Huidan Lin is an Economist in the European Department. She received BA in economics from Beijing University and PhD in Economics from Columbia University. Her research includes corporate finance, corporate governance, banking, and labor market. Her publications appeared on Review of Finance and Journal of Banking & Finance.
Fluent In: Chinese.
Ph.D. in Economics, Columbia University
M.Phil. in Economics, Columbia University
B.A. in Economics, Peking University
Journal of Banking and Finance; Emerging Markets Finance and Trade
Awards and Honors:
Charles River Associates Award for the Best Paper on Corporate Finance, WFA, June 2010
(What's bank reputation worth? The effect of fraud on financial contracts and investment, with D. Paravisini)
Country work or Mission Assignment:
Korea, Tonga, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Economist (European Department)
Economist Program (Finance Department, Asia and Pacific Department)
IMF Books and Working Papers:
Youth Unemployment in Advanced Economies in Europe: Searching for Solutions, Staff Discussion Notes No. 14/11, December 05, 2014
Determinants of Remittances:Evidence from Tonga, Working Paper No. 11/18, January 01, 2011
IMF Occasional Papers, Pamphlets, and Special Issues Papers
Portugal: Article IV 2012, Selected Issues (How fast can Portugal grow?), 2012
Publications in Journals (Refereed)
"The effect of financing constraints on risk", with D. Paravisini, Review of Finance (2013) 17 (1): 229-259.
"Foreign bank entry and firms’ access to bank credit: Evidence from China", 2011, Journal of Banking and Finance 35, 1000-1010