Xiaogu Li

Xiaogu Li

  • PhD Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Economics
301 Armsby Building
University Park, PA 16802

Areas of Expertise

  • Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Environmental and Agricultural Policy
  • Non-market Valuation
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Applied Econometrics


  • Ph.D. (expected May 2020) Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Economics, Penn State University
  • M.A. Economics, North Carolina State University
  • M.S. Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • B.A. Economics, Peking University, Beijing, China
Selected Publications

Li, X. and K. Y. Zipp. (2019). Dynamics and Uncertainty in Land-Use Conversion for Perennial Energy Crop Production: Exploring Effects of Payments for Ecosystem Services Policies. Agricultural and Resource Economics Review. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/age.2019.3

Li, X., K. Jensen, C. Clark, and D. Lambert (2018). "Consequentiality Beliefs and Consumer Valuation of Extrinsic Attributes in Beef." Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 50 (1), 1-26.

Li, X., K. Jensen, C. Clark, and D. Lambert (2016). "Consumer Willingness to Pay for Beef Grown Using Climate Friendly Production Practices." Food Policy(64), 93-106. Media coverage: Food Navigator, 2016 (https://www.foodnavigator.com/Article/2016/10/13/Niche-beef-could-charge-more-for-greener-grazing-labelling).

Li, X., C. Clark, K. Jensen, and S. Yen (2016). "The Effect of Mail-in Utility Rebates on Willingness-to-Pay for ENERGY STAR® Certified Refrigerators. " Environmental and Resource Economics 63(1), 1-23.

Li, X., C. Clark, K. Jensen, and S. Yen (2014). “Will Consumers Follow Climate Leaders? The Effect of Manufacturer Participation in A Voluntary Environmental Program on Consumer Preferences . " Environmental Economics and Policy Studies 16 (1), 69-87.

Li, X., C. Clark, K. Jensen, S. Yen and B. English (2013). "Consumer Purchase Intentions for Flexible-fuel and Hybrid-electric Vehicles . "Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment 18, 9-15.