«FRED THOMPSON Director, Willamette Center for Governance and Policy Research (2008-present) and Grace and Elmer Goudy Professor of Public Management ...»
Risks for Efficiency: Comprehensive Reform of Direct Regulation, the Political Economy of Uncertainty, Academy of Management Review. 9/4 (1984) 746-56. With L. R. Jones.
Assessing Faculty Research Productivity in Graduate Public Policy Programs, Policy Sciences. 14/1 (1984) 86-97. With M. Farber and P. Powers.
Incremental vs. Comprehensive Reform of Regulation, The American Journal of Economics and Sociology. 43/1 (1984) 1With L.R. Jones.
Closeness Counts in Horseshoes and Dancing... and Elections, Public Choice. 38/3 (1982) 305-16.
Reforming Regulatory Decision Making, Sloan Management Review. 22/2 (1981) 53-61. With L.R. Jones.
Utility Maximizing Behavior in Organized Anarchies, Public Choice. 36 (1981) 17-32.
A Reexamination of Control Patterns in Budget Execution, Policy Sciences. 13 (1981) 25-50. With William M. Zumeta.
Evaluation of Regulation, The Bureaucrat. 10/3 (Fall 1981) 25-31. With L.R. Jones.
A Regulatory Model of Governmental Coordinating Activities in Education, Economics of Education Review. 1/1 (Winter 1981) 27-52. With William M. Zumeta.
Fighting Regulation: The Regulatory Review, California Management Review. 23/2 (Winter 1980) 5-19. With L.R. Jones.
Psychiatric Technician Training and Licensure in California, Studies in Technical Careers. 2/1 (Winter 1980) 403-422.
With G.S. Fiske and L.R. Jones.
Legislative Decision Making and the Size Principle, American Political Science Review. 73/4 (1979) 1100-8.
A Horse Race around a Mobius Strip: A Review and a Test of Utility Maximizing and Organizational Process Models of Public Expenditure Decisions, Policy Sciences. 11/2 (1979) 119-42. With R. Williams.
Zero-Base Budgeting, Canadian Public Administration. (Summer 1979) 250-60. With S. Gould and Allan Oldall. Translation Alcuni Insegnamenti da un Esperimento Inconcludente, Problemi di Amministrazione Pubblica: Selezione Trimestrale da Pubblicazioni Straniere, CFSM, Naples, Italy, 2 (1982) 63-80, and Presupuesto base cero: algunas lecciones de una experiencia no concluyente, Presupuesto y Gasto Público. Nº 18, 1983, pags. 247-258.
The Cost and Value of Budget Forecasts, Research in Higher Education. 10/1 (March 1979) 83-93.
FRED THOMPSONNotes in Refereed Journals A Replication of ‘Why Do Cities Hoard Cash?’ Public Finance Review (doi: 10.1177/1091142115580130). With Mike Hand and Kawika Pierson.
Financial Panic, Economic Threat, and Sovereign Debt Crises, Public Money and Management. 32/3 (2012) 164-166.
Back to the Future: Making Public Administration a Design Science, Public Administration Review. 70/Special Issue (December 2010) s295–s297. With Michael Barzelay.
The Fox and the Henhouse: On the Wisdom of GAO Audits of the Federal Reserve. The Economists' Voice. 7/4 (2010) 1-6. With Steve Maser.
Let’s Try to Measure our Influence on Practice, Public Money and Management. 29/4 (July 2009): 203-8.
Fixed Assets Reporting and Reply, Public Budgeting & Finance. 18/1 (Spring 1998) 94-98; 124-127. With E.A. Littrell.
Two Cheers for Full Disclosure, Municipal Finance Journal. 12/4 (1991) 1-23. With E.A. Littrell.
Taking Full Advantage of Cash Pools, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 7/2 (1988) 353-56; and Cash Pools Defended, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 8/2 (1989) 325-329.
Using Per-Unit Subsidies to Help Balance Budgets, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 4/1 (1984) 72-77.
Looking Out for #1, Canadian Public Policy. 10/2 (1984) 239-44. With W.T. Stanbury.
The Problem of Higher Education Finance, Policy Analysis. 3/4 (1978) 78-82. With Gary Fiske.
Review Essays in Refereed Journals Capitalism Is Biased toward Capitalists, a review of Piketty’s Capitalism in the 21st Century. Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, 17/3 (2015) 305-309.
What about the Losers in the Race to the Top? Education Review, 16/9 (2013) 1-13. With Polly Rizova.
How to Privatize Public Enterprises, Public Administration Review, 70/6 (2010) 964-967.
Finding Institutional Purpose, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 20/3 (2010) 723-733.
‘Netcentric’ Organization, Public Administration Review. 66/4 (2006) 619-623.
The New Public Management, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 16/1 (1997) 165-176.
Reinventing the Pentagon, Public Administration Review, 53/6 (1993) 570-577.
Due Process: Broadening and Gutting the Administrative State, Public Administration Review. 49/5 (1989) 492-496.
Federal Regulation, Public Productivity Review. 8/3 (Fall 1984) 275-83.
Other Articles A Tale of Two Cities: Learning from Oregon’s Property Tax Administration. State Tax Notes 74/5 (November 3, 2014) 273-284. With Robert Walker.
Ranking State Tax Systems: Progressivity, Adequacy. Efficiency. State Tax Notes 70/7 (November 18, 2013) 451-461.
With Ken Beatty and Jon Thompson, Center Research Assistants.
Assessing Corporate Social Initiatives: a Tough-Minded, but Sympathetic, Approach to Corporate Social Responsibility. FSR (Financial Studies, Rotterdam) Forum, 10/4 (June 2008) 20-26. With Elliot Maltz & Debra Ringold.
State Fiscal Management: What Practitioners Can Learn from Risk Management Theory, Chapter 21 Handbook of Government Budget and Revenue Forecasting: Theory and Practice (New York: Macmillan, 2008) 477-500. With Bruce Gates.
Betting on the Future with a Cloudy Crystal Ball: Revenue Forecasting, Financial Theory, and Budgets – An Expanded Treatment, PAR online, 67/5 (September-October 2007) 48-66. With Bruce Gates. And Response to Commentators, PAR online, 67/5 (September-October 2007) 88-93, reprinted in Debating Public Administration: Management Challenges, Choices, and Opportunities, R.D. Durant and Jennifer R.S. Durant (eds.) CRC Press, 2012.
Forward. Communicable Crises: Prevention, Management and Resolution in the Global Arena, edited by D. Gibbons (Charlotte NC: Information Age Publishing, 2007) 1-9.
FRED THOMPSONCommentary on “Managing Successful Organizational Change in the Public Sector,” PAR online. 66/2 (March-April 2006). With Patrick Connor. Reprinted in Debating Public Administration: Management Challenges, Choices, and Opportunities, R.D. Durant and Jennifer R.S. Durant (eds.) CRC Press, 2012.
Introduction and Ethical Reasoning, Epistemology, and Organizational Inquiry (with James Myers, Chemeketa Community College). In Public Ethics and Governance. London: Elsevier JAI, 2006: 1-8, 327-49.
Case Teaching and Intellectual Performances in Public Management. In Thinking Like A Policy Analyst, edited by Iris Geva-May (New York & London: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2005): 83-108. With Michael Barzelay.
Does Oregon Need a Rainy Day Fund? Like a Fish Needs a Bicycle. State Tax Notes, Vol. 36, No. 2, (April 11, 2005) 48With Bruce Gates, Jessica Brown, Jason Page, and Yoshida.
Valedictory Editorial, International Public Management Journal, 8/2 (Summer 2005) vii-xii.
Dialogue on the Definition and Evolution of the Field of Public Management, International Public Management Review.
4/2 (2003) 1-19. With Steve Kelman, Harvard University, L.R. Jones, and Kuno Schedler, University of St. Gallen.
The Political Economy of Public Administration. In Principles and Practices of Public Administration. Jack Rabin, Robert
F. Munzenrider, and Sherrie M. Bartell, (eds.) New York: Dekker, 2003: 801-848. Revised, Chapter 28 of the Handbook of Public Administration (third edition) Rabin, Hildreth, & Miller (eds.). New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 2007:
Budget Execution and Management Control. Encyclopedia of Public Policy and Administration, New York: Dekker, 2002:
1/ 80-87. With L.R. Jones and Jerry McCaffrey.
What Public Managers Should Study, International Public Management Review, 3/1 (2002) 1-24. With L.R. Jones and W.M. Zumeta, University of Washington.
Federal Management in the Post-Reinvention Era: Lessons from the National Performance Review. In Memos to the
President: Management Advice from the Nation’s Top Public Administrators. Mark A. Abramson (ed.) Lanham MD:
Rowman & Littlefield, 2001: 71-80. With James Thompson.
Introduction: Tax Policy, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness; Two Cheers for the Property Tax; and Serious Thinking about Sales Taxes (pen name, Turtle McBride), Oregon’s Future, 11/3 (summer/Fall 2000), 2-7, 19-21, 22-24.
Local Heroes? In Advancing Public Management: New Developments in Theory, Methods, and Practice. Jeffrey L. Brudney, Laurence J. O’Toole, Jr., and Hal G. Rainey (eds.) Washington DC: Georgetown University Press, 2000: 153-172.
With Mark Green and L.R. Jones.
Luring, Growing, and Retaining Corporate Headquarters and Management Offices. State Tax Notes. (March 27, 2000), 1123-1129. With Bruce Gates.
Implementing Mission Driven, Results-Oriented Budgets, in Public Administration as Reform and Innovation. H. George Frederickson and Jocelyn Johnston (eds.). University of Alabama Press, 1999: 189-206. With Carole Johansen, U.
Fordism and PostFordism, Encyclopedia of Political Economy. Routledge: London, 1998: 404-407.
Cost Analysis, in Handbook of Government Budgeting. R. Meyers (ed.) San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1998: 381-411; reprinted in translation, simplified Chinese edition, Shanghai University of Economics and Finance Press, 2005: 201-306.
The Marginal Costs of Taxation and Regulation, in Handbook of Public Finance. F. Thompson and M. Green (eds). New York: Dekker, 1998: 135-173. With Irwin Diewert, University of British Columbia, and Denis A. Lawrence.
Public Economics and Public Administration, in Handbook of Public Administration. (second edition) Rabin, Hildreth, & Miller (eds.). New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1998: 995-1063.
Lessons from Reinvention Labs in the Department of Defense. Armed Forces Controller. 43/4 (Fall, 1998) 5-10. With J.
Gosnell. M. Green, & L.R. Jones.
Capital Budgeting and Public Choice in International Encyclopedia of Public Policy and Administration. Boulder CO:
Westview Press, 1997: 330-337, 1817-1824.
Seeing Green, in Culture Matters: Essays in Honor of Aaron Wildavsky. Richard J. Ellis & Michael Thompson (eds.).
Boulder CO: Westview Press, 1997: 169-190. With Richard Ellis.
Management and Control of Budget Execution, Chapter 29 in Public Budgeting and Finance. (fourth edition) Golembiewski & Rabin (eds.). New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1997: 577-584. With Carole Johansen and L.R. Jones.
FRED THOMPSONNothing is Certain but Debt and Taxes: The Conditional Irrelevance of Municipal Capital Structure, in Gerald J.
Miller (ed.) Handbook of Debt Management. New York: Marcel Dekker, 1996: 129-139. Reprinted in Jack Rabin & Glenn L. Stevens (eds.) Handbook of Fiscal Policy. New York: CRC, 2001: 1607-1620. With G. Marc Choate.
Retroactive Liability, Superfund, and the Regulation of Contaminated Sites, University of British Columbia Law Review.
29/1 (1995) 87-117. With Ruth Crowley.
Reinventing the Department of Defense. Armed Forces Controller. 39/2 (Spring, 1994) 15-18. With L.R. Jones.
First with the Most: The Boyd Cycle and Business Strategy, in Fred Truitt and Isao Yorozu (eds.) Proceedings of the Aomori-Atkinson Conference. Aomori Public College, May 23-June 5 1993.
Privatization at the State and Local Level, in Paul McAvoy et al. (eds.) Privatization and State-Owned Enterprises. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, Rochester Studies in Managerial Economics and Policy, 1989.
Managing Defense Expenditures, in C. Lowell Harriss (ed.) Control of Federal Spending: Proceedings of the Academy of Political Science. 35/4 (1985) 72-84. Reprinted in Khi Thai (ed.) Structural Budget Deficits in the Federal Government.
Latham, MD: University Press of America, 1987: 129-148.
Interest Groups in the Legislative Process, Regulatory Regimes in Conflict, 1984: 145-67. With W.T. Stanbury.
The Prospects for Regulatory Reform in Canada: Rational Choice Models and the American Experience, Osgoode Hall Law Journal. 20/4 (December 1982) 678-720. With W.T. Stanbury.
Whatever Happened to Deregulation? Policy/Options (May/June 1982). With Gil Reschenthaler and W.T. Stanbury.
Reprinted in T. Kierans (ed.) Re-mixing the Economy. Harper/Collins Toronto, 1985: 48-53.
Hurdles to Dismantling Direct Regulation, Canadian Business Review. 8/4 (Winter 1982) 25-32. With W.T. Stanbury.
Regulatory Reform: A Comparison of Canadian and American Prospects, Journal of Contemporary Business. 10/4 (1981) 81-96. With W.T. Stanbury and William M. Zumeta.
On the Definition of Economic Regulation, with M. Priest and W.T. Stanbury; The Scope and Coverage of Regulation in Canada and the United States, with W.T. Stanbury; Regulatory Reform and Deregulation in the United States;
and More and Better Analysis? in W.T. Stanbury (ed.), Government Regulation: Growth, Scope, and Process. (Montreal:
Institute for Research on Public Policy, 1980) 1-67, 193-267.
Human Capital, the Rate of Return on Education, and the Allocation of Resources: California as a Case, in Cope (ed.), Information for Decisions in Higher Education. (Tallahassee : The Association for Institutional Research, 1976) 141-52.
Book Reviews Leuenberger and Bartle, Sustainable Development for Public Administration in Governance 23/2 (2010) 370-3.
Ferlie, et al. (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Public Management in Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 9/1 (2007).
Krause and Meir (eds.) Frontiers in the Scientific Study of Bureaucracy, in International Public Management Journal, 8/3 (2005) 439-445.
Kettl & Milward (eds.) The State of Public Management, in Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 16/3 (1997).
Gansler, Defense Conversion, in Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 15/4 (Fall 1996) 691-3.
Kapstein, Downsizing Defense, in Political Science Quarterly (PSQ), 111/2 (Spring 1996) 191-2.
Quigley & Smolensky, Modern Public Finance, in Public Budgeting and Finance (PBF), 15/3 (1995) 98-9.
Wirls, Buildup: the Politics of Defense in the Reagan Era, in PSQ, 107/3 (Summer 1992) 547-8.
Berne & Schramm, The Financial Analysis of Governments, in Public Budgeting and Finance. 11/4 (1991) 104-6.