Dr Ming-Tsung Lin

Job: VC2020 Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Faculty of Business and Law

Address: Hugh Aston Building, De Montfort University.

T: 0116 257 7446

E: ming-tsung.lin@dmu.ac.uk

W: dmu.ac.uk


Personal profile

Ming-Tsung Lin joined Department of Accounting and Finance as VC2020 lecturer in September 2016 from the University of Westminster where he was a visiting lecturer, after completing his PhD in the University of Manchester in 2015. His academic background is linked to the financial derivatives and the market risks. During his PhD study, his research areas are credit default swaps (CDS) and hedge funds.

Research interests/expertise

Financial derivatives

Asset pricing model

Hedge funds

Risk management

Areas of teaching

Corporate finance

Entrepreneurial Finance and Financial Management


BA in Economics

MSc in Money and Banking

PhD in Accounting and Finance

Professional licences and certificates

Financial Risk Manager (FRM) by GARP, obtained in 2009.

Conference attendance

(2016) Financial Management Association (FMA) European Conference, Finland.

(2015) Young Finance Scholars’ Conference, University of Sussex, UK.

(2014) Financial Engineering and Banking Society (FEBS) Conference, UK.

(2014) Young Finance Scholars' Conference, University of Sussex, UK.

(2013) Financial Engineering and Banking Society (FEBS) Conference, France.

(2013) Marie Curie ITN Conference on Financial Risk Management & Risk Reporting, German.

Key research outputs

Ming-Tsung Lin, Olga Kovlokolva, Ser-Huang Poon, “Systematic and Firm-specific

Credit and Illiquidity Risks of CDS Spreads”, Working Paper.

Ming-Tsung Lin, Olga Kovlokolva, Ser-Huang Poon, “Anatomize DOOM-CDS Linkage”, Working Paper. 

Olga Kolokolova, Ming-Tsung Lin, Ser-Huang Poon, “Too Big to Ignore? Hedge Fund Flows and Bond Yields”, Working Paper Submitted to Journal of Banking and Finance (Under Review).


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