Li Xiangyang is a senior research fellow and director of National Institute of International Strategy (NIIS) in Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS).
He is president of Chinese Society of South Asia, and deputy president of Chinese Society of Asia-Pacific, of Chinese Society of World Economics, of Chinese Society of Emerging Economies. And he is also a member of the International Economic and Financial Advisory Committee of China's Foreign Ministry, of the Expert Committee on International Development Cooperation of China's Ministry of Commerce.
He received BA in Economics from Central University of Finance and Economics, and his MA and Ph.D. in Economics from Graduate School of CASS in 1983, 1988, 1998 respectively. In addition, he studied at Tilburg University of Netherland in 1996. He served as deputy-director, Institute of World Economics and Politics in CASS, from 2004-2009, and then entered present institution.
Li's scholarly interests cover international economics, firm theory, globalization and regional economic integration, China's foreign strategy. He has published numerous works in these fields.