J. Barry Lin

Associate Professor

Phone: 617-521-3845
Fax: 617-521-3880
Office: M-429
Email:


Education

Ph.D., Baruch College at CUNY

Bio

Dr. Lin is an Associate Professor in Finance at Simmons School of Management in Boston. He earned his Ph.D. in Finance from Baruch College, City University of New York in 1995. Dr. Lin has been awarded several teaching awards from Husson College, the University of Texas at El Paso, and the University of South Florida—Sarasota.

Dr. Lin's research focuses on international finance, corporate finance, and risk management. He has published numerous articles in academic journals such as the Journal of Banking and Finance, Financial Management, Financial Analyst Journal, Review of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial Education, Journal of Financial and Economic Practices, Global Business and Finance Review, and Multinational Business Review.

Publications

  • "Self-Selection Bias and Financing Costs--A Unified Analysis on Financing Choices and Offering Costs" joint paper with Dr. Bingsheng Yi, and Dr. Chia-Wei Chen accepted by Journal of International Finance and Economics.
  • "Two Faces of Busy Outside Directors," joint paper with Chia-Wei Chen and Bingsheng Yi, Corporate Ownership and Control, 6 (2), Winter 2008.
  • "CEO Duality and Firm Performance--An Endogenous Issue," joint paper with Chia-Wei Chen and Bingsheng Yi, Corporate Ownership and Control, 6 (1), Winter 2008.
  • "Stock Market Performance Of Health Care Initial Public Offerings," joint paper with Thomas Pencek and Neset Hikmet. Forthcoming, 2009, Journal of Business and Economic Studies.
  • "Derivative Use, Information Asymmetry and MNC Post-acquisition Performance," joint paper with Chris Pantzalis and Jung C. Park, accepted, Financial Management.
  • "Pre-issue investor optimism and post-issue underperformance," joint paper with Bingsheng Yi and Mohamed H. El-Badawi, Sep/Oct 2008, Financial Analyst Journal.
  • "Cultural Distance and Valuation of Multinational Corporations," joint paper with Chris Pantzalis and Murad Antia, December 2007, Journal of Multinational Financial Management.
  • "When Does Leverage Hurt—Effects of Information Asymmetry and Agency Costs," Fall 2007, Journal of Financial and Economic Practice.
  • "A Simple Application of Real-Options to the Valuation of Pre-IPO High-Growth Firms" with Anthony Herbst and Bingsheng Yi, Spring 2006, Journal of Financial Education.
  • "Corporate Use of Derivatives and Excess Value of Diversification," joint paper with Chris Pantzalis and Jung C. Park, March 2007, Journal of Banking and Finance.
  • "An Instructional Case in Real Options," Winter 2004, Journal of Financial Education.
  • "Corporate Leverage and Future Growth: Evidence from Indonesia's Emerging Capital Markets," Fall 2004, Global Business and Finance Review.
  • "Size, Profitability, Valuation and Capital Structure: A Structural Equation Model," T. Chotigeat, Neset Hikmet, and J. Barry Lin, Journal of Financial and Economic Practice, Fall 2003.
  • "The Gold and Silver Futures Markets: an Analysis of Short-term Price Reversal Behavior," J. Barry Lin, T. Chotigeat, and Amy Ho, Global Business and Finance Review, Fall 2003.
  • "Size Effect in the relationship between Equity ownership Structure and Corporate Performance," J. Barry Lin and Bingsheng Yi, Global Business and Finance Review, May 2003.

Research

Corporate Finance, International Finance, Real Options, Risk Management

Awards & Accolades

  • Outstanding Academic Achievement Award, USF-Sarasota, June 2006.
  • Best Paper in risk Management, European Finance Management Association 2005 Conference, summer 2005, Milan, Italy. 
  • 2003 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, University of South Florida-Sarasota.
  • Recognition for contribution to Eighth Annual Global Finance Conference, Los Angeles, California, April 7, 2001
  • Finance Professor of the Year, College of Business,  University of Texas at El Paso, March 2001 (Elected by Business College Student Council).
  • Professor of the Year, Department of Economics & Finance, College of Business, University of Texas at El Paso, March 2000 (Elected by Business College Student Council).
  • University Research Institute Competitive Faculty Research Grant, November 1999.
  • Honorary Member of Class of 1998, elected by Husson College Student Government.

Professional Memberships

  • Member of editorial review board, Journal of Financial and Economic Practice.
  • Reviewer for Global Finance Journal.
  • Reviewer for Global Business and Finance Review.
  • Reviewer for PSC-CUNY Research Reward Program, City University of New York.
  • Program committee, Global Finance Conference, April 2004.
  • Session Chair, Global Finance Conference, April 2004.
  • Discussant, Global Finance Conference, April 2004.
  • Session Chair, Global Finance Conference, April 2001.
  • Discussant, Global Finance Conference, April 2001.