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Professor of Strategy, University of Michigan

Linda Yuen-Ching Lim is Professor of Strategy at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, where she served from 2005-09 as Director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, and has frequently served on the executive committee of the Center for Chinese Studies, most recently from 2013-15. At Ross, she teaches MBA courses and executive education sessions on The World Economy and Business in Asia, and has been faculty advisor of the annual Asia Business Conference for 25 years

Linda obtained her degrees in economics from the universities of Cambridge (BA), Yale (MA) and Michigan (PhD), and has published extensively on economic development, trade, investment, industrial policy, labor, multinational and local business in Asia—most recently focused on the economy of Singapore, her home country. She has consulted for private think tanks, government and international development agencies, is a former Trustee of The Asia Society, New York, and has served sequentially as an independent director of two U.S. public companies with tech manufacturing operations in Asia.


  • –present
    Professor of Strategy, University of Michigan