Nan Li joined Antai College of Economics and Management (ACEM), Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), as an Associate Professor in Finance in 2014. She is the Vice Director of SJTU Securities Research Investment Institute and an affiliated researcher in China Banking Industry at the SJTU Institute of Industry Research. After receiving her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago in 2005, she started her academic career in the Department of Finance, NUS Business School at the National University of Singapore. She was an affiliated researcher at the Risk Management Institute and the Institute of Real Estate Studies in NUS.
Nan Li's research field is financial economics and financial econometrics, focusing on macro asset pricing. Her current works include pricing intangible capital and robust decision-making under ambiguity in the financial market. Her work with Lars Peter Hansen and John C. Heaton on Consumption Strikes Back? Measuring Long-Run Risk was published in the Journal of Political Economy in 2008. In addition, her articles and opinions on Digital RMB, Ant IPO Suspension, Default of Evergrande, Delist of Didi, and other timely topics in the financial market and financial regulations in China appeared on Nikkei Asia, Reuters, SupChina, FT Chinese, Xinhua net, the Paper, and other news media in English and Chinese.
Nan Li teaches Asset Allocation and Risk Management in the MBA program, Introduction to Fintech, and all-in-English courses on Bank Management, Introduction to China Banking Industry, and Time Series Analysis in Macroeconomics and Finance to undergraduate and Ph.D. students. Her courses are open globally via online learning platforms such as iCourse, Global Hybrid Classroom Program of Global MOOC Alliance, APRU Virtual Student Exchange Program, and Jiao·Tong Global Virtual Classroom.