Ji Hyung Park received B.A. and M.A. degrees in Public Administration at Chung-Ang University. His master thesis is about the effect of city-county consolidation on economic development. He holds a Ph.D. in Public Administration from University of Nebraska at Omaha. His dissertation examined a democratic fiscal decision-making process composed of the Great Recession, citizen participation, fiscal retrenchment, and fiscal recovery.

His research areas are public budgeting and finance, and urban management, focusing on citizen participation, form of government, fiscal health, performance budgeting, revenue diversification, and city-county consolidation. His recent articles are published in Public Finance and Management and Public Performance and Management Review.

Ji Hyung Park’s teaching interests include public budgeting, financial management, research methods, and urban policy.


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James Madison University
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