School of Hotel Administration
Linda Canina is a professor in the School of Hotel Administration's finance, accounting, and real estate department. There, she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in corporate finance. Her research interests include asset valuation, corporate finance and strategic management. She has expertise in the areas of econometrics, valuation, IPO's, payout policy, mergers and acquisitions, options and the hospitality industry. Canina's current research focuses on strategic decisions and performance, the relationship between purchased resources, human capital and their contributions to performance, the relationship between various liquidity measures and profitability, and measuring the adverse selection component of the bid/ask spread. Her recent publications include: "Agglomeration Effects and Strategic Orientations: Evidence from the U.S. Lodging Industry" in the Academy of Management Journal. Canina's other work has appeared in the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Financial Management Journal, the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research, and the Cornell Hospitality Quarterly. She holds a Ph.D. degree from New York University.