Karl Lins

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Karl Lins

Spencer Fox Eccles Chair in Banking and Professor of Finance

Department of Finance

Faculty, Tenure Track

Dr. Karl V. Lins is the Spencer Fox Eccles Chair in Banking and Professor of Finance at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. Karl researches primarily in the areas of international corporate governance and capital markets, and presents his research at academic and practitioner conferences worldwide. Karl has published his papers in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Accounting Research, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Financial Management, the Journal of Corporate Finance, and the Review of Asset Pricing Studies. His research on family firm performance around the world during the financial crisis was awarded the Best Paper prize at the European Financial Association annual meeting in 2012, his work on the benefits of active management in emerging markets was gi