Virginia Tech Pamplin Departments

Jerchern Lin

Jerchern Lin

Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance

Department of Finance
Pamplin College of Business
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Office: Pamplin 2112
Phone: 540-231-5002
Fax:
E-mail: jerchern@vt.edu

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

Teaching Schedule

   

Fall 2017 Office Hours

W 10:00-12:00 PAM 2112

Education

PhD, University of Southern California
MS, New York University
BA, Michigan State University

Teaching

Jerchern Lin currently teaches Fixed Income and Equity Securities.  He previously taught Investments and Fixed Income Securities at the State University of New York at Buffalo.   

Research

Jerchern Lin’s research focuses on investment funds, market anomalies, tail risks, ambiguity, and activism.  His recent research examines how tail risks impact investor behavior and decision-making, explores risk and non-risk based explanations of market-wide anomalies, and investigates the effects of collaboration among activists on firm performance.  His research has been presented in leading academic conferences and published in the Journal of Finance

Professional Affiliations

  • American Finance Association
  • Western Finance Association
  • Financial Management Association
  • Eastern Finance Association
  • Northern Finance Association

Industry Experience

Prior to his doctoral studies and academic appointments at the State University of New York at Buffalo and Virginia Tech, Jerchern Lin also had financial industry experience in Japan, Taiwan, and the U.S.

  • Oriental Securities Corporation, Far Eastern Group – Manager, Structured Derivatives Product Division, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Merrill Lynch Japan – Associate, Debt Derivatives/Swaps Information Technology Group, Tokyo, Japan
  • Momentum Holding Inc. – Business Development Manager, International Sales and Marketing, Hayward, California
  • Zacks Investment Research – International Business Analyst, Chicago, Illinois

Certificates

  • Financial Risk Manager (FRM)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)