Mr Yupu Lin

Yupu Lin
Yupu Lin




  • 10/2010-to date      PhD Candidate in Management, Economics and Strategy Group, Aston Business School, Birmingham, UK 

  • 10/2008 ~ 11/2009     MSc Accounting and Finance,Aston Business School, Birmingham, UK. Master dissertation titled: “Test for Unbiased Forward Rate Hypothesisin Cointegration and Error Correction Model”

  •  09/2007 ~ 07/2008     Pre-Masters Programme, Northern Consortium (NCUK), Ocean University of China, China.

  • 09/2003 ~ 07/2007     BA in Marketing, Jiangsu Polytechnic University (JPU), China

Academic group affiliation:

Economics & Strategy

Year of entry: 


Thesis title:

Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions under the context of globalisation.

Research keywords:

Mergers and Acquisitions, globalisation, integration.

Research Description:

This research is to investigate the potential determinants in Mergers and Acquisitions activities of companies under the context of globalisation.


Professor Nigel Driffield, Dr. Yama Temouri and Dr Matthew Olczak

Teaching responsibilities: 

  • Economic Environment of Business (BS1102)

Other relevant information: Scholarships and Awards

  • 2010  Aston Business School Graduate Teaching Assistantship, PhD Programme, Aston University

  • 2007      Honourable Graduate in the academic year of 2007, JPU

  • 2004~2006      Outstanding Student in 2003~2006, JPU

  • 2004~2006      Special Scholarship (the highest class) in 2003~2006, JPU

  • 2006      First Class Prize in the 2nd Marketing plan competition, JPU

  • 2006      Advanced Individual in the Summer Holidays Social Practice, JPU

  • 2006      Third Class Prize in the essay writing competition, JPU

  • 2005      Top 10 Student Award in the academic year of 2005, JPU


Chen, X. and Lin, Y. (2006) ‘The Third Pole of Our National Economic Growth-The Peninsula Cities of Shandong Province’, China Business Review, Vol. 58 (6), pp. 23-26