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Ying Li is a Research Fellow at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. Her research has focused on national public policies that affect the wellbeing of racial and ethnic minorities. She also works closely with the U.S. Census Bureau to promote the 2010 Census and other surveys and to disseminate Census data to underserved communities.
Dr. Li has conducted policy research in the fields of education, employment, health, housing, justice, technology, voting and demographic trends by analyzing national telephone surveys as well as large datasets from the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Center for Education Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Bureau of Justice Statistics and other federal agencies. She has also conducted program evaluations in the field of media and technology.
Select Published Works
Li, Y., Turner-Lee, N., Gambhir, S., & Baek, M. (2011). Does Place Really Matter? Broadband Availability, Race and Income. Washington, DC: Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.
Li, Y. (2010). “The Online Job Search: Opportunities and Challenges to Minorities.” Focus, 38(1), 9-11.
Gant, J.P., Turner-Lee, N.E., Li, Y., & Miller, J.S. (2010). National Minority Broadband Adoption: Comparative Trends in Adoption, Acceptance and Use. Washington, DC: Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.
Li, Y. (2009). “A Complete and Accurate Count in the 2010 Census.” Focus, 37(3), 3-5.
Li, Y. (2007), “Student Performance and the Composition of Schools.” Focus, 35(5), 6-7.
Harrison, R.J., Li, Y., & Gouveia, C. (2007). Raising the Minimum Wage: The Impact of the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007 and State Minimum Wage Increases on U.S. Workers, by Race & Ethnicity. Washington, DC: Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.
Dr. Li's full biography can be found here.
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