Quazi Shahriar


5500 Campanile Dr., San Diego, CA 92182

Department of Economics

San Diego State University

Fax: (619) 594 5062

Email: qshahria@sdsu.edu



I am a Professor of Economics in San Diego State University. Here is my CV.



Applied Microeconomics, Experimental Economics, Industrial Organization, Behavioral Economics.



“Why is Dishonesty Difficult to Mitigate? The Interaction between Descriptive Norm and Monetary Incentive,” (with Arnab Mitra), Journal of Economic Psychology, 2020, Vol. 80: 102292.

“Deception: The Role of Uncertain Consequences,” (with Subhasish Dugar & Arnab Mitra), European Economic Review, 2019, Vol. 114, 1-18.

“Cheap-talk Evaluations in Contract Design,” (with Ninghua Du), Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 2018, Vol. 77, 78-87.

“Restricted and Free-form Cheap-Talk and the Scope for Efficient Coordination,” (with Subhasish Dugar), Games and Economic Behavior, 2018, Vol. 109, 294-310.

“Identification of Time and Risk Preferences in Buy Price Auctions,” (with Daniel Ackerberg and Keisuke Hirano), Quantitative Economics, 2017, Vol. 8, No. 3, 809-849.

“Fairness, One’s Source of Income, and Others’ Decisions: An Ultimatum Game Experiment,” (with Kangoh Lee) Managerial and Decision Economics, 2017, Vol. 38, No. 3, 423-431.

“Non-neutral and Asymmetric Effects of Neutral Ratings: Evidence from eBay,” Managerial and Decision Economics, 2016, Vol. 37, No. 2, 95-105.

“An Experimental Test of the Robustness and the Power of Forward Induction,” Managerial and Decision Economics, 2014, Vol. 35, No. 4, 264-277.

“Forward Induction and Other-regarding Preferences Arising from an Outside Option: An Experimental Investigation,” Journal of Management and Strategy, 2013, Vol. 4, No. 4, 52-57.

“Group Identity and the Moral Hazard Problem: Evidence from the Field,” (with Subhasish Dugar) Journal Economics and Management Strategy, 2012, Vol. 21, No. 4, 1061-1081.

“Focal Points and Economic Efficiency: Role of Relative Label Salience,” (with Subhasish Dugar) Southern Economic Journal, 2012, Vol. 78, No. 3, 954-975.

“An Experimental Study of Auctions with a Buy Price Under Private and Common Values,” (with John Wooders) Games and Economic Behavior, 2011, Vol. 72, No. 2, 558-573.

“The Power of an Outside Option that Generates a Focal Point: An Experimental Investigation,” Economics Bulletin, 2011, Vol. 31, No.3, 2151-2158.

“Identity in a Second-price Sealed Bid Auction: An Experimental Investigation,” Manchester School, 2010, Vol. 79, No. 1, 159-170.


Working Papers

“Elections and Incentives to Fabricate News: The Role of Candidates’ Ex-ante Fitness for Office,” (with Subhasish Dugar).


Work in Progress

“The Buy-it-now Option, Risk Aversion and Impatience in an Empirical Model of eBay Bidding” (with Daniel Ackerberg and Keisuke Hirano).

“Disclosure Policy and Effort Choice” (with Ninghua Du).



Principles of Micro, Intermediate Micro, Game Theory, Micro Theory.



Department of Economics

San Diego State University