Dr. Kuang-Ting Tai is an Assistant Professor of Public Administration joining NSU in 2021. He holds a doctoral degree in Public Administration from Rutgers University-Newark.
Kuang-Ting’s research interests mainly focus on the applications of advanced information technologies in the public sector with a specific purpose to examine how information technologies can reshape the interface between the public and government. His prior studies have addressed the related issues regarding transparency, e-participation, and open government.
After joining NSU, he teaches multiple courses related to public administration or nonprofit management, including public administration theory and application, public budgeting, public finance, information technology management, nonprofit financial management, and nonprofit program evaluation. In addition, he also served as a reviewer for a number of journals, such as Public Administration Review, International Public Management Journal, or Journal of Urban Affairs.
Tai, K., & Shon, J., (2018). Fundraising Efficiency and financial capacity performance in nonprofits in the U.S. Presented: Nov. 15th. 2018, Austin, TX. ARNOVA: 47th Annual Conference
Tai, K. & Porumbescu, G. (2018). Can online participation lead to a more offline participation? An empirical study of causal mediation approach. Presented: Apr. 5th. 2018, Chicago, IL. MPSA: 76th Annual MPSA Conference
Tai, K., & Shon, J. (2018). Fundraising Efficiency, Revenue Structure and Performance in NPOs: An Empirical Analysis of Arts, Culture and Humanities NPOs. Presented: Mar. 9th. 2018, Denver, CO. ASPA: 2018 Annual Conference
Tai, K., & Mossberger, K. (2015). A comparative analysis of open data portals in the 100 largest cities of the United States. Presented: Nov. 14th. 2014, Miami, FL. APPAM: The Golden Age of Evidence-Based Policy (37th Annual Conference of The Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management)
Tai, K., & Swindell, D. (2014). County-level effects on patterns of volunteerism. Presented: Nov. 20th. 2014, Denver, CO. ARNOVA: Evolving Sectoral Relationships: Global & Local Views (43rd Annual Conference of The Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action).
Kuang-ting Tai (2021). Open government research over a decade: A systematic review. Government Information Quarterly 38(2), pp. 1-15
Kuang-ting Tai, G. Porumbescu & J. Shon (2019). Can e-participation stimulate offline citizen participation: An empirical test with practical implications. Public Management Review 22(2), pp. 278-296
Kuang-ting Tai & Y. Chao (2015). Comparative analysis on institutional factors of promoting inward investment: The comparison between Taoyuan County, Taiwan and Suzhou City, China (2000-2010). Mainland China Studies (TSSCI, Peer Review), pp. 99-127