Yijia Lin is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. She earned BA degree in insurance and MA degree in finance and insurance both at Beijing Technology and Business University. Dr. Lin earned her Ph.D. in Risk Management and Insurance at Georgia State University. She is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) Charterholder.
Dr. Lin's research interests are in insurance securitization, financial risk management and actuarial science. She has published papers in the Journal of Risk and Insurance, the North American Actuarial Journal, the Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, the Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance, the Variance and others. Dr. Lin won the Harold D. Skipper Best Paper Award for the best paper at the 2006 Annual Meeting of Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association, the Ernst Meyer Prize for University Research Work by the Geneva Association in 2007, and the North American Actuarial Journal Annual Prize for the Best Paper Published in 2007 in 2009.