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Mingxi Li

Education

  • Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 2022
  • M.A., Peking University, 2015
  • B.A., Peking University, 2013

About

Mingxi Li is a Ph.D. Candidate in Economics at the University of California, Davis, and a job market candidate for the 2021/22 academic year. Her job market paper investigates the legal systems and economic performance in colonial Shanghai. 

Research Focus

Primary: Economic History, Urban Economics

Secondary: Labor Economics

Teaching

Microeconomic Theory (graduate-level); Econometric Foundations (graduate-level); Topics in Cross-section Econo- metrics (graduate-level); World Economic History; Economic History (U.S.); Labor Economics; Decision Making; Economic Development; International Economic Relations

Awards

• Research and Travel Awards, UC Davis

• Exploratory Data and Travel Grant, Economic History Association (EHA)

• Department of Economics Fellowship, UC Davis

• First Prize of Graduate Student Scholarship, Peking University (5%)

• First Prize of Graduate Student Scholarship, Peking University (5%)

• “Leo KoGuan” Scholarship, Peking University (5%)

• Merit Student, Peking University (10%)

• “ICBC” Scholarship, Peking University (8%)

• “May 4th” Scholarship, Peking University (10%)