Research Expertise and Interest
public policy, quantitative methods, environmental policy, public management, arts policy
Trained as an architect and engineer, Michael O’Hare has followed the process and principles of design into “nonphysical environments” such as production processes in organizations, regulation, and information management. He has published a variety of research in environmental policy, government policy towards the arts, and management, with special interests in tax policy, facility siting, information and perceptions in public choice and work environments, and policy design. Most recently he has been engaged in research on California county fairs and local public administration in Northern Italy.