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Wenchi Wei  Assistant Professor  

Department                            E-mail                            
Institute of public finance and public policyweiwenchi@ruc.edu.cn
Office                            Tel
210 Qiushi Building

Education Experience

2014 - 2019, Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration, University of Kentucky 2011 - 2013, M.A. in Public Policy, University of Maryland

Work Experience

08/2019 - , Assistant Professor, School of Public Administration and Policy, Renmin University of China

Part time Job

Reviewer for: Public Administration Review, American Review of Public Administration, National Tax Journal


Macroeconomics, Undergraduate, 2020 - China Central and Local Government Finance, IMPA, 2020 - Quantitative Research Method II, Doctoral course, 2019 - Frontiers on Public Policy Research, Doctoral course, 2019 -

Research Expertise

Public finance and budgeting, public management and performance, program evaluation

Selected Publications

1. Wei, Wenchi. 2020. "Municipal Structure Matters: Evidence from Government Fiscal Performance." Accepted. Public Administration Review. 2. Wei, Wenchi, and J.S. Butler. 2020. "State Fiscal Constraints and Local Responses: Evidence from the Property Tax Limit Overrides in Massachusetts." Accepted. Public Administration Review. 3. Wei, Wenchi. 2020. "Exploring Local Government Fiscal Slack from a Political-Budgetary-Managerial Framework." Accepted. Public Management Review. 4. Wei, Wenchi, J.S. Butler, and Edward T. Jennings. 2019. “The Determinants of Municipal Structures on a Political-Administrative Dimension.” American Review of Public Administration. 49(2): 189-202. DOI: 10.1177/0275074018814876 5. Wei, Wenchi, and Dwight Denison. 2019. “State Rainy Day Funds and Government General Fund Expenditures: Revisiting the Stabilization Effect.” Public Finance Review. 47(3): 465-492. DOI: 10.1177/1091142118819991