Dr. Minqi Li
Associate Professor, Department of Economics
University of Utah
Dr. Minqi Li received a PhD in economics from University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2002.
Upon completion of his PhD, Li became a visiting assistant professor at Franklin and Marshall College at Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
From 2003 to 2006, Li was an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science of York University in Toronto, Canada.
He has been teaching at Department of Economics of University of Utah since 2006.
From 2006 to 2010, Li published 1 peer reviewed book, 10 peer reviewed articles, 4 peer reviewed book chapters, 1 non-peer reviewed book, 4 non-peer reviewed articles, 2 non-peer reviewed book chapters, 4 working papers, 1 short article, and 2 book reviews.
One of his
books has been translated into Turkish.
In addition, Li
gave 13 conference presentations and 14 invited lectures or talks.
In 2009, he was elected to be a member of the editorial board of Review of Radical Political Economics.
In recent years, Minqi Li's
research has focused on the following areas: (1) the long-term movement of investment profitability and its impact on economic performance; (2) global financial imbalances with a focus on the Chinese and the US economy; (3) energy and environmental issues.
All three issues are connected by a common theme: long-term cyclical movements and secular trends of the current world system.
Studies on these issues contribute to better understanding of the historical evolution of the current world system and its possible future trajectories.
recent book was The Rise of China and the Demise of the Capitalist World Economy (Pluto Press and Monthly Review Press
has published several articles and given talks on many occasions on peak oil, climate change, and global economic crisis.
is maintaining and updating an annual report on "Peak Energy and the Limits to Global Economic Growth."
University of Utah