Meet the Faculty

Li  Qi

Li Qi

Associate Professor of Economics and Chair

Contact Information

Phone: 404.471.5182
Office Location: Campbell 224
Office Hours: Wednesdays 1-3 p.m. or by appointment

Academic Degrees

B.S., University of International Business and Economics, Beijing
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Teaching and Scholarly Interests

Professor Qi is interested in financial innovations, reforms and links to development in China and other transitional economies; behavioral and experimental economics and finance; emerging capital markets and their implication to financial theories.

Professional Activities

Recent publications by Professor Qi include:

An Experimental Examination of Portfolio Choice (With Lucy Ackert and Bryan Church), Review of Finance, 2015

China’s Internal Borders: What We Can Learn from the Business Cycle Correlations across Chinese Cities (with Ying Fang and Zhongjian Lin), The Chinese Economy, vol. 46, no. 3, pp. 42–62, May–June, 2013

Evaluating State vs. Private Sector Firm Development in China: Evidence from the Capital Structure of Manufacturing Firms (with Penny Prime), The Chinese Economy, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 74–106, March–April 2013

Irrationality in Experimental Asset Markets: Is it Me or You? (with Lucy Ackert and Brian Kluger), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 84, No. 1, pp. 278-291, Sep. 2012

Lying: An Experimental Investigation of the Role of Situational Factors (with Lucy Ackert, Bryan Church and Jason Kuang), Business Ethics Quarterly, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 605-632, Oct. 2011

Asset Pricing in Mildly Segmented International Capital Markets: An Experimental Approach (with Lucy Ackert and Stefano Mazzota), Southern Economic Journal, 77(3), pp.585-598, Jan. 2011.

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