Ninghui Li

Welcome! I am a Ph.D. Candidate in Economics at the University of California, Davis. I am on the job market in the 2022-23 academic year and available for interviews.


I study the spatial economy with a focus on human capital flow and investment. My job market paper unpacks the trends in U.S. spatial inequality with a local brain drain inside innovation clusters.


Research Interests
Primary: International Trade, Labor Economics.
Secondary: Urban Economics.



Contact Info nhli@ucdavis.edu


Link to CV