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Yu-Ying Kuo


Public Policy, Policy Analysis, Government Budgeting, Cost-Benefit Analysis
Educational Background

Ph.D. in Public Administration and Policy, State U. of New York at Albany, U.S.A.

Present Job


Dean of Academic Affairs, Shih Hsin University
Dean of Research and Development, Shih Hsin University


(A)Referred Journal Articles

1. Chilik Yu, Yu-Ying, Kuo, 2000, “Budgeting Reform under Government Reinvention--State Governments of theUSin the 90s,” Public Administration & Policy. No. 2, pp 195-223。

2. Yu-Ying Kuo, 2000, “Expert Judgment and Adjustment in New York State Revenue Forecasting,Shih Hsin University Journal, No. 10, pp221-250.

3. Yu-Ying Kuo, 2001, “Processes, Methods and Human Factors of State Governments' Revenue Forecasting in theUnited States,” Journal of Public Administration, No. 3, pp19-45. (TSSCI)

4. Yu-Ying Kuo, 2001, “Expert Judgments and Adjustments in Revenue Forecasting: A Case Study ofNew YorkStateSales and Use Tax Forecasting,” Social Science Quarterly. Vol 11. No. 3, pp113-150.

5. Yu-Ying Kuo, Chilik Yu, Naiyi Hsiao, Ching-May Lin, 2001, The Application of Cost-Benefit Analysis in Public Policy: The Case Study of the Installation of the Emergency Sensor Valve in Taipei City, Theory and Policy, Vol 15, No. 2, pp1-24. (TSSCI)

6. Yu-Ying Kuo, 2001, “Evaluation ofNew YorkStateRevenue Consensus Forecasting Meeting,”Open Public Administration Review. No. 11, pp125-146.

7. Yu-Ying Kuo, 2001, “The Discussion of the Budget Reform in the “A-Bian Government Reinvention White Book” Chinese Public Administration Review. Vol. 10, No. 3. pp53-78. (TSSCI)

8. David L. Weimer, Don-Yun Chen , Yu-Ying Kuo, 2001, Policy Analysis: Opportunities and Challenges in Democratic Polities,” Chinese Public Administration Review.Vol. 11, No. 1. pp1-28. (TSSCI)

9. Yu-Ying Kuo, 2002, “Comparative Analysis of the Entrepreneurial Budgeting betweenTaiwanand theUnited States Open Public Administration Review. No. 12, pp 169-194.

10. Yu-Ying Kuo, 2002, “The Research on Performance Indicators of Knowledge Management in Government Agencies, The Chinese Journal of Administration. No.72. pp57-82. (TSSCI)

11. Yu-Ying Kuo, 2002, “The Research on Mid-term Budget Forecasting and Judgmental Forecasting, Journal of Public Administration, No. 7, pp 1-29. (TSSCI)

12. Yu-Ying Kuo, 2004, “The Evaluation of the Implementation of Cost-Benefit Analysis on Capital Expenditure Projects: A Case Study ofEnterpriseFunds,” Journal of Public Administration, No. 10, pp 1-24. (TSSCI)

13. Yu-Ying Kuo and Kuo-yuan Liang, 2004, “Human Judgments in New York State Sales and Use Tax Forecasting.” Journal of Forecasting. 23(4), 297-314. (SSCI)

14. Yu-Ying Kuo, 2005, “Decision Facilitator: Theory and Practice of Cost-Benefit Analysis.” Training & Development Fashion, 30, 1-18.

15. Yu-Ying Kuo, 2005, “The Research on the Policy Information System: A Case Study of National Health Insurance Policy inTaiwan.” The Chinese Journal of Administration. No.76, 53-84.

16. Yu-Ying Kuo, 2006, “Discussion on Performance Evaluation System.” Public Official Monthly. 116, 32-50.

17. Yu-Ying Kuo, 2007, “An Analysis of Website’ Budgeting Information of Nonprofit Organizations.” Public Official Monthly. 127, 39-47.

18. Yu-Ying Kuo, 2008, “Dialogue between Public Finance and Public Choice,” Journal of Public Administration, No. 26, pp 159-169. (TSSCI)

19. Yu-Ying Kuo, 2008, “The Mechanism of Good Public Governance is Right Here: GPMnet,” 2008 APEC Workshop on Government Performance and Results Management-Document. 1-15.

20. Yu-Ying Kuo and Wen-Shin Su, 2008, “Analysis on Examination System under Globalization: Including Experience of theUS, theUK,JapanandKorea,” Examination and Personnel Quarterly, 54, 54-65.

21. Yu-Ying Kuo, 2008, “How Taiwan Achieves Good Public Governance,” (in Korean) Public Administration Focus, July/August, pp53-54, Korea Institute of Public Administration (KIPA).

22. Yu-Ying Kuo and Yi Thun Hsu, 2010, “Implementation Evaluation on Foreign Brides' Literacy Education in Taipei.” OMNES: The Journal of Migration and Society, Vol. 1, No 1, pp67-83.

23. Chun-Huang Yang and Yu-Ying Kuo. 2010. “Exploring the Relationship between the Establishment of Tainan Science Park and Local Economic Development.” The Chinese Public Administration Review, Vol 18. No. 1. 127-174.

24. Yu-Ying Kuo. 2010. “The Research on Budget Process of Taiwan Foundations.” Third-Sector Review. Vol.14, 87-125.

25. Ling Chun Hung and Yu-Ying Kuo. 2011. “Policy Management: Why not Policy Marketing?” Training and Development Fashion. Vol. 110. 1-18.

26. Yu-Ying Kuo and Ling Chun Hung. 2012.“The Problems of Contracting-out Administration and Policy Project under Government Procurement Act: Perspective of Agent Theory.” Journal of Competitiveness Review. Vol.15. 7-40.

27. Yu-Ying Kuo. 2012. “Foresight and Direction of Performance Mangement.” Bimonthly Journal of Research and Evaluation. Vol. 289. 29-42.

28. Yu-Ying Kuo. 2012. “Introduction: Comparing Developments in Public Policy Programs in Higher Education in Asia Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice. Vol. 14, No. 5, 373-375.

29. Yu-Ying Kuo and Nai-Ling Kuo. 2012. “Taiwan's Public Policy Education: US-Style?” Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice. Vol. 14, No. 5, 391-409.

30. Yu-Ying Kuo and Yu-Tou Hsieh. 2013. “The Application Cost-Benefit Analysis on Budgeting.” Budget, Accounting and Statistics Monthly, 685, 50-56

31. Yu-Ying Kuo. 2013. “New Performance Budgeting System.” Budget, Accounting and Statistics Monthly, 688, 30-33.

32. Yu-Ying Kuo. 2014. “OECD Pension Reform.” Personnel Monthly. 341, 35-50.

33. Yu-Tou Hsieh and Yu-Ying Kuo. 2014. “The Correlation of Core Capability of Public Policy Examination and the Political and Economic Development.” Elite Quarterly.  10(4), 63-84.

34. Yu-Ying Kuo. 2014. “Good Governance: System theory and whole governance.” Personnel Monthly. 359, 29-36.

35. Yu-Ying Kuo. 2015. “Political and Economic Analysis of Singapore.” Budget, Accounting and Statistics Monthly,721, 56-21.

36.Yu-Ying Kuo, 2016. “Taiwan Universities: Where to Go?” Humanities, 5(1), 12. http://www.mdpi.com/2076-0787/5/1/12/html

37. Yu-Ying Kuo and Ming-Huei Cheng, 2016. “Digital Governance and National Examination.” National Elite. 12(2). 3-20.

38. Yu-Ying Kuo. 2018. "Performance Management and Implementaiton." Public Governance Quarterly. 6(3) 6-15

(B)Conference Paper

1. Yu-Ying Kuo,6/12/1998. Expert Judgments and Adjustments inNew YorkStateRevenue Forecasting. The Eighteenth International Symposium on Forecasting. June 10 - 13, 1998.Edinburgh, United of Kingdom.

2. Yu-Ying Kuo, 6/1999. Expert Judgments and Adjustments in Revenue Forecasting: A Case Study ofNew YorkSales and Use Tax Forecasting. Public Economics Conference. Academia Sinica.Taipei,Taiwan.

3. Yu-Ying Kuo, 7/2000. The Research On Public-Private Partnership: A Case Study ofTaipeiCityGovernment. International Conference on Program Management.TaipeiCityGovernment.

4. Yu-Ying Kuo,3/5/2000. New Public Management inTaiwan—Bureaucracy and Democracy. International Public Management Network 2000 Conference,Sydney,Australia.

5. Yu-Ying Kuo, 3/2001. The Application of Multi-Attribute Utility Model on Public Policy. Conference on Theory and Practice of Policy Analysis. Department of Public Policy and Management,ShihHsinUniversity.

6. Yu-Ying Kuo, 3/2002. The Analysis of Judgmental Forecasting on Mid-Term Budget. Conference on Budget Balance and Mid-Term Budgeting System. Directorate General of Budget Accounting and Statistics,  Executive Yuan and Department of Public Policy and Management,ShihHsinUniversity.

7. Yu-Ying Kuo, 6/2002. The Research on Performance Indicators of Knowledge Management in Government Agencies. Department of Public Policy and Management,ShihHsinUniversityand Civil Service Development Institute.

8. Yu-Ying Kuo and Kuo-yuan Liang,10/17/2002, Human Judgments in New York State Sales and Use Tax Forecasting. 26th CIRET (Centre for International Research on Economic Tendency Surveys) Conference. Oct.16-19, The Conference is hosted by Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) and co-hosted byInstituteofEconomics, Academia Sinica (IEAS), Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER), and Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER).Taipei,Taiwan.

9. Yu-Ying Kuo,11/6/2002, E-Policy and Policy Information Systems: A Case Study ofTaiwan's National Health Insurance Policy. Conference on E-Policy and E-Government. Nov. 6-7.Seoul,Korea. Proceedings of International Forum on e-Policy and e-Government: Past, Present and Future, 331-351. E-Policy and E-Government Institute.

10. Yu-Ying Kuo,1/8/2003, The Research on the Policy Information System: A Case Study of National Health Insurance Policy inTaiwan. HawaiiInternational Conference on System Sciences. Jan. 6-9.Hawaii, US. Proceedings of The 36th AnnualHawaiiInternational Conference on System Sciences (Abstract only), 139. IEEE Computer Society.

11. Yu-Ying Kuo, 6/2003. The Evaluation of the Implementation of Cost-Benefit Analysis on Capital Expenditure Projects: A Case Study ofEnterpriseand Non-Enterprise Funds. The First Annual Conference on Democratic Governance andTaiwanAdministrative Reform.TaiwanAssociation ofSchoolofPublic Affairsand Administration (TASPAA).

12. Yu-Ying Kuo, 6/2004, New Positions of Fiscal Functions and Roles Under Multiple Environment. The Second Annual Conference on New Positions of Public Governance under Multiple Environment.TaiwanAssociation ofSchoolofPublic Affairsand Administration (TASPAA).

13. Yu-Ying Kuo, 6/28-6/29/2004, “Fiscal Functions of a Government under a Democratic System,” International Conference on “Democratic Consolidation and Administrative Reform.” Held by the Department of Public Policy and Management atShihHsinUniversity,Taipei,Taiwan.

14. Yu-Ying Kuo, 6/19-6/21, “Implementation Evaluation of Foreign Brides’ Literacy Education.” Institute for Women’s Policy Research’s Eight International Women’s Policy Research Conference: When Women Gain, So Does the World.Washington,DC.

15. Yu-Ying Kuo, Ching-Mei Lin,4/20/2006, “An Empirical Study of the Relationship between Divided Government and Fiscal Deficit inTaiwanLocal Governments.”48th Western Social Science Association Conference,Phoenix,Arizona.

16. Yu-Ying Kuo and Hsin Fang Tsai,3/10/2008, “Transformational Function of Budget:TaiwanExperience.” American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) 2008 Annual Conference--Transformational Public Administration: A Call for Public Service.Dallas,Texas.

17. Yu-Ying Kuo, 1/7-1/9/2009. “Cross-National Comparison ofTaiwan,Japan, US andUK’s Health Insurance System.” Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM)-SingaporeConference, Asian Social Protection in Comparative Perspective,NationalUniversityofSingapore.

18. Yu-Ying Kuo, 6/5-6/6/2009. “TaiwanPublic Policy Education:Opportunityand Challenge.” International Comparative Policy Forum 6th Workshop: Developments in Public Policy Programs in Higher Education inAsia. Department of Public Policy and Management,ShihHsinUniversity,Taipei,Taiwan.

19. Yu-Ying Kuo, 9/24-9/26/2009. “Budgeting Performance and Budgeting Accountability of Nonprofit Organizations:TaiwanExperience.” 21st Annual Conference of Association for Budgeting and Financial Management.WashingtonMarriott,WashingtonD.C..

20. Yu-Ying Kuo, Ming-Huei Cheng and Yu-Cheuh Tain, 10/7-10/8/2010.How Infrastructure Funds Operate? Taiwan and Australia Experience.” 2010 Korean Association for Public Administration (KAPA) Annual Meeting.Seoul.Korea.

21. Yu-Ying Kuo,3/13/2011. “A Comparative Analysis of Establishing Infrastructure Fund to Finance Capital Projects under Financial Crisis:Taiwan,Korea,AustraliaExperience.” 2011 American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) Annual Conference,Baltimore,Maryland(Presented by Ching-Mei Lin).

22. Yu-Ying Kuo, 6/17-6/18/2011. “Research on the Fairness of Teacher’s Retirement System between Public andPrivateUniversities:Taiwan,KoreaandJapanExperience.”2011KoreaAssociation for Policy Studies Annual (KAPS) Conference,Seoul,Korea.

23. Yu-Ying Kuo, 6/27-6/28/2012. Research on Taiwan, Korea and Japan’s Civil Service Retirement System. 2012 Korea Association for Public Administration (KAPA) International Conference, Public Administration in National Development: Sharing the Power of Experiences. Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.

24. Yu-Ying Kuo, 6/26-6/28/2013. “Retirement Pension in Taiwan, South Korea and Japan: Policy Indicator Perspective” 1st International Conference on Public Policy. International Political Science Association. Grenoble, France.

25. Yu-Ying Kuo, 7/3-7/5/2013. “Where does Public Policy Education Go Regionally and Globally?” 8th International Conference in Interpretive Policy Analysis. Societies in Conflict: Expert, Publics and Democracy. University of Vienna, Australia.

26.Yu-Ying Kuo and Ming Huei Cheng, 11/14-15/2015, “Budget and Financial Management of Public Infrastructure: Taiwan, Australia, and China,” 5th Greater China Australia Dialogue on ‘Value for Money: Managing Public Finance.’ National Taiwan University.

27.  Yu-Ying Kuo, 3/18-3/22/2016, " Fiscal Sustainability and Equity of Civil Service Pension" American Society for Public Administration’s 77th Annual Conference, Seattle, Washington, US.

28. Yu-Ying Kuo, 3/17-3/18/2016, "Benefit-Cost Analysis on Civil Service Pension: Efficiency vs. Equity," 2016 Annual Conference and Meeting of the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis, George Washington University Marvin Center, Washington DC, US.

29. Yu-Ying Kuo, Nai-Feng Kuo, Yu-Tou Hsieh, 7/1/2016, "Institutional Research of Shih Hsin University," 2016 U9 League Summit, Taipei, Taiwan.

30. Yu-Ying Kuo, 6/28-6/30/2017. "Accountability of Public Pension Management." 3rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PUBLIC POLICY at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (NUS), SINGAPORE.

(C)Book and Book Chapter

1. Yu-Ying Kuo, 1998,New York State Revenue Forecasting: Application of Research on Human Judgment and Judgmental Forecasting. Ph.D. Dissertation,StateUniversityofNew YorkatAlbany.

2. Yu-Ying Kuo, 2000. "New Public Management inTaiwan--Government Reinvention," Chapter19 inLearning From International Public Management Reform. pp337-351.London: Elsevier-Oxford Press.

3. Yu-Ying Kuo, 2001, “The Application of Multi-Attribute Utility Model on Public Policy” in Chilik Yu, Yu-Ying Kuo, Don-Yuan Chen (eds). Public Policy Analysis: Theory and Practice. Ch15. pp447-473。

4. David L. Weimer, Don-Yun Chen , Yu-Ying Kuo, 2001, “Policy Analysis: Opportunities and Challenges in Democratic Polities” in Chilik Yu, Yu-Ying Kuo, Don-Yuan Chen (eds). Public Policy Analysis: Theory and Practice. Ch1. pp3-30.

5. Chilik Yu, Yu-Ying Kuo, Don-Yuan Chen (eds). 2001. Public Policy Analysis: Theory and Practice.Taipei, Weber Publication.

6. Yu-Ying Kuo. 2002. Decision Support Models and Cases Analysis.Taipei, Best-Wise Publication Ltd.

7. Yu-Ying Kuo. 2002. Macro and Micro Research on Government Budgeting.Taipei, Best-Wise Publication Ltd.

8. Yu-Ying Kuo. 2006. “Hospital Evaluation: Perspective of Policy Learning” in Chilik Yu (ed) New Century Public Policy: Theory and Practice. pp177-208.

9. Yu-Ying Kuo. 2007. Cost-Benefit Analysis. Taipei, Hwatai.

10. Yu-Ying Kuo. 2008. Research on Budget Process and Budget Accountability of Non-Profit Organization: Case Study of Foundation.Taipei, Best-Wise Publication Ltd.

11. Yu-Ying Kuo. 2011. “Budget Accountability of Taiwan Foundations.” In Chilik Yu (ed.) Integrity and Governance. Chapter 9, 194-216.Taipei, Best-Wise Publication Ltd.

12. Yu-Ying Kuo, ed., 2015, Policy Analysis in Taiwan. Bristol, UK: The Policy Press.

13. Yu-Ying Kuo. 2015. "Policy analysis education in Taiwan: a comparative perspective." in Yu-Ying Kuo (ed.) Policy Analysis in Taiwan. Chapter 16, 231-245. Bristol, UK, Policy Press.

14. Yu, Chilik and Yu-Ying Kuo. 2015. "Policy analysis in a time of turbulence." in Yu-Ying Kuo (ed.) Policy Analysis in Taiwan. Chapter 1, 1-21. Bristol, UK, Policy Press.

15. Yu-Ying Kuo and Ming Huei Cheng, 2017. “Media and Policy Analysis” in Marlenn Brans, Iris Geva-May and Michael Howlett (eds), Routledge Handbook of Comparative Policy Analysis, Chapter 20.  309-323, Routledge.

16. Yu-Ying Kuo and Ming Huei Cheng, 2018. ” Budgeting and financial management of public infrastructure: The experience of Taiwan” in Andrew Podger, Tsai-Tsu Su, John Wanna, Hon. S. Chan, and Meili Niu (eds). Value for Money: Budget and Financial Management Reform in the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan and Australia. Chapter11, 221-250. Australian National University Press.