Xinrui Shi

Associate Director of Comparative Land Policy and Law

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

Washington, DC

As chief of staff at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Xinrui serves as the primary point of contact for the President, oversees strategic planning of the Institute, and provides advisory support to its research projects and activities with the special geographic focus on the Peking University-Lincoln Institute Center in Beijing and the International Center for Land Policy Studies and Training in Taipei. Xinrui is an experienced researcher in real estate finance and comparative urban planning laws and policies (U.S. and China). Her recent publications have examined housing finance, land use, and property tax legislations in China. She has authored several policy briefs and working papers for governmental think-tanks and agencies including the Development and Research Center of the State Council (DRC) and the Ministry of Natural Resources of the People’s Republic of China. She has co-authored an International Monetary Fund (IMF) working paper on China’s housing market. Xinrui has been invited to present her research internationally and has given lectures at the Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing, China. She earned her B.A. at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and her J.D. at Emory University. She is also an attorney licensed to practice in the State of New York.