About

Lin Peng, PhD, is Professor and Krell Chair of Finance at the Zicklin School of Business. She has taught investment analysis, fixed income analysis, market microstructure, and financial market frictions at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels. Dr. Peng’s diverse research interests encompass asset pricing, behavioral finance, market microstructure, and corporate governance. Her research has been published in leading economics and finance journals, including American Economics ReviewJournal of FinanceReview of Financial StudiesJournal of Financial EconomicsJournal of Financial and Quantitative AnalysisReview of FinanceJournal of Financial Intermediation, and Journal of Financial Markets. Her paper on executive compensation and earnings manipulation was published as the lead article by the Journal of Finance, and her article on liquidity shocks and market reactions won the Chinese Finance Association Best Paper Award. Peng is the winner of numerous research grants and faculty recognition awards for research and teaching excellence. Her work has been featured by media outlets such as Reuters and Institutional Investor. Previously a visiting professor at Princeton University, Rutgers University, and Peking University, she holds an MS from Wesleyan University and a PhD in finance from Duke University.

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