Yilin Hou

Maxwell School, Syracuse University

Professor

426 Eggers Hall

Syracuse, NY 13244-1020

United States

http://www.maxwell.syr.edu/pa/cpr/Hou,_Yilin/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

The Performance of Performance-Based Budgeting in Boom Versus Bust Years: An Analytical Framework and Survey of States

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 May 2010
Yilin Hou
Maxwell School, Syracuse University
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budgeting, state, performance-based budgeting, boom and bust

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Stages of Budgetary Development

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Mar 2007
Yilin Hou
Maxwell School, Syracuse University
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budget, economy, society, welfare state, industrialization

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The Rise and Fall of the Norm of Budget Balance - Seeking a Budgetary Logic Behind Federal Budget Deficits

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Nov 2007
Yilin Hou
Maxwell School, Syracuse University
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budget, balance, deficits, debts

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Pay-as-You-Go Financing and Capital Outlay Volatility: Evidence from the States Over Two Recent Economic Cycles

Public Budgeting & Finance, Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 90-107, Winter 2009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 May 2010 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2010
Wen Wang and Yilin Hou
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) and Maxwell School, Syracuse University
Downloads 143 (222,103)
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Institutionalizing Local Property Tax in China - As Revenue-Service Link and Tool for Higher Efficiency and Accountability via Public Choice

Number of pages: 180 Posted: 18 Apr 2013
Yilin Hou, Qiang Ren and Ping Zhang
Maxwell School, Syracuse University, Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy
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property tax, local government, intergovernmental relations, China, institution

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Lost Stability? Consumption Taxes and the Cyclical Volatility of State and Local Revenues

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Nov 2007
Yilin Hou and Jason S. Seligman
Maxwell School, Syracuse University and U.S. Department of the Treasury - Office of Economic Policy
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state and local, sales taxes, revenue, volatility

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Substantiation of Transportation Infrastructure – Patterns of Governance and Public Finance in Development: An Analytical Comparison of the United States and China

1st China-India-US Symposium on Development and Governance: Frameworks for the Analysis and Exploration of Patterns of Development and Governance, January 2011
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Jan 2011
Yilin Hou and William D. Duncombe
Maxwell School, Syracuse University and Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
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Transportation, Infrastructure Financing, Planning, Fiscal Federalism

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The Case for Counter-Cyclical Fiscal Capacity

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory Oxford Journals, Production Oxford University Press 2001 Evans Road Cary, NC 27513, USA Fax: (919) 677-1714 E-mail: jpart@oupjournals.org
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Feb 2007
Yilin Hou and Donald P. Moynihan
Maxwell School, Syracuse University and Georgetown University - McCourt School of Public Policy
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counter cyclical, governance capacity, rainy day fund, general fund balance

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Do Local Governments Save and Spend Across Budget Cycles? Evidence from North Carolina

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Sep 2010
Wen Wang and Yilin Hou
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) and Maxwell School, Syracuse University
Downloads 101 (287,175)
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local financial management, fund balance policy, stabilization function of government

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Explaining the Formation of Public-Private Partnerships in a Cross-Country Context - A Tripod Framework with Ten Critical Factors

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Oct 2010
Tsinghua University - School of Public Policy and Management, Independent, Tsinghua University - School of Public Policy and Management and Maxwell School, Syracuse University
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public-private partnerships, critical factors, exploratory factor analysis, transitional countries

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Local Fiscal Behavior Under State Provisions: Do Local Governments Smooth Revenue from Booms Across Busts?

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 May 2010
Yilin Hou
Maxwell School, Syracuse University
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state-local fiscal relations, counter-cyclical fiscal policy, local government, service provision, revenue, boom and bust

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Transition: The Significance of the Carter Years in American Fiscal and Budgetary Policy

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Sep 2007
Yilin Hou
Maxwell School, Syracuse University
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Jimmy Carter, budgetary policy, fiscal policy

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Local Sales Tax Earmarking and Transportation Outlay

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Apr 2011
Whitney Afonso and Yilin Hou
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Government and Maxwell School, Syracuse University
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tax earmarks, local option sales taxes, transportation spending

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A Rule-based Time-consistent Path of Debt Use for Subnational Governments – Debt as a Countercyclical Fiscal Policy Tool

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2013
Yilin Hou
Maxwell School, Syracuse University
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long-term debt, full faith and credit, counter cyclical, optimal fiscal policy, states

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Counter Cyclical Transfer for Infrastructure – A Framework for Fiscal Policy Coordination and Economic Stability

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Dec 2011
Yilin Hou
Maxwell School, Syracuse University
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fiscal policy, fiscal transfer, economic stability, infrastructure investment, policy coordination

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Central Financing, Sub-Central Redistribution, and Funding Adequacy in Heterogeneous Localities - Evidence from China’s Recent Reform

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Apr 2010
Zizhou Bu, Youqiang Wang and Yilin Hou
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Independent and Maxwell School, Syracuse University
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education finance, adequacy

State Saving Behavior: Effects of Two Fiscal and Budgetary Institutions

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 06 May 2010
Yilin Hou and William D. Duncombe
Maxwell School, Syracuse University and Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
Downloads 41 (466,989)

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states, saving, budget stabilization fund, balanced budget requirements, general fund balance

State Saving Behavior: Effects of Two Fiscal and Budgetary Institutions

Public Budgeting & Finance, Vol. 28, Issue 3, pp. 48-67, Fall 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Aug 2008
Yilin Hou and William D. Duncombe
Maxwell School, Syracuse University and Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
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Is Transparency a Double-edged Sword in Citizen Satisfaction with Public Service? Evidence from China’s Public Healthcare

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2016
Yongheng Yang and Yilin Hou
Tsinghua University - School of Public Policy and Management and Maxwell School, Syracuse University
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perceived transparency, citizen satisfaction, moderating effects

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Local Option Sales Taxes and Fiscal Disparity: The Case of Georgia Counties

Public Budgeting & Finance, Vol. 28, Issue 1, pp. 39-57, Spring 2008
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Feb 2008
Zhirong Jerry Zhao and Yilin Hou
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs and Maxwell School, Syracuse University
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Budget Stabilization Fund: Structural Features of the Enabling Legislation and Balance Levels

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Sep 2004
Yilin Hou
Maxwell School, Syracuse University
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A Framework for Understanding State Balanced Budget Requirement Systems: Reexamining Distinctive Features and an Operational Definition

Public Budgeting & Finance, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 22-45, September 2006
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Feb 2007
Yilin Hou and Daniel L. Smith
Maxwell School, Syracuse University and New York University
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Determinants of Pay-as-You-Go Financing of Capital Projects: Evidence from the States

Public Budgeting & Finance, Vol. 27, Issue 4, pp. 18-42, Winter 2007
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Nov 2007
Wen Wang, Yilin Hou and William D. Duncombe
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), Maxwell School, Syracuse University and Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
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On the Development of Public-Private Partnerships in Transitional Economies: An Explanatory Framework

Public Administration Review, 73: pp. 301–310, 2013, doi: 10.1111/j.1540-6210.2012.02672.x
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2014
Yongheng Yang, Yilin Hou and Youqiang Wang
Tsinghua University - School of Public Policy and Management, Maxwell School, Syracuse University and Independent
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Public-Private Partnership, Explanatory Framework, Transitional Economies

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Pay-as-You-Go Financing and Capital Outlay Volatility: Evidence from the States Over Two Recent Economic Cycles

Public Budgeting & Finance, Vol. 29, Issue 4, pp. 90-107, Winter 2009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Dec 2009
Wen Wang and Yilin Hou
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) and Maxwell School, Syracuse University
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Balanced Budget Requirements and State Spending: A Long–Panel Study

Public Budgeting & Finance, Vol. 33, Issue 2, pp. 1-18, 2013
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Jun 2013
Daniel L. Smith and Yilin Hou
New York University and Maxwell School, Syracuse University
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The Case for Public Administration with a Global Perspective

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Vol. 1, Supplement 1, 2011, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. PP10-04
Posted: 12 Jan 2011
Maxwell School, Syracuse University, Syracuse University - Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Florida State University - Askew School of Public Administration and Policy and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs

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global public administration, Public administration, global perspective, globalization

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The Case for Countercyclical Fiscal Capacity

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Vol. 18, Issue 1, pp. 139-159, 2008
Posted: 09 Jul 2008
Yilin Hou and Donald P. Moynihan
Maxwell School, Syracuse University and Georgetown University - McCourt School of Public Policy

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