Jin Li
Jin Li

STRATEGY
Assistant Professor of Strategy

Print Overview

Jin Li is Assistant Professor of Strategy at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Prior to Kellogg, he received his PhD in economics from M.I.T. Professor Li's research interests include labor economics and organizational economics. At Kellogg, Professor Li has taught strategy and organization (MGMT 452) and personnel strategy (MGMT440) to MBA students and organizational economics to doctoral students.



Areas of Expertise
Contract Theory
Economics of Organizations
Information Economics
Microeconomics
Strategy

Print Vita
Education
PhD, 2007, Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
BS, 2002, Applied Mathematics, California Institute of Technology
BA, 2002, Economics and Mathematics, Wesleyan University

Academic Positions
Assistant Professor in Management and Strategy Department, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2008-present
Donald P. Jacobs Scholar, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2007-2008

Print Research
Research Interests
Labor economics, organizational economics

Articles
Li, Jin and Charles Plott. 2009. Tacit Collusion in Auctions and Conditions for Its Facilitation and Prevention: Equilibrium Selection in Laboratory Experimental Markets. Economic Inquiry. 47(3): 425-448.
Li, Jin. 2013. Job Mobility, Wage Dispersion, and Technological Chane: As Asymmetric Information Perspective. European Economic Review. 60: 105-126.
Matouschek, Niko and Jin Li. 2013. Managing Conflicts in Relational Contracts. American Economic Review. 103(6): 2328-51.
Working Papers
Li, Jin and Michael Powell. 2015. Multilateral Cooperation Under Uncertainty.
Fong, Yuk-fai and Jin Li. 2010. Information Revelation in Relational Contracts.
Li, Jin, Joyee Deb and Arijit Mukherjee. 2012. Relational Contracts with Subjective Peer Evaluations.
Fong, Yuk-fai and Jin Li. 2012. Relational Contracts, Efficiency Wage, and Employment Dynamics.
Li, Jin. 2013. A Theory of Wage Distribution and Dynamics with Assignment and Pareto Learning.
Li, Jin and Yuk-fai Fong. 2012. When Does Aftermarket Monopolization Soften Foremarket Competition?.
Li, Jin, Pak Hung and Yuk-fai Fong. 2011. Reputation Turnaround Through Voluntary Ownership and Management Turnover.
Powell, MichaelJin Li and Rongzhu Ke. 2015. Managing Careers in Organizations.
Powell, MichaelNiko Matouschek and Jin Li. 2015. Power Dynamics in Organizations.
Li, Jin. 2013. Theory of Delegation Dynamics.
Li, Jin. 2011. A Theory of Turnover and Wage Dynamics.

 
Print Teaching
Teaching Interests
Labor economics, contract theory, and organizational economics