Huihui Li

Huihui Li


  • +86 (592) 2182659
  • 422 Siming South Rd
    Xiamen University, Econ Building A203
    Xiamen, Fujian, 361005, China

I am an Assistant Professor of Economics at the School of Economics and Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics, Xiamen University. My main research area is econometrics, and I also work on topics in industrial organization and applied microeconomics. My econometric interests include nonparametric identification, estimation of structural models, and the econometrics of games.


  • Ph.D. in EconomicsPennsylvania State University, 2016
  • M.A. in EconomicsPeking University, 2010
  • B.A. in Economics & B.S. in StatisticsPeking University, 2007


  • Assistant Professor, Xiamen UniversitySep. 2016 – Present


  • “The Association of State-level Drug and Opioid Overdose Deaths with the Capacity of Behavioural Health Professionals in the United States,” with Xinxin Han, Yi-Lang Tang, Judith Palfrey, and Jiming Zhu. Health and Social Care in the Community, 30(6), e4585–e4593, 2022.
  • “China’s Macroeconomic Stability: An Empirical Study based on Survey Data,” with Chia-Shang J. Chu and Tianyi Wang. China Economic Journal, 4(1), 43–64, 2011.
  • “Catastrophic Risk Management in China: Experience and Development.” Economic and Social Development, 7(11), 25–28, 2009. (in Chinese)
  • “Empirical Study on Performance Evaluation of Property Insurance Companies in China,” with Jiazi Guo, Ting Han, and Yunbo Liu. Risk Management and Economic Safety: Viewpoint of Finance and Insurance Industries. Proceedings of CCISSR 2006 Conference, 62–82, 2006. (in Chinese)

Working Papers

  • “Mental Health Professionals in China from 2017 to 2019: More Educated, Better Paid, but Less Satisfied,” with Lijun Shen, Jiming Zhu, et al.
  • “Offline Size and Online Scale: A Tale of Two Platforms,” with Kai Li.
  • “Belief Error and Non-Bayesian Social Learning: Experimental Evidence,” with Boğaçhan Çelen and Sen Geng.   Supplement
  • “Nonparametric Identification of k-Double Auctions using Price Data.”
  • “Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of Double Auctions with Bargaining,” with Nianqing Liu.
  • “Uniform Consistency of a Boundary Corrected Kernel Density Estimator.”

Work in Progress

  • “Semi-nonparametric Estimation of Double Auctions using Price Data.”
  • “Costly Observation and Welfare in a Social Learning Environment.”
  • “Group Membership Detection in High-Dimensional Panel Data.”
  • “Improved Computational Method for Multidimensional Continuous-Choice Dynamic Problems”


  • 2022 — Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society in China
  • 2019 — Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Monash/Xiamen Workshop on FEES
  • 2018 — California Econometrics Conference
  • 2017 — Shandong University, China Meeting of the Econometric Society, Annual Conference of International Association for Applied Econometrics
  • 2016 — Lancaster University, Xiamen University
  • 2015 — Midwest Econometrics Group, Canadian Econometric Study Group
  • 2014 — European Meeting of the Econometric Society, University of Hong Kong, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Renmin University of China

Referee Experience

Journal of Econometrics

Teaching Experience



  • Advanced Econometrics (Graudate)Fall 2016–2022
  • Mathematical Statistics (Undergraduate)Spring 2022, 2023
  • Mathematical Economics (Undergraduate)Fall 2016, 2017, Spring 2019
  • Thesis Writing (Undergraduate)Spring 2020, 2021

Teaching Assistant


  • Intermediate Econometrics (Undergraduate)Spring 2012, 2015
  • Economics of Uncertainty (Undergraduate)Fall 2014
  • Labor Economics (Undergraduate)Spring 2014
  • Empirical Methods (Graudate)Fall 2012
  • Introductory Macroeconomics (Undergraduate)Fall 2010, Spring 2011


  • Managerial Economics (MBA)Fall 2009
  • Managerial Accounting (MBA)Fall 2009
  • Marketing in China (MBA)Spring 2009
  • Fundamentals of Management (MBA)Spring 2009
  • Corporate Finance (MBA)Fall 2008

Language & Skills

  • English (fluent)
  • Chinese (native)
  • Python
  • Stata
  • R
  • C
  • SAS

Certified China Associate Actuary

 September 2022· CV in English / Chinese