Ed Gerrish

Ed Gerrish

Assistant Professor

POLITICAL SCIENCE

Dakota Hall

Phone: (605) 677-5702

Email: Ed.Gerrish@usd.edu

Website: http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=zxDGSdIAAAAJ&hl=en

Bio:

Ed Gerrish is an Assistant Professor of Public Administration at the University of South Dakota. His research focuses on government performance systems, in particular how to optimize performance while avoiding unintended behaviors. He received his Master's degree and Ph.D. from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University and his undergraduate degree from the University of South Dakota. Prior to returning to graduate work, Ed analyzed the costs and benefits of regulatory decisions for federal agencies and organizations.


Teaching Interests:

Research methods, public budgeting and finances, public administration, economic development, state and local government, state and local finances


Research Interests:

public sector performance, performance management, state and local finance, research methods


Education:

  • Ph D, Public Affairs, Indiana University, 2015
  • MPA, Public Affairs, Indiana University, 2010
  • BA, Political Science, University of South Dakota, 2005

Research:

  • SNAP and TANF Asset Limits and Financial Behavior of Low-Income Households., Pew Charitable Trusts, (2016 - 2016)

Grants:

  • Chiesman Grant, Chiesman Organization. (2017 - 2018)

Publications:

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  • Gerrish, Ed, and Spreen, Thomas L.. Does Benchmarking Encourage Improvement or Convergence? Evaluating North Carolina's Fiscal Analysis Tool, 596-614. Vol. 27, Iss. 4. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 2017. (DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/jopart/mux018)
  • Gerrish, Ed, and Watkins, Shannon L.. The Relationship between Urban Forests and Income: A Meta-Analysis. Landscape and Urban Planning, 2017.
  • Gerrish, Ed. The Effect of the Child Support Performance and Incentive Act of 1998 on Rewarded and Unrewarded Performance Goals. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2017. (DOI: 10.1002/pam.21957)
  • Gerrish, Ed. The effect of the child support performance and incentive act of 1998 on rewarded and unrewarded performance goals, 65-96. Vol. 36, Iss. 1. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2016. (DOI: 10.1002/pam.21957)
  • Gerrish, Ed. The Impact of Performance Management on Performance in Public Organizations: A Meta-Analysis, 48-66. Vol. 76, Iss. 1. Public Administration Review, 2016.
  • Gerrish, Ed. The Evolution of Performance Management in Public Organizations. Indiana University, 2015.
  • Gerrish, Ed. Complex Contracting: Government Purchasing in the Wake of the U.S. Coast Guard's Deepwater Program, by Trevor Brown, Matthew Potoski, and David Van Slyke, 248-250. Vol. 34, Iss. 1. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2014. (DOI: 10.1002/pam.21806)
  • Gerrish, Ed, and others. EMAILME: Stata module to facilitate sending mail on Windows systems. Statistical Software Components, 2014.
  • Gerrish, Ed, and Wu, Po-Ju. Performance Management in the Public Sector. In Meta-Analysis for Public Management and Policy, 352-397. Jossey-Bass, 2013.
  • Watkins, Shannon L., and Gerrish, Ed. The Relationship Between Urban Forests and Race: A Meta-Analysis. Journal of Environmental Management (JEMA).

Awards and Honors:

  • Kenneth J and Diane Jones Meier Political Science Faculty Research Award, Kenneth J and Diane Jones Meier, 2016

Presentations:

  • Gerrish, Ed, Spreen, Thomas L.. Does Benchmarking Encourage Innovation or Convergence? Evaluating North Carolina's Fiscal Analysis Tool. Presented at the Public Management Research Conference, Washington, DC. (June 8, 2017)
  • Gerrish, Ed, Spreen, Thomas L.. Does Benchmarking Encourage Improvement or Convergence? Evaluating North Carolina's Fiscal Analysis Tool. Presented at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Washington, DC. (November 5, 2016)
  • Fyall, Rachel, Gerrish, Ed. Housing Policy by Any Other Name: Estimating the Size of Seattle's Nonprofit Housing Tax Expenditure. Presented at the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management, Seattle, Wa. (October 5, 2016)
  • Gerrish, Ed. Do performance reforms make a difference: Evidence from meta-analyses. Presented at the Public Management Research Conference, Aarhus, Denmark. (June 2016)
  • Gerrish, Ed. The relationship between urban trees, race, ethnicity, and Income: a meta-analysis.. Presented at the American Association for Geographers, San Francisco, CA. (April 2016)
  • Gerrish, Ed, Watkins, Shannon L.. The relationship between urban trees, race, ethnicity, and Income: a meta-analysis.. Presented at the Association for Public Policy Analysis \& Management (APPAM), Miami, FL. (November 2015)
  • Gerrish, Ed, Spreen, T. Luke. Does Benchmarking Encourage Innovation or Convergence? Evaluating North Carolina's Fiscal Analysis Tool.. Presented at the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management, Washington, DC. (October 2015)