Xiaofei Li

Xiaofei Li

Assistant Professor

Address: Box 5187, Mississippi State, MS 39762
Office: 303 Lloyd-Ricks-Watson Bldg.


Xiaofei Li received his Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University in 2015. His main areas of research interest are agricultural production, spatial analysis, and urban & regional development. He is currently working on the precision agriculture project, with a particular emphasis on using GIS data to estimate the spatially explicit optimal input applications in crop production. His other research topics include geography's long-run economic impact, spatial interaction between agriculture and urbanization, food security, and crop insurance. Xiaofei is also teaching the graduate course AEC 8143 Agricultural Production Economics.


  • Gregory, E., X. Li, B. J. Parman, K. H. Coble. 2020. Green acres: A study of cropland values in Mississippi. American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.
  • Li, X., Z. Shen, A. Harri, K. H. Coble. 2020. Comparing survey-based and programme-based yield data: Implications for the U.S. Agricultural Risk Coverage-County programme. The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice 45(1):184-202. Download