CCWE Director David D. Li
David Daokui Li is the Mansfield Freeman Chair Professor and head of the Department of Finance of the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University. He is also the director of Center for China in the World Economy (CCWE) at the School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University. Before rejoining his alma mater, he was on the faculty at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (1999-2004) and the University of Michigan (1992-1999). From 1997 to 1998, he was a National Fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.
His research areas include economic development, corporate finance, international economics, and the Chinese economy. His research on the Chinese economy covers China's state enterprise reform, property rights arrangements of non-state enterprises, the RMB exchange rate and foreign currency reserves, and China’s banking sector reform. Professor Li holds a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University and a B.E. from the School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University. Professor Li is also an honorary professor at both Sichuan and Nankai Universities.