Bing-Xuan Lin

  • Professor
  • Finance
  • Phone: 401.874.4895
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  • Office Location: 331, Ballentine



Bingxuan Lin is a Professor of Finance at the University of Rhode Island. He is also the holder of the William H. Eigen Endowed Professor in Finance, and the director of the Pacific Basic Capital Market Research Center. He received his Ph.D. from Georgia State University in 2001. His research focuses on corporate finance, agency theory, and the Chinese capital market. 
Professor Lin has published in various academic and practitioner journals including the Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Risk and Insurance, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of the American Taxation Association, and Financial Analyst Journal. In the past, Professor Lin was appointed as a distinguished guest professor at Sun Yat-Sen University, Zhongnan University, and the Chinese University of Mining and Technology. He has also served as a special issue guest editor for the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy and the European Journal of Finance.



Mergers and Acquisitions, Financial Analysts’ Forecasts, Corporate Governance and Chinese Capital Market


Ph.D.    Georgia State University, 2001
M.B.A   University of South Alabama, 1996
B.A.      Huaqiao University, 1994

Selected Publications

Selected Recent Publications 

Yingwen Guo, Jingjing Li, Bingxuan Lin, 2023, Corporate Site Visit and Tax Avoidance: The Effects of Monitoring and Tax Knowledge Dissemination, Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol 79,

Guilong Cai, Xiaoxia Li, Bingxuan Lin, Danglun Luo, 2022, GDP Manipulation, Political Incentives and Earnings Management, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Vol 41, Issue 5

Sujuan Xie, Jingjing Li, Bingxuan Lin, 2022, Political Control, Corporate Governance, and Firm Value: The Case of China, Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol 72, 

Liangyong Wan, Liuyang Ren, Bingxuan Lin, and Xiaowei Xu, 2021, Does Investment Banker Human Capital Matter in Acquisitions? Evidence from China. Journal of Corporate Finance,

Shenglan Chen, Bingxuan Lin, Rui Lu, and Hui Ma, 2021, Stock Market Openness and Analyst Forecast Bias. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Vol 40. Issue 6,

Zhi Jin, Bingxuan Lin, and Chen-Miao Lin, 2021, Client Relationship, Analyst Coverage, and Earnings Management, Accounting Horizons, Vol 36 (1) 151-169