David Daokui Li

Biography

David Daokui Li is a prominent Chinese economist, a former member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the People’s Bank of China, and director of the Center for China in the World Economy at the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University and speaks fluent English. He quoted frequently in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and financial media throughout the world.

Before joining Tsinghua, he was a member of the faculty of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and the University of Michigan, and was a National Fellow of Hoover Institution at Stanford University. In 2006, David Li was chosen by Wall Street Wire as one of the ten most influential economists in China.

David Li is currently a delegate to the Beijing People’s Congress and a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Committee, is a member of the Global Agenda Councils, and a Rapporteur of the International Financial Institutions Reform Cluster of the Global Redesign Initiative of the World Economic Forum based in Davos, Switzerland.

Video of his presentation to 2013 World Economic Forum in Davos: