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Tee Lim , Ph.D

Headshot photo of Saint Mary's faculty Tee Lim
Department: Finance
Office Location: Galileo Room 315

Professional Overview

Bio: Professor Tee Lim holds both an M.B.A. and Ph.D. in Finance from the University of California Berkeley. Professor Lim is a professor in the Finance Department in the School of Economics and Business Administration at Saint Mary's College of California. Professor Lim worked at a global investment management firm for many years as a Research Director at their US office, and as a Chief Investment Officer at their Japan office.

Courses Taught: 

  • Equity Evaluation
  • Financial Management
  • International Financial Management
  • Investments
  • New Venture Financing


  • Kale, J. K., Lim, T. (2020). Smaller Drawdowns, Higher Average and Risk-Adjusted Returns for Equity Portfolios, Using Options and Power-Log Optimization Based on a Behavioral Model of Investor Preferences. Journal of Investment Strategies.
  • Kale, J., Lim, T. (2019). Reversing the Negative Skewness of Value Portfolios with Power-Log Optimization and Options, Produces Smaller Drawdowns and Higher Risk Adjusted Returns. International Journal of Financial Engineering, 6(1).
  • Kale, J. K., Lim, T. (2021). Forecasting Return Distributions. Melbourne: Proceedings of 54th International Business Research Online Conference.


  • PhD, Finance. University of California, Berkeley, 1987
  • MBA, emphasis in Finance. University of California, Berkeley, 1982
  • MS, Electrical Engineering. Stanford University, 1980
  • BS, Electrical Engineering. Stanford University, 1979.