David Wachira


Specialization:  Financial Management

Publications

Wachira, David. “Overlooking Organizational Culture: Problems in Analyzing the Success and Failures of E-Government in Developing Countries” in Kelvin Bwalya (Ed.) Handbook of Research on E-Government in Emerging Economies: Adoption, E-Participation, and Legal Framework (2012).

Wachira, David and Arlikatti, Sudha. “Challenges of Effective E-Governance: Problems of Transparency, Infrastructure and Connectivity in Kenya” in Christopher Reddick (Ed.) Comparative E-Government: An Examination of E-Government Across Countries (2010).

Arlikatti, Sudha, Wachira, David, and Gregory, Sarah. “Community Policing in India: Transparency through E Governance” in Christopher Reddick (Ed.) Citizens and E-Government: Evaluating Policy and Management (2010).

Dissertation Title “The Interactive Effect of Fund Balance and Revenue Diversification on Local Government Fiscal Sustainability”
                                 Completed:  August 2013

Research Interests

Public finance, economic development, public management

Conference Presentations

(2012) the 70th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, “Local Government Fiscal Sustainability: Understanding the Linkages between Macro-Economic Conditions and Tools of Local Government Action.”

(2011) Annual Meeting of the Western Political Science Association, “Local Government Fiscal Sustainability;” the 2011 Southern Political Science Conference, “The Non-Linear Dynamics of Local Government Outsourcing” with Skip Krueger, Robert Walker, and Somporn Khunwishit.

(2010) the 82nd Annual Meeting of theSouthern Political Science Association, “Local Government Fiscal Health: Understanding the Linkages between Macro-Economic Conditions and Local Administrative Choices” with Skip Krueger.

Professional Associations

Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA), Southern Political Science Association (SPSA)
Western Political Science Association (WPSA)