Welcome to the International Business Financial Decision and Data Analytics (FinDA) Research Lab. I am Dr. Chris Lien, an Assistant Professor of Finance, specialized in corporate finance, entrepreneurial finance, and data science for business decision-making.
Leveraging my financial acumen, I am committed to providing students with a rigorous and contemporary understanding of finance that connects directly to real-world applications. My research efforts are dedicated to uncovering practical insights to inform decision-making in businesses, especially within an international context.
About the Research Lab
The IB-FinDA Research Lab is a vibrant academic research environment. Our focus is on theory-motivated empirical research on issues pertinent to business. We bring a unique perspective to the field through three core strengths:
Novel Finance and Accounting Data: We utilize cutting-edge data to explore issues crucial to businesses.
Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Data Science: We apply NLP and data science techniques to extract insights from large datasets, addressing research questions in novel ways.
Causal Inference: Through rigorous causal inference methods, including natural experiments, we ensure the robustness of our research findings.
Current Members / All Contributors
Principal Investigator (PI): Dr. Chris Lien firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Data Scientist: 鄭心淳 email@example.com
Senior Data Scientist: 許柏威 firstname.lastname@example.org
Junior Data Scientist: 李明熹 email@example.com
Lab Operation & Project Manager: 蕭易覲 firstname.lastname@example.org
Teaching Assistant: 許聖慧 email@example.com
Teaching Assistant: 蔡依旻 firstname.lastname@example.org
Teaching Assistant: 廖采瑄 email@example.com
Research Lab Culture
At the IB-FinDA Research Lab, we uphold three core principles that guide our work:
Trust: We cultivate a culture of trust, giving each team member the freedom to work without rigid physical constraints. We trust every member to work diligently and proactively towards our shared goals.
Personal Growth: We foster personal growth, assisting each member in developing essential skills, gaining valuable experiences, and enhancing productivity.
Wellness: We balance productivity with personal well-being, prioritizing wellness in our lab while ensuring a conducive and enjoyable work environment.
We're actively seeking dedicated Research Assistants (RAs) to join our team. As part of the IB-FinDA Research Lab, you'll have the opportunity to work on groundbreaking projects, collaborate closely with experienced researchers, and contribute to our ongoing work.
We warmly welcome students to learn about our lab's work and explore the learning opportunities available here.
If our work resonates with you or if you wish to learn more, please don't hesitate to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to welcoming you at the IB-FinDA Research Lab.
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