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University of Lincoln
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United Kingdom

About Mi Lin

Mi Lin is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Lincoln International Business School.

Department Responsibilities

2014 - 2015 Year 1 tutor for BA Accountancy and Finance and BA Business and Finance. 2018 - 2019 Personal tutor for BSc Economics Teaching: Fundamentals of Econometrics Advanced Econometrics Quantitative Methods for Economics and Finance International Macroeconomics and Finance Previously Taught: Analysis of Business Data International Financial Environment Management Finance Transnational Corporations and Emerging Markets Research seminar coordinator 2016 - 2017 Dissertation supervision for UG, PG, and PhD students

Subject Specialism

International Economics, Econometrics, Chinese Economy


  • PhD in Economics and Finance — City University of Hong Kong, 2010
  • MSc. in Project Analysis, Finance and Investment — The University of York, UK, 2007
  • MSc. in Economics — Xiamen University, China, 2006


Refereeing: Regional Studies; The World Economy; Pacific Economy Review; China Economic Review; Emerging Markets Finance and Trade; Journal of International Trade and Economic Development; Futures; The Economics of Transition; International Review of Economics and Finance; Applied Economics; Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society; North American Journal of Economics and Finance; Economic Modelling; Journal of Multinational Financial Management; International Journal of Finance and Economics. Conference Contribution: 1. Workshop on “Economic Growth and Socioeconomic Issues in China and India”, Lincoln, UK, 23 July 2015 (Co-organizer). 2. Asian International Economists Network (AIEN) on “Trade Competitiveness in a World of Rapid Change”, 22 March 2013, ADB HQ in Manila. (Paper Reviewer). 3. Tsinghua-HKU Workshop in International Economics, 01 December 2011, Beijing (Paper Reviewer). Asian Development Bank Policy Blog and Paper: Asian Development Bank Infographics:

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Research Interests

  • Chinese Economy

  • Development Economics

  • Econometrics

  • International Economics

Research Projects

  • DSGE Models for the Chinese Economy - Micro Foundation and Economic Fluctuations (co-investigator). — awarded £18000 by Young Scientists Fund of National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). in 2016
  • Economic Growth and Socioeconomic Issues in China and India (co-investigator). — awarded £1400 by Lincoln Business School Conference Grant funded by University of Lincoln in 2015
  • To What Extent Does Foreign Direct Investment Reduce Misallocation of Resources? Evidence from China and India (chief investigator). — awarded £2000 by College of Social Science Research Fund awarded by University of Lincoln in 2014
  • The Role of Modern Marine Manufacturing and Services Industries in the Regional Economy Co-operation of Extensive Pearl River Delta (co-investigator). Project No.: HNSK(2) 13-12. — awarded £2000 by Hainan Social Science Association Research Grant funded by Natural Science Foundation of Hainan Prov in 2013

Research in the Lincoln Repository

Professional Affiliations

  • Chinese Economic Association UK (CEA-UK-EU) — Member
  • American Economic Association — Member
  • The Higher Education Academy, UK — Associate Fellow