Newcastle University Business School

Staff Profile

Dr Jia Liu

Research Associate



2010-2015 Ph.D. in Economics, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

2006-2010 B.Sc. in Economics (Public Finance), Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (ZUEL), Wuhan, China


2010-2014    NTU Research Scholarship for Ph.D. study

2010              Award for Outstanding Graduates for B.Sc. Study

2009              National Motivational Award

                      The Specialized Scholarship of Excellent Achievements

2008              The Specialized Scholarship of Excellent Achievements


Language: English (Fluent), Mandarin Chinese (Native)

Computer: STATA, Z-Tree, Scientific Workplace, HTML, JavaScript, PHP (SQL)



Research Interests

Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics, Behavioral Finance, Applied Microeconomics 

I view my research, in general, as using behavioral insights to understand micro-empirical issues, mostly through experimental methods. Topics I have been working on include cooperation, third-party punishment, and strategic interactions in incomplete contracts, etc.


Teaching Experience

Principles of Economics (Undergraduate, TA) 2011-2014

Managerial Economics: Theory & Applications (Postgraduate, TA) 2012

Principles of Microeconomics (Undergraduate, TA) 2013

Economics (Pre-Postgraduate preparatory Course, Lecturer) 2014

Statistics (Pre-Postgraduate preparatory Course, Lecturer) 2014

Teaching Certificate:

Certificate of Completion for Successfully Completing the Eight-module Course with Assessment "University Teaching for Teaching Assistants" (NTU)