Dr Lyla Zhang

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Dr Le (Lyla) Zhang

Lecturer in Economics


Contact Details

Tel: + 61 2 9850 6088

Email: lyla.zhang@mgsm.edu.au




About Dr Le (Lyla) Zhang

Lecturer in Economics

Ph.D. University of New South Wales (2014)

Teaching Areas

  • Accounting, Economics & Finance
  • Economic Context of Management
  • Economics and Markets

Research Area Affiliations

  • Experimental and behavioural economics

Research Statement

Dr Le (Lyla) Zhang specialises in experimental and behavioural economics. Her research agenda, combining the theory with experiments, focuses on social preferences, tournament, information search for decision making, and credence goods market.


Journal Articles

  • Greiner, B., Zhang, L., & Tang, C. (2017). Separation of prescription and treatment in health care markets: a laboratory experiment. Health Economics (United Kingdom), 26(S3), 21-35. DOI: 10.1002/hec.3575
  • Zhang, L., & Ortmann, A. (2016). Pro-social or anti-social, or both? A within- and between-subjects study of social preferences. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 62, 23-32. DOI: 10.1016/j.socec.2016.03.001
  • Zhang, L., & Ortmann, A. (2014). The effects of the take-option in dictator-game experiments: A comment on Engel's (2011) meta-study. Experimental Economics, 17(3), 414-420. DOI: 10.1007/s10683-013-9375-7

Book chapters

  • Wong, J., Ortmann, A., Motta, A., & Zhang, L. (2016). Understanding Social Impact Bonds and Their Alternatives: An Experimental Investigation, in Sebastian J. Goerg , John R. Hamman (ed.) Experiments in Organizational Economics (Research in Experimental Economics, Volume 19) Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.39– 83. DOI: 10.1108/S0193-230620160000019011
  • Ortmann, A., & Zhang, L. (2015). Sample size null hypothesis significance testing. In M. Altman (Ed.), Real-world decision making: an encyclopedia of behavioral economics (pp. 373-374). Greenwood Press/ABC-CLIO.
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