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 Economics, Personnel Economcis, 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.

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.


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.


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

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