Assistant Professor of Finance

Linlin Ma

413 Hayden Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000

617.373.4569
l.ma@northeastern.edu


Profile

Education

Ph.D. in Finance, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
M.Sc. in Finance, Durham University, Durham, UK
B.A. in Finance, University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, China

Research & Teaching Interests

Professor Ma's broad research interests lie in the area of investments and corporate finance, with a particular focus on how mutual fund families hire, retain, and incentivize their portfolio managers and the impact of these decisions on fund performance and risk-taking. She has primary teaching interests in corporate finance and investments.

Industry & Academic Experience

Prior to her position at Northeastern University, Professor Ma served as an Instructor for finance courses and as a Graduate Research Assistant at Georgia State University's Robinson College of Business. She has also worked in the Department of Portfolio Management at CITIC Securities.

Awards & Recognition

Teaching Excellence Award, Georgia State University, 2012

AFA Travel Grant, 2012

FMA Best Paper Award in Investments, 2011

Presentations

Selected Presentations

Mooradian, Robert (Presenter & Author), Boyson, Nicole (Presenter & Author), Ma, Linlin (Author Only), Southern Finance Association, "Serial Hedge Fund Activists", Southern Finance Association, Puerto Rico. (November 2013).