Fan Li is a researcher at the China Development Research Foundation (CDRF), which was initiated by the Development Research Center of the State Council of China (DRC). He is also a Ph.D. candidate at the School of Public Administration and Policy at Renmin University. Currently, he is Deputy Director of Research Department I of CDRF and the Principal Director of Domestic Affairs at the China Development Forum. Mr. Li is also the Standing Committee Member of Chinese Society of Vocational and Technical Education and he is a member of the Chinese Public Administration Society. His research interests include public policy, public finance, and central-local financial relations.