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DR. TENG LI (李腾)

Teng Li is Associate Professor at the International School of Business and Finance at Sun Yat-sen University. He holds a Ph.D. degree in economics from NUS.


Research fields: Labor and Finance, Environmental Economics, and Applied Microeconomics.



My Featured Research


Using a standard DID framework, our analysis finds that the pandemic increased unemployment by 27-62% from late January 2020 to the end of September 2020.


Productivity increase associated with non-linear incentives outweighs the costs to the company caused by gaming behaviors.


Barely winners of the symbolic award perform worse in productivity than barely losers in the quarter following the award designation.


We document a 10% increase in monthly stock investment returns is associated with a decrease of 3.9% in the same investor’s next-month work output.

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Experienced or female teachers can improve student academic performance and non-cognitive ability through management skills.

We present the evidence for the long-term persistent effects of ambient heat shock during the prenatal period on height, schooling years, and annual income.

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