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Wenling Lin

Financial Economist

Wenling Lin is a Financial Economist in the Market Risk Analysis Division of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

Dr. Lin’s research interests lie on devising or using innovative quantitative methods to study drivers of asset returns and risks in global markets; analysis of investment styles, performance, and risks of fund managers; and investigation of transmission mechanisms of systemic risks across global financial markets or banking industries.  Current projects focus on diversification of benefits of international equities, performance of international equity fund managers; and credit derivatives markets.

Before joining the OCC in 2009, Dr. Lin was a senior research analyst at Russell Investments, responsible for asset allocation, investment strategies, and fund manager research. Prior to working at Russell, she was an assistant professor of economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Dr. Lin holds a doctorate in economics from University of California-San Diego and is a certificated Financial Risk Manager. Her areas of expertise include financial econometrics, global financial markets, quantitative investment management, as well as market risk modeling and forecasting.