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David Lins

Professor Emeritus of Finance


Educational Background

Ph.D., Ag. Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1972
M.S., Ag. Economics, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1968
B.S., Ag. Economics, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1966

Positions Held

Professor Emeritus of Finance, University of Illinois, 2010
Professor of Finance, University of Illinois, 1999-2009
Adjunct Professor, University of Illinois, 1991-1999
Professor, Department of Agricultural & Consumer Economics, University of Illinois, 1985-1999
Associate Professor, University of Illinois, 1982-1985
Visiting Professor of Agricultural Economics, Texas A&M University, 1980-1981
Associate Professor/Agricultural Economist, University of Illinois/U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1977-1980
Assistant Professor/Agricultural Economist, University of Illinois/U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1972-1977

Recent Publications

Lins, D., Boehlje, M. 2000. Managing Stress in the Agribusiness Portfolio Part I. Journal of Lending & Credit Risk Management, 37-42

Lins, D., Singleton, A., Boehlje, M. 2000. Managing Stress in the Agribusiness Portfolio Part II. Journal of Lending & Credit Risk Management, 75-81

Lins, D., Sonka, S., Schroeder, R., Hofing, S. 2000. Production Agriculture as a Knowledge Creating System. International Food and Agribusiness Review, 2: 165-178

Teaching and Research Interests

Teaches courses in corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions.

Has been a consultant in the area of firm valuation, investment analysis, and litigation support. Research interests include financial management, investment analysis, and agricultural finance.