Lin Hao

Assistant Professor

Lin  Hao

Contact Information

  • Office: 351 Mendoza College of Business
  • Phone: 574-631-1735
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Lin Hao received his Ph.D. in Business Administration with the concentration in Information Systems from the University of Washington in 2012. His current research interests center on pricing of information goods, economics of peer-to-peer (P2P) sharing, and online retail strategies concerning agency pricing models. His work has been evidenced in the top academic journals Management Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ) and Production and Operations Management (POM). He teaches Business Intelligence at the University of Notre Dame and received 2014 James Dincolo Outstanding Teaching Award.

Areas of Expertise

Pricing of Information Goods

Economics of Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Sharing

Online Retail Strategies


Ph D, University of Washington


"Quality of Service Based Pricing Schemes for Content Sharing in Peer-to-Peer Networks", (with Prabuddha De, Yung-Ming Li, Yong Tan), Production and Operations Management, 26, 2017.

"A Mobile Platform's In-App Advertising Contract Under Agency Pricing for App Sales", (with Hong Guo, Robert Easley), Production and Operations Management, 26, 2017.

"An Analysis of Pricing Models in the Electronic Book Market", (with Ming Fan), MIS Quarterly, 38, 2014.