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Dr. LI Yunan


Assistant Professor

9-228, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong
+852 34425231
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Research Areas

Microeconomic Theory
Mechanism Design
Auction Theory
Contract Theory
Information Economics


PhD - Economics (University of Pennsylvania)
MA - Economics (Tsinghua University)
BA - Economics (Fudan University)


Dr. Yunan Li received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to her doctoral study, she obtained her MA in Economics from Tsinghua University and BA in Economics from Fudan University. Her main research interests include microeconomic theory, mechanism design, auction theory, contract theory and information economics.


Journal Publications and Reviews

LI, Yunan; WANG, Cheng / ENDOGENOUS LABOR MARKET CYCLES. May 2022; In: International Economic Review. Vol. 63, No. 2, pp. 849-881

LI, Yunan / Mechanism design with financially constrained agents and costly verification. July 2021; In: Theoretical Economics. Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 1139-1194

Li, Yunan / Mechanism design with costly verification and limited punishments. March 2020; In: Journal of Economic Theory. Vol. 186

Li, Yunan / Efficient mechanisms with information acquisition. July 2019; In: Journal of Economic Theory. Vol. 182, pp. 279-329

Li, Yunan / Approximation in mechanism design with interdependent values. May 2017; In: Games and Economic Behavior. Vol. 103, pp. 225-253