Dr Hao Jia

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Geelong Waterfront Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (Economics), Uni of California (Irvine), 2008
Master of Business Administration, Tsinghua University, 2002
Bachelor of Arts, Wuhan University, 1997

Biography

Dr Hao Jia is currently a lecturer of economics at Deakin University, interested in a wide range of applied and theoretical topics in game theory and political economy.

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Research interests

  • Game Theory
  • Contest Theory
  • Bayesian Econometrics

Teaching interests

  • Mathematics for Economists
  • Microeconomics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Game Theory

Units taught

  • MAE101 - Economic Principles

Projects

Current Research Projects

  • The optimal prize structure for Tullock contests
  • The Optimal Discriminating Power in Contests (with Stergios Skaperdas)
  • Positive Assortative Matching and Even Split Rule (with Nejat Anbarci)
  • Endogenous Occupational Choice and Social Networks (with Nejat Anbarci and Ching-jen Sun)
  • A note on the Heteroskedastic Consistent Covariance Matrix Estimators (with Dale J. Poirier)

Publications

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2013

Contest functions : theoretical foundations and issues in estimation

H Jia, S Skaperdas, S Vaidya

(2013), International journal of industrial organization, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2012

Contests with the probability of a draw : a stochastic foundation

H Jia

(2012), Vol. 88, pp. 391-406, Economic record, Richmond, Vic., C1

journal

Technologies of conflict

H Jia, S Skaperdas

(2012), pp. 449-472, The Oxford handbook of the economics of peace and conflict, New York, N. Y., B1

chapter
2010

On a class of contest success functions

H Jia

(2010), Vol. 10, pp. 1-12, B.E. journal of theoretical economics, Berkeley, Calif., C1

journal
2008

A stochastic derivation of the ratio form of contest success functions

H Jia

(2008), Vol. 135, pp. 125-130, Public choice, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report