Danielle Li

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Danielle Li is an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship. Her research focuses on the determinants of productivity in settings where innovation and talent is important—how do we design organizations that recognize and encourage high impact ideas?  

Her current work examines these issues in the context of life sciences research and pharmaceutical development.  In one set of projects, Professor Li is working with the U.S. National Institutes of Health to examine and improve their peer review process.  In another strand of research, she studies how new technologies such as online job testing and performance management software impact firm HR practices and worker productivity.  

Professor Li graduated from Harvard College and worked at the Poverty Action Lab in Udaipur, India prior to earning her Ph.D. in Economics from MIT.