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Y. Ling Lo
Y. Ling Lo
- Professor - Finance

Ph.D., Florida State University, Finance, 2007

M.B.A., University of West Georgia, 1998

B.B.A., University of West Georgia, Management, 1997


Dr. Lo specializes in Corporate Finance, Corporate Transparency, and Investments. Her current research focuses on Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Transparency, Marketing Timing, Market Efficiency, Venture Capital, Seasoned Equity Offerings, IPOs, and Stock Repurchases. Dr. Lo has published in European Financial Management, Journal of Economics and Finance, and others. She is a member of the Financial Management Association, Southern Finance Association, Southwestern Finance Association, Eastern Finance Association, and Beta Gamma Sigma Society.  Dr. Lo teaches undergraduate finance courses as well as face-to-face and online MBA courses.  At the undergraduate level, Dr. Lo teaches financial management, investments, and corporate asset management, while at the graduate level, she teaches advanced financial management. She is also the CFA Challenge faculty advisor at WKU.

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