NC State
Bruce D. McDonald, III

2017

“The Truth about Honesty in the Nonprofit Sector” (with Chris Goodman). To be presented at the Annual Southeastern Conference for Public Administration. Hollywood Beach, FL: October 4 – 7.

“The Truth about Honesty in the Nonprofit Sector” (with Chris Goodman). To be presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management. Washington, DC: September 28 – 30.

“Taxation and Citizens Choice: The Effect of a County Charter on Property Taxes.” Presented at the Annual Conference of the Western Social Science Association. San Francisco, CA: April 13 – 15.


2016

“County Government Isomorphism and Competition” (with Kate Albrecht, Vincent Reitano, and Sapna Varkey). Presented at the Annual Southeastern Conference for Public Administration. Raleigh, NC: October 13 – 16.

“Measuring the Fiscal Health of Municipalities.” Presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management. Seattle, WA: October 6 – 8.

“From Fiscal to Physical Health: The Impact of a Hospital’s Financial Stability on Quality of Care” (with Susie Camilleri and Vincent Reitano). Presented at the Annual Conference of the Western Social Science Association. Reno, NV: April 13 – 16.

“From Fiscal to Physical Health: The Impact of a Hospital’s Financial Stability on Quality of Care” (with Susie Camilleri and Vincent Reitano). Presented at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Public Administration. Seattle, WA: March 18 – 22.


2015

“The Benefit of Internal Audit in Local Government” (with Robert J. Eger, III and Carl J. Gabrini). Presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management. Washington, DC: October 1 – 5.

“Assessing Charter School Savings Behavior with Unconditional Quantile Regression” (with Theo Arapis and Vincent Reitano). Presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management. Washington, DC: October 1 – 5.

“Forecasting the Prison Population” (with Jamil Elwaer). Presented at the Midwest Public Affairs Conference. Milwaukee, WI: July 9 – 11.

“Taxation and Citizen’s Choice: The Effect of a County Charter on Property Taxes.” Presented at the Annual Conference of the Indiana Political Science Association. South Bend, IN: March 27.


2014

“Taxation and Citizen’s Choice: The Effect of a County Charter on Property Taxes.” Presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management. Grand Rapids, MI: October 2 – 5.

Community Disparities in Hospital Quality Across the United States” (with Robert J. Eger, III, Carl J. Gabrini, and Max Mendieta). Presented at the Annual Southeastern Conference for Public Administration. Atlanta, GA: September 18 – 20.

“Taxation and Citizen’s Choice: The Effect of a County Charter on Property Taxes.” Presented at the Annual Southeastern Conference for Public Administration. Atlanta, GA: September 18 – 20.

“The Fiscal Health of Chartered Counties” (with Casey St. Aubin). Presented at the Midwest Public Affairs Conference. Fort Wayne, IN: March 27 – 29.

“The Fiscal Health of Chartered Counties” (with Casey St. Aubin). Presented at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Public Administration. Washington, DC: March 14 – 18.


2013

“A ‘Dirty’ Approach to Efficient Budget Forecasting.” Presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management. Washington, DC: October 3 – 5.

“Helpful Local Surtaxes? Florida and Disadvantaged Families” (with Robert J. Eger and D. Ryan Miller). Presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management. Washington, DC: October 3 – 5.

“A ‘Dirty’ Approach to Efficient Budget Forecasting.” Presented at the Annual Southeastern Conference for Public Administration. Charlotte, NC: September 25 – 28.

“Understanding Immigration Reform in the United States: A Multiple Streams Approach” (with D. Ryan Miller). Presented at the Annual Conference of the American Political Science Association. Chicago, IL: August 29 – September 1.

“Helpful Local Surtaxes? Florida and Disadvantaged Families” (with Robert J. Eger and D. Ryan Miller). Presented at the Annual Conference of the American Political Science Association. Chicago, IL: August 29 – September 1.


2012

“The Public Benefit of Public Goods: The Defense Sector, Scientific Investment, and Economic Growth” (with Robert J. Eger, III). Presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management. Baltimore, MD: November 8 – 10.

“From Fiscal to Physical Health: The Impact of a Hospital’s Financial Stability on Quality of Care.” Presented at the Annual Conference of the Indiana Political Science Association. South Bend, IN: March 30.


2011

“From Fiscal to Physical Health: The Impact of a Hospital’s Financial Stability on Quality of Care.” Presented at the Annual Southeastern Conference for Public Administration. New Orleans, LA: September 22 – 24.

“It’s Getting Hot in Here: Causality of Global Warming.” Presented at the Annual Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago, IL: March 31 – April 2.

“Determinants of Charter County Decisions: An Event History Analysis of Florida Counties” (with Carl J. Gabrini). Presented at the Annual Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago, IL: March 31 – April 2.

The Use of Situational Leadership Theory in Understanding Municipal Management Behavior” (with Robert J. Eger, III and D. Ryan Miller). Presented at the Annual Conference of the American Society of Public Administration. Baltimore, MD: March 11 – 15.


2010

“A Human Capital Model of the Defense-Growth Paradigm.” Presented at the Annual Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago, IL: April 21 – 25.

“Stimulating America: The Defense Sector, Scientific Investment, and Economic Growth” (with Robert J. Eger, III). Presented at the Annual Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago, IL: April 21 – 25.

“Stimulating America: The Defense Sector, the Stimulus Package, and Understanding Economic Growth. Presented at the Annual Conference of the American Society of Public Administration. San Jose, CA: April 9 – 13.

“Staying Put: A Rebuttal to Tiebout.” Presented at the Annual Conference of the National Business and Economics Society. Kauai, HI: March 10 – 13.


2009

“Sanction Failure: Economic Growth, Defense Expenditures, and the Islamic Republic of Iran.” Presented at the Annual Joint Conference of the International Security Studies Section of the International Studies Association and the International Security Arms Control Section of the American Political Science Association. Monterey, CA: October 15 – 17.

“Determinants of Charter County Decisions: An Event History Analysis of Florida Counties” (with Carl J. Gabrini). Presented at the Annual Southeastern Conference for Public Administration. Louisville, KY: September 30 – October 3.

“So Long and Thanks for All the Fish: The Impact of Social Welfare Programs on the State Economy” (with D. Ryan Miller). Presented at the Annual National Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago, IL: April 2- 5.

“Helpful Local Surtaxes? Florida and Disadvantaged Families” (with Robert J. Eger, III and D. Ryan Miller). Presented at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Public Administration. Miami, FL: March 20 – 24.

“Does the Defense-Growth Paradigm Outweigh the Cost of Economic Sanctions? A Case Study of the Islamic Republic of Iran.” Presented at the Annual Conference of the International Studies Association. New York, NY: February 15 – 17.

“The Defense-Growth Paradigm: An Economic Investigation into Post-Soviet States” (with Robert J. Eger, III). Presented at the Annual Conference of the International Studies Association. New York, NY: February 15 – 17.


2008

“The Defense-Growth Paradigm: An Economic Investigation into Post-Soviet States” (with Robert J. Eger, III). Presented at the Annual Conference of the International Studies Association. New York, NY: February 15 – 17.

“The Rise and Role of the Non-Profit Watchdog: The Bureau of Municipal Research and Efficient Citizenship.” Presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action. Philadelphia, PA: November 19 – 22.

“Paying for Emergencies: Improving Emergency Management and Public Safety Budgetary Decisions.” Presented at the Annual Southeastern Conference for Public Administration. Orlando, FL: September 24 – 27.

“Why Men Rebel: Using the Multiple Streams Framework to Explain the Cause of Civil War and the Development of Peace.” Presented at the Annual Conference of the Peace and Justice Studies Association. Portland, OR: September 11 – 14.