Benjamin Clark, School of Planning, Public Policy and Management

Benjamin Clark

bclark2@uoregon.edu
Academic Areas:
Public Budgeting and Finance, Public Management, Public Administration, Crowdsourcing, Autonomous Vehicles

Benjamin Clark is an academic expert in public budgeting and finance, public management, public administration, 311 systems, and crowdsourcing. At the University of Oregon, he is an associate professor in the School of Planning, Public Policy and Management as well as the co-director of the UO Institute for Policy Research and Engagement. His research examines public sector crowdsourcing, secondary effects of autonomous vehicles, citizen engagement, local government management, and public budgeting and finance.

Benjamin can provide expertise on how governments can start to prepare for dramatic drops in revenue and how government can prepare for increases in budgets, while also speaking to the long-term financial implications of COVID-19. He could also speak to how the emergency response of local governments and how resilient organizations will fare better.

Contact: bclark2@uoregon.edu | 541-346-7320

Website: http://pppm.uoregon.edu/pppm/benjamin-clark

Recent Media:
What’s essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns (Associated Press, March 28, 2020)
On the frontiers of co-production with Dr. Ben Clark (Applied Science Live, Jan. 3, 2020)
Lewis and Clark to co-direct Institute for Policy Research and Engagement (College of Design, July 31, 2019)
Preparing cities for an automated future: Parking, curb zones, and city services (National Institute for Transportation and Communities, May 1, 2019)
Appleton's social media efforts earn national award (The Post Crescent, June 6, 2018)
Legalize pot and fix your city’s potholes? (NextCity, Oct. 28, 2015)