Professor of Finance

David Eccles School of Business


Professor Lins researches primarily in the areas of international corporate governance and capital markets. He earned a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University, an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA, and a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to starting his academic career, Lins worked as an engineer for Conoco Inc. and after his MBA worked in corporate treasury, financial analyst, and international sales positions for Boise Cascade Corporation. His corporate experience at Boise Cascade includes managing an international syndicate of banks and completing international bond offerings while in the treasury department and opening up distribution in Mexico for business and printing paper during the early 1990s through the Mexican peso crisis.


Corporate governance; international finance, investments and governance; emerging markets

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