Lien, Jaimie

BA (Wellesley College); MA, PhD (University of California)

Assistant Professor

Contact

Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics

Room 924, 9/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 9699

jaimie@baf.cuhk.edu.hk

Biography

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.

Teaching Areas

Economics for Business Studies
Economics for Tourism and Hospitality

Research Interests

Behavioural Economics
Experimental Economics
Microeconomics

  • Grants
    • 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