Faculty Spotlight

Zhongjian LinZhongjian Lin

Assistant Professor of Economics

Zhongjian Lin, Assistant Professor of Economics at Emory University, received his PhD in economics from Texas A & M University in 2014 and joined Emory University the same year.

Professor Lin’s basic field of research is econometrics, and his fields of specialization are nonparametric econometrics and microeconometrics. Professor Lin studies the methodology in nonparametric analysis of panel data, including the consistent testing of specific functional form and the analysis of nonlinear Tobit panel data model for truncated and censored data. Professor Lin also studies the strategic interactions in both binary choices and continuous duration decisions. The empirical content of strategic interactions contains peer effects among students in many activities and firm competition on technology adoption. Professor Lin’s research has appeared in several academic journals, including the Journal of Econometrics, Econometric Reviews, Empirical Economics, and The Chinese Economy.