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Dr. Tao LIN


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Dr. Tao LIN

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Dr. Tao LIN received her Ph.D in Finance from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University in 2003, with her dissertation on “Overconfidence and Asset Prices”.  She joined the School of Economics and Finance at The University of Hong Kong in 2003.

Tao’s research interests are in market microstructure, behavioral finance, and continuous time finance.  She has been serving as the School’s Course Coordinator for Corporate Finance since 2012, and Faculty Academic Advisor Coordinator since 2015.

Areas of Interest

  • Market Microstructure
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Continuous Time Finance


  • Ph.D., Duke University

Awards and Honors

  • James B. Duke Fellowship, Duke University 1998-2002
  • Member of Society of Duke Fellows (SDF) 1998-2003
  • Fuqua School of Business Fellowship, Duke University 1998-2003
  • American Finance Association Ph.D. Student Travel Award 2002
  • University of Colorado Fellowship 1997

Selected Publications

  • "The Impact of BREXIT on Global Economy,"
    (Joint with Kun Jiang), Compass, September 2016
  • "Gravity Payments: Minimum Wage is a Heavy Load,"
    (Joint with Tim Summers), Asia Case Research Center, June 2016 

Working Papers

  • "Strategic Investors’ Investment Behavior,"
    (Joint with Zhuming Chen and Can Chen), 2016.
  • "Aftermarket Trading, Liquidity, and the Pricing of IPOs,"
    (Joint with Lei Yu and Xianming Zhou), 2008.
  • "Market Valuation and Target Horizon in Mergers & Acquisition,"
    (Joint with Liyan Miao), 2007.
  • "Under- and Over- Reaction from Relative and Aggregate Overconfidence," 2004.
  • "Continuous Speculation with Overconfident Competitors,"
    (with Albert S. Kyle), 2004.
  • "Continuous Trading with Heterogeneous Beliefs and No Noise Trading,"
    (with Albert S. Kyle), 2002.


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Tel. (852) 2241 5935

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