Professor Kingma's research is on the economics of information. His research interests include the economics of online education, digital libraries, scholarly publishing, and library and nonprofit management. He has published five books, numerous articles, and frequently presents at national and international conferences in economics, distance education, and information and library science. Professor Kingma's publications have appeared in The Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, D-Lib Magazine, College & Research Libraries, Nonprofit Management and Leadership, and other professional journals in economics and information science.
"Criticality of Data Quality as Exemplified in Two Disasters,” Information & Management, Vol. 39 (2001): 109-116, with Fisher, C.
The Economics of Information: A Guide to Economics and Cost-Benefit Analysis for Information Professionals. Second Edition. Englewood, Colorado: Libraries Unlimited, Inc. (January 2001).
The Economics of Information in the Networked Environment. edited by Meredith Butler and Bruce Kingma. Washington, D.C.: Association of Research Libraries (1996).
"Portfolio Theory and Nonprofit Financial Stability." Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Vol. 22:2 (Summer 1993): 105-120.
"Entrepreneurism in the Nonprofit Sector," Rockefeller Institute of Government Research Series (1991)
"An Accurate Measurement of the Crowd Out Effect, Income Effect and Price Effect for Charitable Contributions." Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 97:5 (October 1989): 1197-1207.