Yuan Li


► Short CV

Yuan Li is currently Acting Professor (W2) and Representative Chair for East Asian Business and Economic Studies at IN-EAST and Mercator School of Management at University of Duisburg-Essen. He is also President Elect of the Chinese Economic Association (Europe/UK). He studied economics and modern Chinese economy in Catholic University of Milan and University of California, San Diego, was Postdoctoral fellow in University of Duisburg-Essen, and was Assistant Professor in Stockholm School of Economics. His publications appear on leading international journals such as the Economics of Transition, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, European Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Chinese Economics and Business Studies etc. His Ph.D. dissertation was awarded the Best Ph.D. Dissertation by the International Society for New Institutional Economics (ISNIE). He has been awarded the honorable academic title of “Zijin” scholar by Nanjing University of Science and Technology.

► Research Interests
  • Development of emerging markets (especially China and East Asia)
  • Analysis of organizations and institutions
  • Political economy and public economics
  • China's governance and policy making
  • The “One Belt, One Road” Initiative