Lin Ge

Doctoral Candidate in Finance


249 Mervis Hall


  • PhD, Finance, University of Pittsburgh, 2018 (expected)
  • MBA (Finance), Saint Mary’s University, Canada

Research Interests

  • Empirical Corporate Finance
  • Shareholder Activism
  • Corporate Governance


  • "Economics of Hedge Funds," with Arup Ganguly and Shantanu Dutta in Hedge Funds, edited by Kent Baker and Greg Filbeck, Oxford University Press, Forthcoming.
  • "Economics of Private Equity," with Arup Ganguly and Shantanu Dutta in Private Equity, edited by Kent Baker, Greg Filbeck and Halil Kiymaz, Oxford University Press, 2015.


  • "Role of Investor Relations in Coping with Shareholder Activism"
  • “Governance, CEO Power and Relative Performance Evaluation Effectiveness,” with Frederik P. Schlingemann, Hong Wu, and Jing Zhao

Awards and Honors

  • ELG Metals Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh
  • GPSG Travel Grant, University of Pittsburgh
  • Professional Experience
  • Hedge Fund Analyst, Citco, Canada