Ming Li / 李 明


Associate Professor of Economics

Concordia University
Montreal, QC, Canada

CIREQ and CIRANO research fellow


Persuasion of a privately informed receiver, joint with Anton Kolotilin, Tymofiy Mylovanov, and Andriy Zapechelnyuk, November 2017, 85(6), 1949-1964, Econometrica.

“Psychologically-Based Voting with Uncertainty,” with Arianna Degan, European Journal of Political Economy, Volume 40, Part B, December 2015, 242–259, Special Issue on Behavioural Political Economy.

Reputation-Concerned Policy Makers and Institutional Status Quo Bias,” with Qiang Fu, 2014, 110, 15-25, Journal of Public Economics.

Advice from Multiple Experts: A Comparison of Simultaneous, Sequential, and Hierarchical Communication,” 2010, 10 (1), 22 pages, The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics (Topics), Article 18.

A Psychologically-Based Model of Voter Turnout,” with Dipjyoti Majumdar, 2010, Journal of Public Economic Theory, 12(5), pages 979-1002, October.

Information Collection in Bargaining,” 2009, 38(4), 481-498, International Journal of Game Theory.

When Mandatory Disclosure Hurts: Expert Advice and Conflicting Interests,” with Kristof Madarasz, 2008, 139(1), 47-74, Journal of Economic Theory.

Two (Talking) Heads May Not Be Better Than One,” 2008, 3(63), 1-8, Economics Bulletin.


Working Papers

Ambiguous persuasion, joint with Dorian Beauchêne and Jian Li, forthcoming at Journal of Economic Theory (available free until early January, 2019).

On the paradox of meritocracy, joint with Qiang Fu and Xue Qiao, submitted.

Persuasion with costly precision, joint with Arianna Degan, under revision.

Group formation and diversity, joint with Sourav Bhattacharya.

Optimal majority of referenda, joint with Qingqing Cheng.

Persuasion of a privately informed receiver, joint with Anton Kolotilin, Tymofiy Mylovanov, and Andriy Zapechelnyuk, published in Econometrica.

Psychologically-based voting with uncertainty, joint with Arianna Degan, published in European Journal of Political Economy–Special Issue on Behavioural Political Economy.

Reputation-concerned policy makers and institution designjoint with Qiang Fu, published in Journal of Public Economics.

Information transmission in political campaigns, joint with Arianna Degan.

Credibility for sale, joint with Tymofiy Mylovanov.

Please email me at ming.li@concordia.ca for the most up-to-date versions of my working papers.