Dr. Mohr’s research focuses on cost accounting and organizational control in public organizations. His work uses a variety of statistical and research methods, including experiments, structural equation models, hierarchical models, non-parametric statistics, network analysis, and qualitative methods. In his free time he likes to mountain bike and go to the beach.
Book (complete CV here: MOHR_VITA2018)
Cost Accounting in Government: Theory and Applications 2017. Routledge.
Recent Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
Is Cost Accounting Used with Other NPM Practices? Evidence from European Countries (2018) with Ringa Raudla and James W. Douglas Public Performance Management Review.
Formalization and Consistency Heighten Organizational Rule Following: Experimental and Survey Evidence (2018) with Erin Borry, Leisha Dehart-Davis, Cullen Merritt, Lars Tummers, and Wesley Kaufman Public Administration.
Bureaucratic accountability in third-party governance: Experimental evidence of blame attribution during times of budgetary crisis. (2017) with Jaclyn Piatak and Suzanne Leland Public Administration.
Cost Accounting at the Service Level: A Transaction Cost Analysis 2017. Public Administration Quarterly 41(1), 89-127.
“Performance Measurement and Cost Accounting: Are they competing or complementary systems of control?” 2016. Public Administration Review
The podcast can be found here and a discussion by John Kamensky of the IBM Center for the Business of Government is here.
New Initiatives Grants in Election Science MIT Election Data and Science Lab (2018) “Estimating Election Administration Spending in the 50 States.” (with Kropf, M.E., Shepherd, M.J., & Pope, J.V.) Amount funded $20,000
New Initiatives Grants in Election Science MIT Election Data and Science Lab (2017) “How Much Are We Spending on Election Administration?” (with Martha Kropf, Mary Jo Shepherd, & JoEllen Pope) Amount funded $19,895.
UNC Charlotte College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Small Grant Program (2016) “Certified Government Financial Manager” Amount funded $1,100
- MPAD6187 Public Management Problem Solving – MPA Capstone Course
- MPAD6126 Data Analysis for Decision Making
- MPAD6350 Public Financial Management
- MPAD6352 Public Financial Reporting
- PUAD435 (University of Kansas) Generating, Allocating, and Managing Public Resources