Jing Li
Dr. Jing LI
Economics
Lecturer
BBA (IBGM) Deputy Programme Director and Admissions Tutor

3917 0024

KK 938

Academic & Professional Qualification
  • PhD, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Master, Central University of Finance and Economics
  • Bachelor, China Youth University for Political Sciences
Biography

Dr. Jing Li obtained her Ph.D. in Applied Economics from the Pennsylvania State University. She also holds an M.A. in Finance from the Central University of Finance and Economics, and a B.A. in Economics from the China Youth University for Political Sciences. Dr. Li also worked in Caterpillar (China) Financial Leasing Co., Ltd.

Dr. Li’s current research focuses on the determinants of consumer demand, emphasizing the role of consumers’ preference for variety and product healthy attributes. She is also interested in the relationship between product quality and productivity, and how they together shape firms’ competence in supply and demand. Dr. Li’s teaching interest includes Industrial Organization, Consumer Behaviour, Business Strategy, Commodity Market, Marketing Research, and Chinese Economy.

Teaching

China Economy

Research Interest
  • Empirical Industrial Organization
  • Consumer Demand Modeling
  • Applied Econometrics
Selected Publications
  • “Demand for Ready-to-Eat Cereals with Household-level Censored Purchase Data and Nutrition Label Information: A Distance Metric Approach”, with Edward C. Jaenicke, Tobenna D. Anekwe, and Alessandro Bonanno, Agribusiness, 34(4): 687-713, 2018.
  • “Food Insecurity and Food Access in U.S. Metropolitan Areas”, with Alessandro Bonanno, Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 37(2):177-204, 2014.
  • “Food Insecurity and Access”, with Alessandro Bonanno, Focus, 29 (1):18-20, Spring/Summer 2012, Institute for Research on Poverty at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Working papers
  • Holding Productivity Comparable: The Role of Quality in Measuring Productivity Growth”, with Shengyu Li and Hongsong Zhang.
  • How Important is Preference for Variety in Consumer Demand: Evidence from Ready-to-Eat Cereal Market”, with Edward C. Jaenicke.
  • Quantify the Effect of Changing Healthy Attributes in Ready-to-Eat Cereal Market”, with Edward C. Jaenicke.
  • Welfare Impacts from Store Attribute-Based Policy Interventions in an Urban Setting: An Application to Philadelphia”, with Lauren Chenarides and Edward C. Jaenicke.
Recent Publications
Exploring the New Directions to Boost Hong Kong’s Tourism

Before the pandemic, Hong Kong's tourist attractions were bustling with visitors. Post-pandemic, while many local residents flock north for holidays, there are not many tourists coming to Hong Kong. In 2024 Q1, the number of tourists visiting Hong Kong was 11.23 million, only 60% of the same period in 2019. What can the tourism industry do to draw visitors back?

Post-pandemic Era: Creating a Sustainable Shopping Tourism Experience in Hong Kong

作為一個多元旅遊城市,香港以豐富的文化遺產、美食文化、國際化購物環境和現代商業的都市風貌而舉世聞名,成為國內外廣大遊客心中的旅遊勝地。然而,受全球新冠疫情的影響,香港旅遊業也成為最受打擊的行業之一。

Post-pandemic Era: Creating a Sustainable Shopping Tourism Experience in Hong Kong

作為一個多元旅遊城市,香港以豐富的文化遺產、美食文化、國際化購物環境和現代商業的都市風貌而舉世聞名,成為國內外廣大遊客心中的旅遊勝地。然而,受全球新冠疫情的影響,香港旅遊業也成為最受打擊的行業之一。

Marking Boat to Find the Sword? Rethinking the U.S. Interest Rate Policy

3月10日,作為美國在創科領域最重要的銀行,矽谷銀行在48小時內突然宣布破產,無疑是近年來震撼全球的金融事件。雖然因為美國聯邦再保險公司快速介入和美國政府托底,避免了危機向其他金融機構和實體經濟大規模蔓延,但已反映出聯邦儲備局(聯儲局)自2022年以來多輪加息對金融和經濟帶來的巨大衝擊。

Marking Boat to Find the Sword? Rethinking the U.S. Interest Rate Policy

3月10日,作為美國在創科領域最重要的銀行,矽谷銀行在48小時內突然宣布破產,無疑是近年來震撼全球的金融事件。雖然因為美國聯邦再保險公司快速介入和美國政府托底,避免了危機向其他金融機構和實體經濟大規模蔓延,但已反映出聯邦儲備局(聯儲局)自2022年以來多輪加息對金融和經濟帶來的巨大衝擊。

Learn How to Play Hard in order to Work Harder: Dr. Jing LI

More than an expert in consumer behavior, Dr. Li is also a very friendly teacher. She is always ready to consult students on their studies and career.