Staff profile - Hao Jia

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Dr Hao Jia

Position: Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business and Law
Department: BL Deakin Business School
Campus: Geelong Waterfront Campus
Phone: +61 3 522 72462 +61 3 522 72462



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.


Teaching Interests

Mathematics for Economists


Industrial Organization

Game Theory

Subjects and units currently teaching

MAE101 Economic Principles

MAE301 Microeconomic Theory and Policy

MAE304 Labour Economics

MAE356 Quantitative Methods


Research interests

Game Theory

Contest Theory

Bayesian Econometrics.



Jia, H., S. Skaperdas and S. Vaidya (2013): “Contest functions: theoretical foundations and issues in estimation,” International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 31, 211-222

Jia, H. and S. Skaperdas (2012): “Technologies of conflict,” in Garfinkel, Michelle R. and Skaperdas, Stergios (eds), The Oxford handbook of the economics of peace and conflict, 449-472, Oxford University Press, New York.

Jia, H. (2012): “Contests with the probability of a draw: a stochastic foundation,” Economic Record, Vol. 88, No. 282, 391–406.

Jia, H. (2010): “On a class of contest success functions,” B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, Contributions, Vol. 10, No. 1, 1-12.

Jia, H. (2008): "A stochastic derivation of the ratio form of contest success functions," Public Choice, Vol. 135, 125-130.

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