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Tanjim Hossain

Tanjim Hossain

Tanjim Hossain

Associate Professor in Marketing, Department of Management, University of Toronto Mississauga
Member of the Behavioural Economics in Action Research Cluster
Chief Scientist, BEAR Centre

Degrees:

PhD, Princeton University
BS, University of Maryland College Park
BA, University of Maryland College Park

Bio

Tanjim Hossain is an Associate Professor of Marketing in the Department of Management at the University of Toronto Mississauga, with a cross-appointment to the Marketing Area at Rotman. His main research interests include behavioural economics and industrial organization, especially using field and laboratory experiments to test the validity of theoretical predictions in the real world. His research has been published in

American Economic Review, Management Science, Quarterly Journal of Economics, and RAND Journal of Economics, and has been featured in The Economist, USA Today, and other news outlets. He has received multiple awards for excellence in refereeing and serves on the editorial board of Journal of Economic Feelings.

Other Info

* Director, Master of Management of Innovation (MMI) Program: July 2017 - Present * Chief Scientist, BEA@R: July 2017 - Present

Academic Positions

  • 2014-Present

    Associate Professor, University of Toronto

  • 2009-2014

    Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

  • 2004-2009

    Assistant Professor, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology

Selected Publications - Papers

  • Crowding Out in the Labor Market: A Pro-Social Setting is Necessary

    Tanjim Hossain and King King Li

    Management Science

    Issue:Forthcoming

  • The Binarized Scoring Rule

    Tanjim Hossain and Ryo Okui

    Review of Economic Studies

    Issue:80(3)

    2013

    Pages: 984-1001

  • When Do Markets Tip? A Cognitive Hierarchy Approach

    Tanjim Hossain and John Morgan

    Marketing Science

    Issue:32(3)

    2013

    Pages: 431-453

  • The Behavioralist Visits the Factory: Increasing Productivity Using Simple Framing Manipulations

    Tanjim Hossain and John A. List

    Management Science

    Issue:58(12)

    2012

    Pages: 2151-2167

  • Competing Matchmakers: An Experimental Analysis

    Tanjim Hossain, Dylan Minor, John Morgan

    Management Science

    Issue:57(11)

    2011

    Pages: 1913-1925

  • Shrouded Attributes and Information Suppression: Evidence from the Field

    Jennifer Brown, Tanjim Hossain, and John Morgan

    Quarterly Journal of Economics

    Issue:125(2)

    2010

    Pages: 859-876

  • Sniping and Squatting in Auction Markets

    Jeffrey C. Ely and Tanjim Hossain

    American Economic Journal: Microeconomics

    Issue:1(2)

    2009

    Pages: 68-94

  • The Quest for QWERTY

    Tanjim Hossain and John Morgan

    American Economic Review

    Issue:99(2)

    2009

    Pages: 435-440

  • Learning by Bidding

    Tanjim Hossain

    RAND Journal of Economics

    Issue:39(2)

    2008

    Pages: 509-529

  • ...Plus Shipping and Handling: Revenue (Non)-Equivalence in Field Experiments on eBay

    Tanjim Hossain and John Morgan

    Advances in Economic Analysis & Policy

    Issue:6(2)

    2006

    Pages: Article 3

Honors and Awards

  • 2011, 2012

    Meritorious Service Award, Management Science

  • 2007-08

    Excellence in Refereeing, American Economic Review

  • 2002-04

    Graduate Fellow, Fellowship of Woodrow Wilson Scholars

  • 1999

    Elected Member, Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Affiliations/Memberships

  • American Economic Association

  • Econometric Society

  • Economic Sciences Association

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