Academic Profile : Faculty

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Asst Prof Kim Soojin
Assistant Professor, School of Social Sciences
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Dr. Kim joined the Public Policy and Global Affairs (PPGA) Programme, School of Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in January 2016. She received her Ph.D. from the School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey at Newark Campus in 2015. She holds Bachelor of Law (Economics as Minor) from Ewha Womans University and two MPA (Master of Public Administration) degrees from the University of Georgia and Seoul National University. Prior to her current appointment, she has taught several graduate-level courses as an independent lecturer at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

Her current research interests include Public Budgeting and Financial Management, New Institutionalism, Contracting Out (Back-in), Public-Private Partnerships, Citizen Participation/Satisfaction in the Public Sector and Mixed Methods Research Design and Analysis.

She teaches Public Budgeting and Financial Management, Statistical Foundations for PA and Policy, Economic Issues for Public Decision Making, and Designing and Conducting Qualitative Research at Undergraduate level; Public Budgeting Systems (MPA), Strategic Management in the Public Sector (MPA), Statistical Methods for Policy Analyses (MPA), and Qualitative Research Methods (PhD) at Graduate level at NTU.

She is currently serving as an Editorial Board Member for two PA-journals: International Review of Public Administration (IRPA) and International Journal of Policy Studies (IJPS).
Public Budgeting and Finance
Financial Management and Performance
Contracting Out of Public Services
Public-Private Partnerships
Citizen Participation and Satisfaction in the Public Sector
Institutional Arrangements in Policy Choices
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