Holder of a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ming Li is associate professor in the Department of Economics at Concordia University. His research interests are strategic information transmission, persuasion, game theoretical models of elections and political processes. He has written research articles on a variety of subjects, including conflicts of interest in advisor-decision maker relationships, behavioural models of voter turnout, institutional conservatism as a remedy for excessive risk-taking by politicians. Nowadays, he mainly spends time thinking about how communication and persuasion affect economic and political decision-making, and what measures can be taken to facilitate efficient communication and persuasion.
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