Staff profile - Hao Jia

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Dr Hao Jia

Position: Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business and Law
Department: Deakin Business School
Campus: Geelong Waterfront Campus
Phone: +61 3 52272462 +61 3 52272462



Title:                 Doctor of Philosophy (Economics)
Institution:       University of California, Irvine (USA)
Year Attained: 2008

Title:                 Master of Business Administration
Institution:       Tsinghua University (China)
Year Attained: 2002

Title:                 Bachelor of Science (Applied Mathematics)
Institution:       Wuhan University (China)
Year Attained: 1997

Title:                 Bachelor of Arts (Economics)
Institution:       Wuhan University (China)
Year Attained: 1997


Subjects and units currently teaching

MAE101, MAE301, MAE304, MAE356


Research interests

Game theory, contest theory, and Bayesian econometrics.



  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Jia, H. (2012): “Contests with the probability of a draw: a stochastic foundation,” Economic Record, Vol. 88, No. 282, 391–406.
  4. Jia, H. (2010): “On a class of contest success functions,” B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, Contributions, Vol. 10, No. 1, 1-12.
  5. Jia, H. (2008): "A stochastic derivation of the ratio form of contest success functions," Public Choice, Vol. 135, 125-130.

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