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Wenli Cheng is a senior lecturer in the Department of Economics.



Wenli obtained her PhD in Economics from Monash University in 1996. She has a wide range of research interests including international trade and finance, economic development, environmental economics, inframarginal economics and Austrian economics. She has published in reputed journals such as Economic Theory, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Review of International Economics, Economic Record and Journal of Economics among others.

Prior to her academic career, Wenli had nearly 10 years of work experience first in the government and then in an economic consulting firm. She has advised many government and private sector clients on various issues, including mergers and acquisitions, pricing, and intellectual property rights.

Research area keywords

  • International Trade And Finance
  • Environment
  • Economic Organisation
  • Austrian Economics

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Research Output 1997 2020

Does land titling improve credit access? Quasi-experimental evidence from rural China

Zhang, L., Cheng, W., Cheng, E. & Wu, B., 2020, In : Applied Economics. 52, 2, p. 227-241 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Relative earnings and firm performance: evidence from publicly-listed firms in China, 2005–2012

Bai, P. & Cheng, W., Mar 2020, In : International Review of Economics and Finance. 66, p. 279-290 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Bank finance for private firms in China: does political capital still pay off?

Cheng, W. & Wu, Y., Jan 2019, In : World Economy. 42, 1, p. 242-267 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

How did land titling affect China's rural land rental market? Size, composition and efficiency

Cheng, W., Xu, Y., Zhou, N., He, Z. & Zhang, L., 1 Mar 2019, In : Land Use Policy. 82, p. 609-619 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Surviving the famine unscathed? An analysis of the long-term health effects of the Great Chinese Famine

Cheng, W. & Shi, H., 1 Oct 2019, In : Southern Economic Journal. 86, 2, p. 746-772 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review