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Dr. Yan Li

Yan LiAssociate Professor
Office: SSS 472
Phone: (715) 836-3507

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Spring 2017 Class Schedule:

Econ 318.001 Business Fluctuations & Forecasting
     TuTh 9:30-10:45 SSS 105
Econ 104.004 Principles of Macroeconomics
     TuTh 12:30-1:45 SSS 312
Econ 104.005 Principles of Macroeconomics
     TuTh 2:00-3:15 SSS 312


  • Ph.D. Economics, University of Iowa, July 2007
  • M.S. Actuarial Science, University of Iowa, Dec. 2006
  • M.A. Management Science, Beijing Institute of Technology, May 2001
  • B. E. Industrial Foreign Trade, Beijing Institute of Technology, June 1998

Classes Taught:

  • Econ 103 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • Econ 104 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Econ 318 - Business Fluctuations and Forecasting
  • Econ 321 - Money and Banking


Yan Li received a PhD in Economics and an MS in Actuarial Science from the University of Iowa. She joined the University of Wisconsin –Eau Claire as an Assistant Professor of Economics in Fall 2007. She was promoted to Associate Professor and awarded tenure as of Fall 2013. Her current research mainly studies the role of money, credit and banking in the macroeconomy and the liquidity effects of monetary policy. She is also interested in examining the income inequality and economic growth in emerging markets. Her recent publications include articles in peer-reviewed journals such as Macroeconomic Dynamics, Transportation Research (Part A): Policy and Practice, International Review of Economics and Finance, Journal of Macroeconomics, Review of Social Economy, Journal of Pacific Asia, Journal of Business Diversity, International Business Research and International Journal of Economics and Finance.

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Dr. Li teaching in Xi’an, China summer 2011