Economics and Management of Technological Innovation
Science and Technology Policy
Guangwei Li joined the School of Entrepreneurship and Management faculty in 2017 as an Assistant Professor. He received his B.A. in Economics from University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, in 2002, a master’s degree in Public Management from Carnegie Mellon University in 2007 and a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management–Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Technological Change from Carnegie Mellon University in 2017.
Dr. Li is interested in studying three broad topics: How can nations promote innovation to increase productivity and generate growth? How can established firms better manage innovation and translate technology into competitive advantage and profitability? How can technology-based new enterprises be created and grown? Dr. Li's research has been funded by Carnegie Mellon University, the Bosch Group, and Shanghai Municipal Government. He is the recent winner of the Shanghai Pujiang Talent Program and Carnegie Mellon University 2017 William W. Cooper Doctoral Dissertation Award in Management or Management Science.
Branstetter, Lee, Guangwei Li, and Francisco Veloso. 2015. “The Rise of International Coinvention.” In The Changing Frontier: Rethinking Science and Innovation Policy, edited by Adam Jaffe and Benjamin Jones. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press.
The Role of R&D Offshoring in Knowledge Diffusion: New Evidence from China
“Bridge to Excellence? The Impacts of International Coinvention on Multinational R&D in China,” with Lee Branstetter and Francisco Veloso.
“New Development in Idea Sharing: Intrafirm Knowledge Flow across Borders through Coinvention,” with Francisco Veloso.