Linda Lim

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Linda Lim

Professor of Corporate Strategy and International Business

Ross School of Business
6731 Wyly Hall

Phone: 734.763.0290
Ross Faculty Profile

  • Affiliation(s)
    • Center for Chinese Studies
    • Center for Japanese Studies
    • Center for Korean Studies
    • Center for Southeast Asian Studies
    • Ross School of Business
  • About

    Linda's research focuses on the political economy of multinational and local business in Southeast Asia, including the changing international trade and investment environment, and the influence of domestic politics, economic policy and culture on business structure, strategy and operations. She also has related interests in business-government and business-labor relations. Her recent publications include "Southeast Asian Chinese Business and Regional Economic Development" (2012) and her current research is on (1) China's foreign direct investment in Southeast Asia and (2) Singapore's economic development model. Linda served as Director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies from 2005-09. At Ross she teaches MBA courses on The World Economy and Business in Asia.

  • Education
    • PhD, Economics, University of Michigan, 1978
    • MA, Economics, University of Cambridge, 1975
    • MA, International and Foreign Economic Administration, Yale University, 1973
    • BA, Economics, University of Cambridge, 1972
  • Awards
    • U.S. Department of Education, Title VI National Resource Center and Foreign Language and Area Studies awards, 2006-2010
    • U.S. Department of Education, Business and International Programs institutional grants for Southeast Asia Business Program, 1983-1996