«FRED THOMPSON Director, Willamette Center for Governance and Policy Research (2008-present) and Grace and Elmer Goudy Professor of Public Management ...»
Director, Willamette Center for Governance and Policy Research (2008-present) and
Grace and Elmer Goudy Professor of Public Management and Policy Analysis (1985-emeritus 2015)
Atkinson Graduate School of Management, Willamette University,
900 State Street, Salem, OR 97301
E-mail: FTHOMPSO@WILLAMETTE.EDU URL: http://www.willamette.edu/~fthompso/
My recent papers are available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=249171;
My Oregon Economics Blog posts are available at http://oregonecon.blogspot.com
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE(See also international activities, below) Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs, MPA Program: Associate Professor, 1980-85.
UCLA, Anderson Graduate School of Management, Visiting Associate Professor, 1981.
Economic Council of Canada: Senior Research Economist, 1978-79.
University of British Columbia, Faculty of Commerce: Assistant/Associate Professor, 1976-78.
California Postsecondary Education Commission: Associate Deputy Director, 1975-76.
Department of Finance, State of California: Assistant to Senior Analyst, December 1971-April 1975 UC, Davis, Institute for Governmental Studies, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Fall 1973-Spring 1975.
PUBLICATIONSDigital State at the Leading Edge. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007. With lead authors Sandford Borins and Kenneth Kernaghan, and Nick Bontis, David Brown, and Perri 6.
From Bureaucracy to Hyperarchy: Netcentric and Quick Learning Organizations. Charlotte NC: Information Age Publishing, 2007. With L.R. Jones, Naval Postgraduate School.
Public Management: Institutional Renewal for the 21st Century. New York: JAI/Elsevier Scientific, 1999. With L.R. Jones.
Reinventing the Pentagon. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1994. With L.R. Jones.
Regulatory Policy and Practices: Regulating Better and Regulating Less. Praeger: New York, 1982. With L.R. Jones.
Regulatory Reform in Canada. Montreal: Institute for Research on Public Policy, 1982. With W.T. Stanbury, UBC.
Translation: F. Scharpf's Crisis and Choice in European Social Democracy. Ithaca NY: Cornell University Press, 1991.
With Ruth Crowley.
Edited volumes: Public Ethics and Governance. London: Elsevier JAI, 2006. With Denis Saint Martin, U. Montreal.
Forum on Tax Policy and Tax Measures, Oregon’s Future, 11/3 (summer/Fall 2000).
Handbook of Public Finance. New York: Dekker, 1998. With Mark Green, Oregon State University.
Symposium on Regulatory Budgeting, Policy Sciences. 31/4.(December 1998). With Murray Weidenbaum, Center for the Study of American Business, Washington University. Reprinted in translation Problemi di Amministrazione Pubblica - Trimestrale del Formez -Annata XXIV/4 (1999) 733-945.
Symposium on Reforming the Federal Budget Process, Policy Sciences. 29/3 (1996/1997) 167-246.
Regulatory Regimes in Conflict. Latham, MD: University Press of America, 1984.
Reforming Social Regulation. Los Angeles: Sage, 1982. With LeRoy Graymer, UCLA.
Managing Public Enterprises. New York: Praeger, 1982. With W.T. Stanbury.
FRED THOMPSONArticles in Refereed Journals Property Tax Fairness in Multnomah County, Oregon. California Journal of Politics and Policy. Volume 8, Issue 2 (forthcoming). With Kawika Pierson, Robert Walker.
It’s Spending that Matters: From Robust Control Theory to Practical Heuristics. OECD Journal on Budgeting. Volume 14, Issue 3 (2015), pages 39-52.
The Government Finance Database: A Common Resource for Quantitative Research in Public Financial Analysis.
PLoS-ONE Vol. 10, Issue 8 (June 24, 2015) e0130119. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0130119. With Kawika Pierson, lead author, and Mike Hand, Willamette University.
Understanding and Creating Public Value: Business is the Engine; Government the Flywheel (and also the Regulator). Public Management Review Vol. 14, Issue 4 (2015), pages 565-586. With Polly Rizova, Willamette University.
Dispelling Fear and Loathing in Government Acquisition: A Proposal for Cultivational Governance in Source Selections. Journal of Public Procurement. Volume 13, Issue 3 (2013), pages 289-314. With S.M. Maser, Willamette University.
Corporate Governance and Lobbying Strategies. Journal of Business Research Volume 66, Issue 4 (2013), pages 547–553.
With I. Mathur, M. Singh, and A. Nejadmalayeri.
Budgets? We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Budgets: Ten Things We Think We Think We Know about Budgeting and Performance. Jahrbuch der Schweizerischen Verwaltungswissenschaften/Yearbook of Swiss Administrative Sciences. Volume 4 (2012), pages 39-52. With Ken Smith, University of Washington.
How Bid-Protest Mechanisms Mitigate Opportunism in Government Contracting. International Public Management Journal. Volume 15, Issue 2 (2012), pages 137-159. With S.M. Maser and Vladimir Subbotin.
Assessing and Maximizing Corporate Social Initiatives: A Strategic View of Corporate Social Responsibility. Journal of Public Affairs. Volume 11, Issue 4 (2011), pages 344-352. With E. Maltz and D.J. Ringold, Willamette University.
Mitigating Spirals of Conflict in DOD Source Selections. Defense Acquisition Research. Vol. 18, No.2 (Issue 58, April 2011) 58-74. With S.M. Maser.
The Influence of Income Tax Rates on the Market for Tax-Exempt Debt. Municipal Finance Journal. Vol. 31, No. 1 (Spring 2010) 41-60. With Marc Choate and M.L. Hand, Willamette University.
A Better Budget Rule, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. Vol. 28, No. 3 (Summer 2009) 463-478. With Michael Dothan, Willamette University.
Optimal Budget Rules: A Proof, Given a Random Walk with Drift. Public Finance and Management. Vol. 9, No. 3 (2009) 439-469. With Michael Dothan.
All Aboard? Evidence-Based Management and the Future of Management Scholarship. International Public Management Journal. Volume 12, Issue 3 (July 2009) 289-309. With Michael Barzelay, LSE.
Las Tres Caras de Gestión Pública, Gestión y Política Pública. 17/2 (summer 2008) 487-510. Reprinted online in English as The Three Faces of Public Management, International Public Management Review, 9/1 (2008) 1-17.
Betting on the Future with a Cloudy Crystal Ball? Public Administration Review, 67/5 (Sep-Oct 2007) 825–836. With Bruce Gates, Willamette University. Reprinted in Debating Public Administration: Management Challenges, Choices, and Opportunities, R.D. Durant and Jennifer R.S. Durant (eds.) CRC Press, 2012.
Appraising Commitments and Guarantees with Option Prices, Public Budgeting & Finance, Vol. 27, Issue 4 (Winter 2007) 99-112. With Søren Hansen, University of Southern Denmark, and Michael Dothan.
Cultural Evolution of Organizations: Reaping the Benefits of IT and Modern Technology. Research in Public Policy Analysis and Management, Volume 16 (2007), 203–229. With L.R. Jones. Revised version: Reaping the Advantages of Information and Modern Technology: Moving From Bureaucracy to Hyperarchy and Netcentricity, online, International Public Management Review, 9/1 (2008) 148-193.
Responsibility Budgeting in the Air Force Materiel Command. Public Administration Review, 66/1 (Jan-Feb 2006) 127With Michael Barzelay, London School of Economics.
Vox Populi: Tax and Expenditure Limitation Initiatives in Oregon. Public Budgeting & Finance, 24/4 (Winter 2004) 73With Mark Green.
Why a New Public Management, Why Now? Review of Public Personnel Administration, 23/4 (December 2003) 328-343.
With Hugh Miller, Florida State University.
FRED THOMPSONEffects of Key State Policies on Private Colleges and Universities: Sustaining Private-sector Capacity in the Face of the Higher Education Access Challenge, Economics of Education Review, 20/6 (December 2001) 517-531. With W.B.
The Management Reform Agenda. International Public Management Journal, 4/2 (Fall 2001) 151-172. With James R.
Thompson, University of Illinois, Chicago Circle.
Organizational Process Models of Budgeting. Research in Public Administration, (2001) 55-81. Volume 7. With Mark Green.
How the Acquisitions Workforce Adds Value. Acquisition Review, 8/1 (Winter 2001) 31-46. With Michael Barzelay.
Responsibility Budgeting. International Public Management Journal, 3/2 (Fall 2000) 205-227. With L.R. Jones.
Introduction to a Symposium on Regulatory Budgeting, Policy Sciences. 31/4 (December 1998) 237-245. With Murray Weidenbaum.
Applying a Learning Organization Paradigm to Government, Research in Public Administration. Volume 4 (1998) 131With Gil Reschenthaler, University of Alberta.
Public Management and the Learning Organization, International Public Management Journal, 1/1 (Spring 1998) 59-106.
With Gil Reschenthaler.
Culture and Environment in the Pacific Northwest, American Political Science Review. 91/4 (Dec 1997) 885-897. With Richard J. Ellis, Willamette University. Reprinted in R. Scott Frey (ed.) The Environment and Society Reader. Allyn & Bacon, 2001: 180-201; Perri 6 and Gerald Mars (eds.) The Institutional Dynamics of Culture, Volume II: The New Durkheimians. The International Library of Essays in Anthropology-Ashgate, 2008: 177-190.
The Cost of Regulation, Interfaces. 27/3 (May-June 1997) 22-29. With Earl Littrell, Willamette University.
Toward a Regulatory Budget, Public Budgeting & Finance. 17/1 (Spring 1997) 89-98.
Defining the New Public Management; The 5Rs of the New Public Management, with L.R. Jones (reprinted as L'implementazione strategica del New Public Management, in Azienda Pubblica, X, numero 6, novembre-dicembre 1997, 567-586, Maggioli Editore, Rimini, Italia; Una modelo para la neuva gerencia pública, in Reforma y Democracia, numero 15, 1999, 233-276, Centro Latinoamericano de Administración para el Desarrollo, Caracas, Venezuela; and Um modelo para a nova gerência pública, in Revista do Serviço Público, 51/1, Jan-Mar 2000, 41-79, Escola Nacional de Administração, Brasilia); and The Learning Organization and the New Public Management, with Gil Reschenthaler; in Advances in International Comparative Management (supplement 3, 1997). Kuno Schedler and L.R. Jones (eds.). 1-14, 15-46, 297-327.
The Information Revolution and the New Public Management, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory.
6/1 (1996) 125-144. With Gil Reschenthaler.
Toward a Political Economy of Government Waste, Public Administration Review. 55/5 (Sept/Oct 1995) 418-427. With W.T. Stanbury. Reprinted in Steffen W. Schmidt, Mack C. Shelley II (eds.) Readings in American Government, 1997-98 edition, Wadsworth, 217-31.
Business Strategy and The Boyd Cycle, Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management. 3/2 (June 1995) 81-90.
Policy Science: Analysis of Health and Safety Regulation, Research in Public Policy Analysis and Management: A JAI Annual, S. Nagel (ed.) Volume 6, (1995) 3-24. With L.R. Jones.
Managing Coprovision: Using Expectancy Theory to Overcome the Free-Rider Problem, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 4/2 (1994) 179-196. With Kathy Powers, Willamette University.
Mission-Driven, Results-Oriented Budgeting: Fiscal Administration and the New Public Management, Public Budgeting & Finance. 14/3 (Fall 1994) 90-105. Translation in Problemi di Amministrazione Pubblica [Italy], 18/4 (Dec. 1995) 1reprinted in G.J. Miller, W. Bartley Hildreth, and Jack Rabin (eds.) Performance-Based Budgeting, An ASPA Classics Volume, Westview Press, 2001: 169-187; Albert. C. Hyde (ed.) Government Budgeting: Theory, Process, Politics (3rd edition), Wadsworth, 2002.
Matching Responsibilities with Tactics: Administrative Controls and Modern Government, Public Administration Review. 53/4 (1993) 303-318. Reprinted as Chapter 28 in Public Budgeting and Finance (fourth edition).` Golembiewski & Rabin (eds.). New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1997: 551-575. Translation in Presupuesto y Gasto Público.
Deregulating Defense Acquisition, Political Science Quarterly, 107/4 (1992-93) 727-750.
Management Control and the Pentagon: The Strategy-Structure Mismatch, Public Administration Review. 51/1 (1991) 52-66.
FRED THOMPSONThe Effectiveness of Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection: A Meta-Analysis Research in Public Administration: A JAI Annual, J. Perry (ed.) Volume 1 (1991) 175-202. With A. Wolfe, Highway Safety Institute, U. of Michigan, and L.R. Jones.
Biased Budget Forecasts, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. 14/3 (1990) 425-434. With G. Marc Choate.
Burden Sharing: Tests of Collective Choice and their Implications, Political Research Quarterly. 43/3 (1990) 457-477.
With L.R. Jones.
Budget Makers as Agents: A Preliminary Investigation of Discretionary Behavior under State-contingent Rewards, Public Choice. 58/1 (1988) 3-20. With G. Marc Choate.
Why America's Military Base Structure Can't be Reduced, Public Administration Review. 48/1 (1988) 557-63.
Estimating the Liquidity Requirements of Cash Pools, State and Local Government Review. 21/3 (Fall 1988) 105-112.
With Bruce R. Gates, Willamette University.
Lumpy Goods and Cheap Riders: Applying the Theory of Collective Goods, Journal of Public Policy. 7/4 (1987) 427Reform of Budget Execution and Control, Public Budgeting & Finance. 6/1 (Spring 1986) 33-49. With L.R. Jones.
Controllership in the Public Sector, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 5/3 (1986) 547-571. With L.R. Jones.
Translations: Il Controllo Nella Pubblica, Problemi di Amministrazione Pubblica [Naples], 8/2 (June 1988) 221-57; La Funcióna del Cóntrolo de la Administración del Estado, Presupuesto y Gasto Público [Madrid], 3/4 (Dec. 1988) 2-25.
Social Regulation in Canada and the United States. Policy Studies Journal. 14/4 (June 1986) 580-603. With P. Nemetz, University of British Columbia, and W.T. Stanbury.
Reform of Budget Control in Higher Education and Reply. Economics of Education Review. 5/2 (Spring 1986) 147-58 & 165-8. With L. R. Jones and William M. Zumeta.
Regulating Vehicle Safety Maintenance, Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law. 9/4 (1985) 685-716.