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Yunji Kim

Yunji Kim

Expert on local government fiscal stress, local government revenues, local government services, and community wellbeing

Asistant Professor, Planning & Landscape Architecture; Extension Specialist, Local Government Center College of Letters and Science UW Extension Home page


  • Local government responses (both revenues and services) to fiscal stress, especially the Great Recession
  • How demography, economy, and state policy shape local government fiscal stress and their responses


  • Co-PI of national research project, "State Policy and Local Fiscal Stress" funded by the US Department of Agriculture
  • Co-editor of "Community Well-being and Community Development: Conceptions and Applications" (2015) and "Learning and Community Approaches for Promoting Well-being" (2015)