Prof. Jia YUAN

Associate Professor in Business Economics
Director of PhD Programme

Faculty of Business Administration
University of Macau, E22
Avenida da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China

Contact Information

Room: E22-4076
Telephone: (853) 8822-4651
E-mail: jiayuan
  • Ph.D. in Economics, University of Minnesota, USA, 2009
  • M.A. in Economics, Ohio State University, USA, 2004
  • Undergraduate Courses
    • 19 courses (2009 — 2013)
    • 2 courses (2013/2014)
  • Applied Economics
  • Empirical Industrial Organization
  • PI: YUAN Jia, “The Economic Causes of China’s Haze and Its Spillover Impact on Macau” sponsored by the FDTC Macau (澳門科學技術發展基金), MOP 473,000, 2014-2017.
  1. “Examining the inter-regional pollution spillover: Evidence from visibility in China”. Chinese Economy. Forthcoming.
  2. “Does trade bring environmental pollution?”, Zhigang Li, Nan Xu, and Jia Yuan, Economics Letters. 2015. Vol 128. 72–74.
  3. “What Drives People to Play Lottery Gambling? Evidence from the China Lottery Industry”, Jia Yuan and Jason Gao. International Gambling Studies. 2015, Vol. 15, No. 1, 159–178
  4. “Exploiting Biased Believers: Strategies of Online Lottery Ticket Sellers”, Jaimie Lien and Jia Yuan, Economic Inquiry. 2015 July. Vol. 53, p. 1506 – 1521
  5. “Examining the Gambling Behaviors of Chinese Online Lottery Gamblers: Are They Rational?”, Journal of Gambling Study. 2015 Jun, Vol.31(2):573-84.
  6. “The Cross-sectional “Gambler’s Fallacy”: Set Representativeness in Lottery Number Choices”, Jaimie Lien and Jia Yuan. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. 2015 Jan. Vol. 109, p. 163 – 172.
  7. “Is economic rebalancing “greener”? Evidence from visibility in China, 1984-2006”, Zhigang Li, Jia Yuan, Frank Song and Shangjin Wei. Journal of Comparative Economics. 2014. Vol 42, 1021–1032.
  8. “Visibility has more to say about the pollution-income link”, Bin Du, Zhigang Li, and Jia Yuan, Ecological Economics. 2014. 101(5), 81 -98.
  9. “The Lure of Illusory Luck: How Much Are People Willing to Pay for Random Shocks”, Jia Yuan, Guang-Zhen Sun and Ricardo Siu. Journal of Economics Behavior and Organization. 2014. 106 (10), 269-280.
  10. “Are Lotteries Substitutes for Each Other?”. Journal of Gambling Business and Economics. No 3, Page 1-14, December 2011
  1. “Macau’s Foreign Trade and Corporation Policies Under the “One Belt One Road” Strategy”. Liang Huafeng and Jia Yuan. Blue Book of Macau: Annual Report on Economy and Society of Macau 2016 (澳门蓝皮书——澳门经济社会发展分析报告2016)
  1. Invited Seminars at the University of Hong Kong (2011), Fudan University Business School (2011), Peking University (2011), Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (2011), Zhejiang University (2011), Fudan University Economics Department (2012), CEA Annual Conference at Calgary (2012), SEA Annual Conference at New Orleans (2012), University of Amsterdam (2013)
  • Econometric Society, AEA