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Dr. Jianrong TIAN


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Dr. Jianrong TIAN joined The University of Hong Kong as Assistant Professor in Economics in 2016.  Before joining, he received his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and finished his undergraduate study at Fudan University.

Tian's research interest is microeconomic theory, including information economics, game theory and mechanism design.

Areas of Interest

  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Information Economics
  • Game Theory
  • Mechanism Design


  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • B.A., Fudan University

Working Papers

  • "Optimal Interval Division," 2015
  • "Monotone Comparative Statics for Cut-offs," 
    Revise and Resubmit for Journal of Economic Theory, 2015
  • "Informational Herding, Optimal Experimentation, and Contrarianism,"
    (with Lones Smith and Peter Sørensen), Revise and Resubmit for Review of Economic Studies, 2015
  • "The Law of Accuracy," 2015
  • "Informational Inertia,"
    (with Lones Smith), 2014

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