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Li Zhou, PhD

Associate Professor



About Me

Li Zhou is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Alberta. She received her Ph.D. in economics from University of California at San Diego, her M.A. in economics from University of Illinois at Urban-Champaign, and her B.A. in public finance from Renmin University of China.


Li Zhou specializes in international trade, behavioral economics, and urban economics. Her research has addressed how the hold-up problem affects inner-city commercial development in the US, how foreign students in Australian universities affect the enrollment of native born, and how reference-dependent preferences affect professional sports industry and local governments.