Dr. David Guo is the fourth Regents Distinguished Professor of Public Finance to join the Hugo Wall School of Public Affairs. His research focuses on budgetary institutions and fiscal policy outcomes, public engagement in the budget process, local government strategic interaction and fiscal competition, and fiscal transparency. His recent publications include Governmental Support Strategies and their Effects on Private Capital Engagement in Public-Private Partnerships (forthcoming in Public Management Review coauthored with Yanbing Han) and The Fiscal Impact of County-Urban District Conversion across Prefectural Cities in China (published in Urban Affairs Review, Coauthored with Huiping Li, and Pengju Zhang)