Jerchern Lin

Assistant Professor
Finance Department


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


  • Investments
  • Derivatives
  • Portfolio management
  • Fixed income securities


  • Asset pricing
  • Tail risk
  • Investment funds
  • Performance evaluation
  • Insurance

Professional Affiliations

  • American Finance Association
  • Financial Management Association
  • Eastern Finance Association

Industry Experience

  • 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


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