Wei Cui teaches tax law and policy, legal theory, and law and economics.
Before joining the UBC law faculty, he practiced tax law for over 10 years, including as a U.S. tax associate at Simpson Thacher (in both New York and Beijing), as Senior Tax Counsel for the China Investment Corporation, and as a counsel-level consultant for Clifford Chance (Beijing). Professor Cui has held visiting professorships at the law schools of Michigan, Northwestern, Columbia, and Melbourne Universities, among other institutions, and has served as a consultant to the United Nations, the Budgetary Affairs Commission of Chinaï¿½s National Peopleï¿½s Congress, and Chinaï¿½s Ministry of Finance and State Administration of Taxation.
As an academic, Professor Cui has authored over 80 academic and professional articles and is a co-author of Value Added Tax: A Comparative Approach. He research takes an interdisciplinary approach to topics in international taxation, tax administration, and law and politics in China. He is currently writing a book about the foundations of China's modern fiscal state. His research has been supported, most recently, by a SSHRC Insight Grant.