Tanjim Hossain

Tanjim Hossain

Chair, Management; Professor (Marketing)

Tanjim Hossain is the Chair and a 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 ReviewManagement ScienceQuarterly Journal of Economics, and RAND Journal of Economics, and has been featured in The EconomistUSA 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.

Ph.D., Princeton University
B.S., University of Maryland College Park
B.A., University of Maryland College Park


When Do Markets Tip? A Cognitive Hierarchies Approach, with John Morgan, forthcoming, Marketing Science 

The Binarized Scoring Rule, with Ryo Okui, forthcoming, Review of Economic Studies 

The Behavioralist Visits the Factory: Increasing Productivity Using Simple Framing Manipulations, with John A. List, forthcoming, Management Science

Competing Matchmakers: An Experimental Analysis, with Dylan Minor and John Morgan, Management Science, November 2011, 57(11), 1913-1925

Shrouded Attributes and Information Suppression: Evidence from the Field, with Jennifer Brown and John Morgan, Quarterly Journal of Economics, May 2010, 125(2)

Sniping and Squatting in Auction Markets, with Jeffrey C. Ely, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, August 2009, 1(2), 68-94

The Quest for QWERTY, with John Morgan, American Economic Review (P&P), May 2009, 99(2), 435-440

Learning by Bidding,  RAND Journal of Economics, Summer 2008, 39(2), 509-529

…Plus Shipping and Handling: Revenue (Non)Equivalence in Field Experiments on eBay, with John Morgan, Advances in Economic Analysis & Policy, 2006, Vol. 6:2:3


Behavioural economics, Industrial organization