Carl Lin

Carl Lin

Associate Professor of Economics
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About Carl Lin

Personal Websites

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Economics, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
  • M.A., Economics, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
  • B.A., Economics, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

Research Interests

  • Labor economics
  • Applied econometrics
  • Chinese economy
  • Immigration, migration, minimum wages, inequality, poverty


  • ECON 202 Intermediate Microeconomics
  • ECON 241 Econometrics
  • ECON 311 Labor Economics
  • ECON 339 China and East Asian Economics

Selected Publications

Lin, Carl. 2015 "How Do Immigrants from Taiwan Fare in the U.S. Labor Market?" Singapore Economic Review, 60(3)

Barr, Tavis and Carl Lin. 2015 "A Detailed Decomposition of Synthetic Cohort Analysis." Economics Letters, 127(0), 76-80.

Lin, Carl. 2013. "Earnings Gap, Cohort Effect and Economic Assimilation of Immigrants from Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan in the United States." Review of International Economics, 21(2), 249-65.

Lin, Carl. 2013. "Decomposing Abnormal Returns in Stochastic Linear Models." Economics Letters, 118(1), 143-47.

Further Information

Contact Details


122 Academic West Building
Lewisburg, PA17837
United States