Dr Lin Jiang

Lin’s research focuses on corporate finance and corporate governance issues.

Staff details

Dr Lin Jiang


Lecturer in Finance


Institute of Management Studies


L.Jiang (@gold.ac.uk)

Lin Jiang is a Lecturer in Finance at the Institute of Management Studies (IMS) at Goldsmiths, University of London. She holds a PhD in Financial and Management studies at SOAS, University of London, and MSc in Accounting and Finance from the University of York. Before joining Goldsmith, she was a lecturer at Liverpool Hope University and a teaching fellow at SOAS.

Her research interests mainly focus on corporate finance and corporate governance, such as executive compensation, board interlocks, M&A and corporate political connections with a special interest in China. She presents in both UK and international academic conferences and was awarded the Best Paper Award at 2019 British Academy of Management annual conference (2019 BAM).

Publications and research outputs


Wang, Juanjuan; Jiang, Lin and Liu, Wentong. 2023. Will Alibaba’s additional financial service contribute to sellers’ satisfaction and loyalty during the pandemic? – Evidence from Taobao sellers. Asia Pacific Business Review, 29(2), pp. 417-438. ISSN 1360-2381

Jiang, Lin; Kling, Gerhard and Bo, Hong. 2021. Does executive compensation affect firms’ acquisition decisions? Evidence from China. Asia Pacific Business Review, 27(5), pp. 731-748. ISSN 1360-2381

Jiang, Lin; Kling, Gerhard; Bo, Hong and Driver, Ciaran. 2017. Why do firms adopt stock options and who benefits? A natural experiment in China. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 46(Part A), pp. 124-140. ISSN 0927-538X

Research Interests

  • Corporate finance: executive compensation, board composition
  • Corporate governance
  • Institutional transition