainty and Multinational Companies, with A. Mihov and L. Sanz