BA (Wellesley College); MA, PhD (University of California)
Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial EconomicsRoom 924, 9/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong
+852 3943 9699
Prof. Jaimie Lien is Assistant Professor in Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her primary research areas are behavioural and experimental economics, with recent work on risk preferences, belief biases, strategic reasoning and self-control. Prof. Lien was a Co-founder of the Economic Science and Policy Experimental Laboratory (ESPEL) at School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, where she worked as Assistant Professor since 2010. She obtained a PhD and MA in Economics from University of California, San Diego, and a BA in Economics and Mathematics from Wellesley College. She has previously worked as an Associate Economist in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
Economics for Business Studies
Economics for Tourism and Hospitality
- Publications & Working Papers
- Jaimie W. Lien and Jie Zheng (Forthcoming), “Are Work Intensity and Healthy Eating Substitutes? Field Evidence on Food Choices under Varying Workloads,” Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organisation.
- Julia V. Chirkova, Jaimie W. Lien, Vladimir V. Mazalov, and Jie Zheng (Forthcoming), “Competition between Virtual Operators in a Two-sided Telecommunication Market,” Automation and Remote Control.
- Jaimie W. Lien, Jie Zheng, and Xiaohan Zhong (2017), “Ex-Ante Fairness in the Boston and Serial Dictatorship Mechanisms under Pre-exam and Post-exam Preference Submission,” Games and Economic Behaviour, Special Issue in Honour of John O. Ledyard, 101, 98-120.
- Jaimie W. Lien, Vladimir V. Mazalov, Anna V. Melnik, and Jie Zheng (2016), “Wardrop Equilibrium for Networks with the BPR Latency Function,” Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 9869, pp. 37-49.
- Jaimie W. Lien, Wang Wei and Jie Zheng (2016), “A Model of Capital Allocation, Education and Job Choice in China,” The Chinese Economy, Special Issue: Some Challenges to Economic Growth and Stability in China, 29(5), 307-326.
- Zhijian Wang, Yanran Zhou, Jaimie W. Lien, Jie Zheng, and Bin Xu (2016), “Extortion Can Outperform Generosity in the Iterated Prisoners’ Dilemma,” Nature Communications, Vol. 7, No. 11125.
- Jaimie W. Lien, Jie Zheng, and Xiaohan Zhong (2016), “Preference Submission Timing in School Choice Matching: Testing Fairness and Efficiency in the Laboratory,” Experimental Economics, 19, 116-150.
- Jaimie W. Lien and Jia Yuan (2015), “Selling to Biased Believers: Strategies of Online Lottery Ticket Vendors,” Economic Inquiry, 53, 1506-1521.
- Jaimie W. Lien and Jie Zheng (2015), “Deciding When to Quit: Reference-dependence over Slot Machine Outcomes,” American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, 105, 366-370.
- Jaimie W. Lien and Jia Yuan (2015), “The Cross-sectional ‘Gambler’s Fallacy’: Set Representativeness in Lottery Number Choices,” Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organisation, 109, 163-172.
- David Eil and Jaimie W. Lien (2014), “Staying Ahead and Getting Even: Risk Attitudes of Experienced Poker Players,” Games and Economic Behaviour, 87, 50-69.
- Hong Kong Research Grants Council, General Research Fund, 2017-2019 (Principal Investigator)
- Independent Research Project Grant, Tsinghua University, 2016-2018 (Principal Investigator)
- Ministry of Education Grant for Ph.D. Researchers, 2014-2015 (Principal Investigator)
- National Natural Science Foundation of China, Young Faculty Grant, 2014-2016 (Principal Investigator)
- Independent Research Project Grant, Tsinghua University, 2012-2015 (Principal Investigator)
- Academic/Professional Services
- Academic/Professional/Referee Service:
- American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, Games and Economic Behaviour, Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organisation, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, European Economic Review, Journal of Comparative Economics, Judgment and Decision Making, Journal of Economic Psychology, Singapore Economic Review, International Journal of Computer Systems Science and Engineering, Frontiers of Economics in China, Sage Open (article editor), Routledge Books
- Previous Employment:
- Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, 2010-2015
- Associate Economist, Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 2001-2003