Danielle Li

MIT, Sloan School of Management

Associate Professor (Class of 1922 Career Development Professor)


Danielle Li is the Class of 1922 Career Development Professor, and an Associate Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, as well as a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Her research interests are in economics of innovation and labor economics, with a focus on how organizations evaluate ideas, projects, and people.
Danielle's work has been published in leading academic journals across a range of fields, including the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Science, and Management Science. In addition, her work has been regularly featured in media outlets such as the Economist, New York Times, and Wall Street Journal.
She has previously taught at the Harvard Business School and the Kellogg School of Management. She holds an AB in mathematics and the history of science from Harvard College and a PhD in economics from MIT.