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LIN WILLIAM CONG
RESEARCH INTEREST: Financial Economics, Information Economics, Asset Pricing, FinTech
TOPICS: Financial Technology & Innovation, Blockchains, Mechanism & Information Design, Entrepreneurship, AI & Big Data Analytics, Digital Economy, Intervention & RegTech, China.
PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES:
Dynamic Interventions and Informational Linkages
(with Steven Grenadier and Yunzhi Hu) | 2020, Journal of Financial Economics, 135(1), pp. 1-15.
SSRN | Information Design | Intervention | Global Games
Timing of Auctions of Real Options
2020, Management Science, 66(9), pp. 3799-4358, iii-iv.
SSRN | Real Options | Auctions | Entrepreneurship | Corporate Finance
Persuasion in Relationship Finance
(with Ehsan Azarmsa) | 2020, Journal of Financial Economics, 138(3), pp. 818-837.
SSRN | Information Design | Relationship Banking | Entrepreneurship | Security Design
Persistent Blessings of Luck: Theory and an Application to Venture Capital
(with Yizhou Xiao) | 2022, Review of Financial Studies, 35(3), pp. 1183-1221.
SSRN | Contracting | Venture Capital | Entrepreneurship | Investment Skill
Information Cascades and Threshold Implementation: Theory and an Application to Crowdfunding (with Yizhou Xiao) | 2022, Journal of Finance, Forthcoming.
SSRN | FinTech | Crowdfunding | Entrepreneurship | Dynamic Learning
Knowledge Accumulation, Privacy, and Growth in a Data Economy
(with Danxia Xie and Longtian Zhang) | 2021, Management Science, 67(10), pp. 6480-6492.
SSRN | Growth | Privacy | Data Economy | Innovation
Endogenous Growth under Multiple Uses of Data
(with Wenshi Wei, Danxia Xie, and Longtian Zhang) | 2022, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Forthcoming.
SSRN | Growth | Privacy | Data Economy | Innovation
Blockchain Disruption and Smart Contracts
(with Zhiguo He) | 2019, Review of Financial Studies, 32(5), pp. 3412-3460.
SSRN | FinTech | Blockchain | IO | Contracting
Decentralized Mining in Centralized Pools
(with Zhiguo He and Jiasun Li) | 2021, Review of Financial Studies, 34(3), pp. 1191-1235.
SSRN | BLockchain | Bitcoin | Sustainability | IO
Tokenomics: Dynamic Adoption and Valuation
(with Ye Li and Neng Wang) | 2021, Review of Financial Studies, Editor's Choice, 34(3), pp. 1105-1155
SSRN | Tokenomics | Blockchain | Platforms | Asset Pricing
Token-based Platform Finance
(with Ye Li and Neng Wang) | 2022, Journal of Financial Economics, 144(3), pp. 972-991.
SSRN | Tokenomics | Platforms | Corporate Finance | Monetary Policy
Deep Sequence Modeling: Development and Applications in Asset Pricing
(with Ke Tang, Jingyuan Wang, and Yang Zhang) | 2020, Journal of Financial Data Science, 3(1), pp 28-42.
arXiv | Asset Pricing | Time Series | Machine Learning | AI
Blockchain Architecture for Auditing Automation and Trust-building in Public Markets
(with Sean Cao, Meng Han, Qixuan Hou, and Baozhong Yang) | 2020, IEEE Computer, 53(7), pp. 20-28.
arXiv | Accounting | Blockchain | Privacy-Preserving MPC
Credit Allocation under Economic Stimulus: Evidence from China (with Haoyu Gao, Jacopo Ponticelli, and Xiaoguang Yang) | 2019, Review of Financial Studies, 32(9), pp. 3412-3460.
SSRN | China | Credit | Intervention | Capital Market
Policy Uncertainty and Innovation: Evidence from IPO Interventions in China
(with Sabrina Howell) | 2020, Management Science, F67(11), pp. 6629-7289, iii-iv.
SSRN | China | IPO | Intervention | Innovation | Uncertainty
Financing Entrepreneurship and Innovation in China (with Charles Lee, Yuanyu Qu, and Tao Shen) | 2020, Foundations and Trends® in Entrepreneurship, 16(1), PP. 1-64.
SSRN | China | Entreprneeurship | Intervention | Innovation | Capital Market
BOOKS & BOOK CHAPTERS:
A Brief Introduction to Blockchain Economics
(with Long Chen and Yizhou Xiao) | Chapter 1 in Information for Efficient Decision Making: Big Data, Blockchain and Relevance, edited by Kashi Balachandran, Work Scientific Publishers (December 2020), pp. 1-40.
SSRN | Blockchain | DeFi | FinTech | System Design
Analyzing Textual Information at Scale
(with Tengyuan Liang, Baozhong Yang, and Xiao Zhang) | Chapter 10 in Information for Efficient Decision Making: Big Data, Blockchain and Relevance, edited by Kashi Balachandran, Work Scientific Publishers (December 2020), pp. 239-271.
SSRN | Textual Analysis | Interpretable AI | Unstructured Data
Alternative Data in FinTech and Business Intelligence
(with Beibei Li and Tony Zhang) | Book Chapter in Palgrave Handbook of FinTech and Blockchain, edited by Maurizio Pompella and Roman Matousek, Palgrave MacMillan (2021), pp. 217-242.
SSRN | FinTech | Big Data | Business Analytics
Categories and Functions of Crypto-Tokens
(with Yizhou Xiao) | Book Chapter in Palgrave Handbook of FinTech and Blockchain, edited by Maurizio Pompella and Roman Matousek, Palgrave MacMillan (2021), pp. 267-284.
SSRN | Cryptocurrency | Digital Asset | Asset Pricing
Educating Entrepreneurs and Financing Innovation in Asia
(with Fei Yan, Yong Suk Lee, Charles Eesley, and Charles M.C. Lee) | Chapter 1 in Drivers of Innovation: Entrepreneurship, Education, and Finance in Asia, edited by Yong Suk Lee and Fei Yan, Stanford University, CA. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific
Research Center Series with Brookings Institution Press (September 2022)
Amazon | Entrepreneurship | Innovation | Development | China
Financing Innovative Enterprises in China: A Public Policy Perspective
(with Charles M.C. Lee, Yuanyu Qu, and Tao Shen) | Chapter 11 in Drivers of Innovation: Entrepreneurship, Education, and Finance in Asia, edited by Yong Suk Lee and Fei Yan, Stanford University, CA. Shorenstein Asia-PacificResearch Center Series with Brookings Institution Press (September 2022)
Amazon | Entrepreneurship | Financial Market | Interventions | China
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