Anqi Li

Assistant Professor
Anqi Li,  in a red shirt in front of a tree
Office: HH 207

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Research Papers

BEcon&Fin (University of Hong Kong); PhD (Stanford)

Areas of specialization

I have broad research interests in microeconomic theory. Topics I have worked on include: mechanism design, contract theory, political economy, social network, and boundedly rational learning. Rational inattention and its consequences for media, politics, and inequality are the focuses of my recent work.


I am an assistant professor of economics at University of Waterloo. Previously, I was an assistant professor of economics at Washington University in St. Louis from 2013 to 2021, a visiting scholar at California Institute of Technology from 2021 to 2022, and a visiting assistant professor at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University from 2022 to 2023. I hold a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University and did my postdoc at University of Pennsylvania. I teach undergraduate and graduate courses on economic theory. 

Selected Publications