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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
    Email: Send an email to Tanjim Hossain
    Phone: 905-569-4425


    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.

    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; 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

    Other Info

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

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