Stuart BretschneiderMeredith Professor, Public Administration
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Stuart Bretschneider is professor of public administration and director of Syracuse University’s Center for Technology and Information Policy. He was responsible for first integrating computer and information management into Maxwell’s public administration program. His current research interests include e-government, e-democracy, public management information systems, forecasting and decision making in public organizations, and evaluation of environmental policy. Bretschneider has published dozens of articles in journals including Management Science, Information Systems Review, Public Administration Review, and Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. He was director and past president of the International Institute of Forecasting and served as associate editor for the International Journal of Forecasting. Bretschneider was also managing editor of the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. He has been a consultant to the U.S. General Accounting Office; the states of New York, Ohio and Kentucky; and several Fortune 500 companies. He received his Ph.D. in public administration from Ohio State University in 1980.
Environmental Research Areas
- Climate Change
- Environmental Policy Evaluation
- Information Technology
- Technical Change and Technology Diffusion
Selected Papers and Abstracts since 2000
- How Local Government Democratization in the Republic of Korea Facilitates the Use of E-Government Applications: Implications for Political Control of Bureaucracy, Stuart Bretschneider with M. Ahn, Submitted to The Public Administration Review. (forthcoming) , 2010.
- Technology and Public Management Information Systems: Where we have been and where we are going. , Stuart Bretschneider with I. Mergel, Menzel, D. C. and White, H. J. eds., The State of Public administration: Issues, Problems, and Challenges (forthcoming), 2010.
- Does Regulation Stimulate Productivity? The Effect of Air Quality Policies on the Efficiency of U.S. Power Plants, Rachel Fleishman, Rob Alexander, Stuart Bretschneider, David Popp, June 2009.
- The Contracting out Decision: A Study of Contracting for E-Government Services in US State Governments, Stuart Bretschneider with Anna Ya Ni, The Public Administration Review. Vol. 67, No 3, pp. 531-44. , 2007.
- A General Model of E-Government Service Adoption: An Empirical Exploration, Stuart Bretschneider with M. Ahn and J.Gant,, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory , 2006.
- Institutions and Intellectual Property: The Influence of Institutional Forces on University Patenting, David Popp with Yixin Dai and Stuart Bretschneider, Summer 2005, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 24(3), 579-598, 2005.
- Why Does State Government Contract Out Their E-Government Services?, Anna Ya Ni and Stuart Bretschneider, Proceedings of the 38th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS'05) - Track 5, October 2005.
- Local Government Information Technology Capacity: An Exploratory Theory, Hyun Joon Kim and Stuart Bretschneider, Proceedings of the 37th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS'04) - Track 5, October 2004.
- Does the Perception of Red Tape Constrain IT Innovativeness in Organizations? Unexpected Results from a Simultaneous Equation Model and Implications, M. Jae Moon and Stuart Bretschneider, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 12, pp. 273-292, April 2002.
- Voluntary Behavior by Electric Utilities: Levels of Adoption and Contribution of the Climate Challenge Program to the Reduction of Carbon Dioxide, Eric Welch, Allan Mazur and Stuart Bretschneider, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 19(3), pp. 407-425, July 2000.