Cher Li received her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2013. She is an Economist at the Federal Communications Commission.
Before joining the FCC, she was an assistant professor at the Colorado State University with research focuses on labor topics related to women and how public policies and social institutes affect their decisions and outcomes. Her publications and working papers study a variety of issues, including gender differences in regrades in college, under-representation of women in economics majors, tort reforms and physician distributions, EITC claims by divorced parents, as well as birth and health outcomes of women.
Cher Li joined IZA as a Research Fellow in July 2019.