Lin Hao

Assistant Professor

Lin  Hao

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Dr. Lin Hao's research portfolio primarily focuses on revenue models in platform markets. He is also interested in broad issues concerning the economics of information systems (e.g., digital games), peer-to-peer sharing economies, and online retail strategies. His work has been published or forthcoming at top academic journals such as Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, and Production and Operations Management. He teaches business analytics courses including Business Intelligence and Predictive Analytics at the University of Notre Dame. He received James Dincolo Outstanding Teaching Award for undergraduate teaching in 2014.

Areas of Expertise

Economics of Information Systems

Revenue Models in Platform Markets

Online Retail Strategies


Ph D, University of Washington

MS, Tsinghua University

BS, Tsinghua University


Predictive Analytics

Business Intelligence

Data Mining Tools & Techniques 1


"Who Wants Consumers To Be Informed? Facilitating Information Disclosure in a Distribution Channel", (with Yong Tan), to appear in Information Systems Research.

"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, Lead article, 2017.

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