Alfred M. Wu

National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

Associate Professor

Singapore

Singapore

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1.

Governing Civil Service Pay in China

Wu, Alfred M. 2014. Governing civil service pay in China. Copenhagen, Denmark: NIAS Press.
Number of pages: 253 Posted: 12 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2016
Alfred M. Wu
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
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civil servant, civil service pay, corruption, intergovernmental relations, China

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Determinants of Government Size: Evidence from China

Public Choice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Nov 2010
Alfred M. Wu and Mi Lin
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and Lincoln International Business School, University of Lincoln, UK
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Government size, Wagner’s law, Scale effects, Openness to trade, Fiscal decentralization

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Determinants of Expenditure Decentralization: Evidence from China

World Development, Vol. 46, pp. 176-184, 2013
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Mar 2014
Alfred M. Wu and Wen Wang
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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decentralization, local government, intergovernmental relations, fiscal

Land Use Reforms: Towards Sustainable Development in China

Fiscal underpinnings for sustainable development in China: Rebalancing in Guangdong., eds. Ehtisham Ahmad, Meili Niu and Kezhou Xiao, 29-51. Singapore: Springer. 2018.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2018
Wen Wang, Alfred M. Wu and Fangzhi Ye
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK)
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China, Land use rights, Land policy, Local government, Urbanization, Sustainable development

Land Use Reforms: Towards Sustainable Development in China

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 17-30
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Dec 2017
Wen Wang, Alfred M. Wu and Fangzhi Ye
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK)
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Land use rights, Land policy, Local government, Urbanization, Sustainable development

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Does Increased Civil Service Pay Deter Corruption?: Evidence from China

Review of Public Personnel Administration 2012 32: 192
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Oct 2012
Ting Gong and Alfred M. Wu
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Public & Social Administration and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
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corruption, civil service pay, efficiency wage model, relative deprivation theory

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Searching for Fiscal Responsibility: A Critical Review of the Budget Reform in China

China: An International Journal, 12 (1), 2014
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2014
Alfred M. Wu
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
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China; local governance; budget reform; budget maximizing model; accountability

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Fiscal Decentralization, Equalization, and Intra-Provincial Inequality in China

International Tax and Public Finance, Forthcoming, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 16-14
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2016
Renmin University of China - School of Finance, Georgia State University - Andrew Young School of Policy Studies and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
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Fiscal Decentralization, Equalization, Intra-provincial Inequality, China

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Urbanization, Land Development and Land Financing: Evidence from Chinese Cities

Journal of Urban Affairs, 2014, 36(s1), 354-368
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Nov 2015
Lin Ye and Alfred M. Wu
Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) - School of Government and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
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Urbanization, regional development, government, reform, land financing, China

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Poverty Reduction in Urban China: The Impact of Cash Transfers

Social Policy and Society, 13 (2), 285–299, 2014
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2014
Alfred M. Wu and M. Ramesh
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and National University of Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
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Dibao, poverty, public assistance, development policy, China

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Economic Miracle and Upward Accountability: A Preliminary Evaluation of Chinese Style of Fiscal Decentralization

Asian Review of Public Administration, Vol. 23, Nos. 1 & 2 (Jan-Dec 2012)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Mar 2014
Alfred M. Wu
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
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Fiscal Decentralization, Economic Miracle, Upward Accountability, Nomenklatura, China

The Impact of Fiscal Decentralization on Urban Agglomeration: Evidence from China

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Sep 2018
Alfred M. Wu, Lin Ye and Li Hui
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) - School of Government and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
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Fiscal Decentralization, Urban Agglomeration, Equalization, Development, China

The Impact of Fiscal Decentralization on Urban Agglomeration: Evidence from China

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 18-13
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Sep 2018
Alfred M. Wu, Lin Ye and Li Hui
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) - School of Government and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
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Fiscal Decentralization, Urban Agglomeration, Equalization, Development, China

Decentralised Governance and Empowerment of County Governments in China: Betting on the Weak or the Strong?

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 18-10
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Jun 2018
Yong Fan, Yan Wu, Alfred M. Wu and Wei Wang
Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE), South China Agricultural University, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and Tsinghua University, School of Economics & Management
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decentralization, federalism, economic growth, local government, province managing county reform, empowerment, China

Decentralised Governance and Empowerment of County Governments in China: Betting on the Weak or the Strong?

Local Government Studies
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 27 May 2020
Yong Fan, Yan Wu, Alfred M. Wu and Wei Wang
Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE), South China Agricultural University, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and Tsinghua University, School of Economics & Management
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decentralization, federalism, economic growth, local government, province managing county reform, empowerment, China

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The Equal Pay Policy in China: A Preliminary Assessment

Journal of Comparative Asian Development, 11 (2), 248-270, 2012
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2018
Alfred M. Wu
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
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Public sector pay, income distribution, corruption, inclusive growth, China

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University Enrolment Expansion and Returns to Higher Education: Evidence from China

Massification of Higher Education in Asia pp. 113-128 (2018)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Jan 2019
Lin Ye, Alfred M. Wu and Xinhui Yang
Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) - School of Government, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU), School of Government, Students
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massification, higher education, universities, social mobility

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Public-Private Partnerships in the Water Sector in China: A Comparative Analysis

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 May 2020
Neng Qian, Schuyler House, Alfred M. Wu and Xun Wu
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Institute of Water Policy, World Bank, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and Division of Social Science and Division of Environment, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
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Public-private partnership, case analysis, urban water supply, tariff reform, China

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Central Mandates in Flux: Local Noncompliance in China

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 May 2012
Ting Gong and Alfred M. Wu
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Public & Social Administration and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
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intergovernmental management, fiscal decentralization, central mandate, civil service pay, China

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The Logic of Basic Education Provision and Public Goods Preferences in Chinese Fiscal Federalism

Plos One, 2019
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Dec 2019
Alfred M. Wu
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
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public goods provision; political centralization; fiscal federalism; leadership selection; Riker’s theory; China

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The Dynamics of the City-Managing-County Model in China: Implications for Rural-Urban Interaction

Environment & Urbanization, Vol 27(1): 327-342, 2015, DOI: 10.1177/0956247814566905
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Nov 2015
Zhenjie Yang and Alfred M. Wu
Zhongnan University of Economics and Law - School of Public Administration and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
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China, decentralization, local government, rural-urban interaction, urbanization

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Public Attitudes Towards Income Redistribution: Evidence from Hong Kong

Social Policy & Administration, 2015, DOI: 10.1111/Spol.12192
Posted: 14 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2015
Alfred M. Wu and Kee-Lee Chou
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and The Hong Kong Institute of Education - Department of Asian and Policy Studies

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Redistribution; Public attitude; Poverty; Income inequality; Hong Kong