Linda Schilling

Assistant Professor of Finance

Linda Schilling

Linda Schilling

Linda Schilling joined Olin Business School as an Assistant Professor in Finance in 2021. Linda received her PhD in Quantitative Economics from the University of Bonn in 2017. Since then, she has been holding positions as Assistant Professor for Financial Economics at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands and Ecole Polytechnique CREST in Palaiseau, France.
Linda holds a Diplom (equiv. to Masters) in pure mathematics from the University of Bonn and a Master's in financial mathematics from the University of Edinburgh.

Area of Expertise

Asset Pricing, Banking and Financial Institutions, Financial Economics, International Finance


  • Ph D 2017, Bonn Graduate School of Economics
  • Diplom (equivalent to Bachelor + MPhil) 2011, University of Bonn
  • MSc 2009, University of Edinburgh ahd Heriot-Watt U

Research Interests

Financial Economics: financial intermediation, financial regulation. Macro Finance: asset pricing, cryptocurrencies, exchange rates. Microeconomic Theory: coordination games, platform design, blockchain

Selected Publications

  • "ICO versus Credit versus Venture Capital Financing under Stochastic Demand: A comment on 'Entrepreneurial Incentives and the Role of Initial Coin Offerings'", Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control, with Rodney Garratt, Maarten van Oordt, 2021
  • "Central Bank Digital Currency: Central Banking For All?", Review of Economic Dynamics, with J. Fernandez-Villaverde, D. Sanches, H. Uhlig, 2020
  • "Currency Substitution under Transaction Costs", AEA Papers & Proceedings, with Harold Uhlig, 2019
  • "Some Simple Bitcoin Economics", Journal of Monetary Economics, with Harold Uhlig, 2019