Shiyang Li


Shiyang Li recently obtained her M.A. from Columbia University's Weatherhead East Asian Institute where she studied Chinese political transformation, rural development, and civil society. She also graduated from Renmin University, Beijing, China with a Master's degree in sociology. From 2002 to 2005, she worked with the EU-China Training Programme on Village Governance as a research and training expert, promoting grassroots democracy in villages in China.

Featured Work

Daniel Ortega. Photo by Granma.

DEC 25, 2006 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Remittances Are No Free Lunch

Remittances from migrants and foreign workers have skyrocketed in recent years as technological advances have made it easier to wire mom and dad a few ...

Hurricane Floyd

DEC 20, 2006 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Environmental Treaties: Inconvenience or Opportunity?

The Kyoto Protocol took effect on February 16, 2005, as the first legally binding environmental treaty committed to reducing greenhouse emissions. But the United States, the world's ...