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Faculty & Staff Profile 

Jay Ryu
Jay Ryu 
Professor, Internship Program Director

237 Bentley Annex

Jay Eungha Ryu is Professor of Public Policy and Administration in the Department of Political Science. He has his undergraduate degree in political science from Seoul National University, Korea in 1986. He has his MPA degrees from Seoul National University (1988) and the George Washington University (1998). He has his Ph.D. from the School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Georgia (2003). His areas of specialization are public administration and public budgeting and finance. His current research areas have been focused on the political economy of public budgeting.

Selected Publications

·Ryu, J. E. Forthcoming. Budgeting and Finance Primer: Key Concepts in Fiscal Choice. M. E. Sharpe.

·Ryu, J. E. 2011. Bounded Bureaucracy and the Budgetary Process in the United States. Transaction Publishers.

·Ryu, J. E. 2011. Legislative Professionalism and Budget Punctuations in State Government Sub-Functional Expenditures.Public Budgeting and Finance 31(2)

·Ryu, J. E. 2009. Exploring the Factors for Budget Stability and Punctuations: A Preliminary Analysis of State Government Sub-Functional Expenditures. Policy Studies Journal 37(3)

·Ryu, J. E., and H. G. Rainey. 2009. Collaborative Public Management and Organizational Design: One-Stop Shopping Structures in Employment Training Programs. In The Collaborative Public Manager, edited by Rosemary O'Leary and Lisa B. Bingham. Georgetown University Press.

·Fernandez, S., J. E. Ryu, and J. L. Brudney. 2008. Exploring Variations in Contracting for Services among American Local Governments: Do Politics Still Matter? American Review of Public Administration 38(4)

·Ryu, J. E. 2007. Federal Highway Assistance Funds in the State Infrastructure Bank (SIB) Programs: Mechanisms, Merits, and Modifications. Public Budgeting and Finance 27(4)

·Ryu, J. E., C. J. Bowling, C. Cho, and D. S. Wright. 2007. Effects of Administrator's Aspirations, Political Principals' Priorities, and Interest Groups' Influence on State Agency Budget Requests. Public Budgeting and Finance 27(2)

·Brudney, J. L., S. Fernandez, J. E. Ryu, and D. S. Wright. 2005. Exploring and Explaining Contracting Out: Patterns among the American States. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 15(3)