Dr. Yijia Lin earned her Ph.D. from Georgia State University, her B.A. and M.A. from Beijing Technology and Business University, and has a Chartered Financial Analyst professional designation. She joined CBA in 2007 and her teaching interests include corporate risk management, enterprise risk management and advanced finance. Her research interests include risk management, insurance and catastrophe securitization.
Dr. Lin has published papers in the Journal of Risk and Insurance, the North American Actuarial Journal, the Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, the Journal of Management and others. She is also an Associate Editor of the Journal of Risk and Insurance and the North American Actuarial Journal. Dr. Lin won the Harold D. Skipper Best Paper Award from the Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association in 2006, the Ernst Meyer Prize for University Research Work from the Geneva Association in 2007, the Annual Prize for the Best Paper Published in 2007 from the North American Actuarial Journal in 2009, the Brockett-Shapiro Actuarial Journal Award from the American Risk and Insurance Association in 2014, the Robert I. Mehr Award for a literature contribution having a ten-year impact in the field of risk management and insurance from the American Risk and Insurance Association in 2015, and the Early Career Scholarly Achievement Award from the American Risk and Insurance Association in 2016.