Xiangyi Li

Research Associate


Xiangyi Li is a Research Associate and Project Manager for WRI’s Global Electric Mobility team. In her role, Xiangyi leads research, develops analytic tools, and manages projects focusing on low carbon transportation strategies. Xiangyi authors reports, working paper, and other knowledge products and publishes content for WRI's online blogs. Her primary focus is on low carbon transportation solutions, and the related energy, emissions, finance, and policy implications.

Prior to joining WRI, Xiangyi was an Associate in Research at Duke Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, where she supported economic, policy and legal research in several cases. She also has project experiences in China, Ecuador, and the United States, working with national and local government, and non-profit organizations.

Xiangyi holds a Master of Environmental Management degree and a Certificate of International Development Policy from Duke University. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Economics and Public Administration from Renmin University of China in Beijing.

Xiangyi loves learning languages, exploring cultures, biking, and hiking.


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