Gordon A. Kingsley

Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Public Policy

School of Public Policy
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA
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My current research projects explore the impacts of public-private partnerships and inter-governmental partnerships on the structure of public management systems and the development and allocation of scientific and technical human capital. This work is being conducted in three policy domains examining the following: 1) the impact of educational partnerships developed under the No Child Left Behind Act aimed at improving the quality of math and science instruction; 2) the development of public-private partnerships by public transportation agencies in response to outsourcing; and 3) the development of hybrid organizations through public-private partnerships in research organizations and technology-led economic development programs.

Feeney, M., and G. Kingsley. 2008. "The Rebirth of Patronage: Have We Come Full Circle?" Public Integrity 10 (2): 165-176.
Ponomariov, B., and G. Kingsley. 2008. "Applicability of the Transaction Cost Normative Model of Strategic Outsourcing in the Public Sector: The Case of a State Transportation Agency." Public Organization Review 8 (3): 253-272.
Lee, S., and G. Kingsley. 2009. "The Impact of Relational Factors on Contracting Management in Public Organizations." Review of Public Personnel Administration 29: 270-292.

Substantive Focus:
Education Policy
Science and Technology Policy

Theoretical Focus:
Policy Process Theory
Agenda-Setting, Adoption, and Implementation
Policy Analysis and Evaluation