Tsu-ting Tim Lin

I am an assistant professor of Economics at Gettysburg College. My research focuses on the macroeconomic labor market, including the role of macroeconomic uncertainty on job creation and the reconciliation of the observed labor volatility with the search-and-matching model of unemployment.


  • Ph.D. | Economics | Northwestern University, 2012
  • B.S. | with Honors and Distinction | Economics, Mathematics, and Statistics | Iowa State University, 2003
    Phi Beta Kappa

Honors and Awards

  • The Luther W. and Bernice L. Thompson Distinguished Teaching Award | Gettysburg College, 2019 | The award “recognizes a faculty member who has come to Gettysburg within the past several years and whose teaching is recognized as outstanding by faculty colleagues.”
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award | Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University, 2007
  • Distinguished Teaching Assistant Award | Department of Economics, Northwestern University, 2004 to 2009 | Five-time recipient
  • Edward Allen Award in Mathematical Disciplines of Phi Beta Kappa | Iowa State University, 2002
  • The Starr Foundation Scholarship | 2000 to 2003 | $45,000 total award

Contact Information

337 Carlisle St, Room 117
Department of Economics
300 N Washington St, Box 391
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400