Xiaogu Li

  • PhD Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Economics
Xiaogu Li
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

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  1. Ph.D. (expected May 2020) Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Economics, Penn State University
  2. M.A. Economics, North Carolina State University
  3. M.S. Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  4. 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:

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 (

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.