SOAS University of London

School of Finance and Management

Alberto Asquer

Econ (Cagliari) MSc (LSE) PhD (Salerno) PhD (LSE)
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Alberto Asquer
School of Finance and Management

Lecturer of Public Policy and Management

Centre for Financial and Management Studies (CeFiMS)

Director of Public Policy & Management and Public Financial Management programmes

Centre for Water and Development

Director, Center for Water and Development

Dr Alberto Asquer
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+44(0) 207 898 4757
SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
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Public policy and management, especially in the political economy of regulation and regulatory reforms, public policy implementation, public management.


Journal Articles

Araral, Eduardo and Asquer, Alberto and Wang, Yahua (2016) 'Regulatory Constructivism: Application of Q Methodology in Italy and China.' Water Resources Management. (Forthcoming)

Asquer, Alberto (2015) 'Managing Challenging Organizational Change: Introducing Active Labor Market Policies in Italian Public Employment Agencies.' Public Management Review, 17 (6). pp. 901-921.

Asquer, Alberto (2014) 'Explaining Partial Privatization of Public Service Provision: The Emergence of Mixed Ownership Water Firms in Italy (1994-2009).' Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 85 (1). pp. 11-30.

Asquer, Alberto (2014) 'Using Analytic Narratives in Policy Analysis: An Explanation of the Implementation of the Water Reform in Italy (1994-2002).' Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, 16 (1). pp. 79-93.

Alberto, Asquer (2014) 'Understanding Subjectivities in the Regulation of Local Water Services: A Q Methodology Study of Elected Public Officers in Italy.' Water, 6 (3). pp. 670-693.

Asquer, Alberto (2012) 'Managing the Process of Decentralization: Transforming Old Public Entities into New Agencies in the Agricultural Sector.' International Public Management Journal, 15 (2). pp. 207-229.

Asquer, Alberto (2011) 'Liberalization and Regulatory Reform of Network Industries: A Comparative Analysis of Italian Public Utilities.' Utilities Policy, 19 (3). pp. 172-184.

Spano, Alessandro and Asquer, Alberto (2011) 'Performance Review and Assessment of Public Managers: Some Evidence from Local Governments in Italy.' International Journal of Public Administration, 34 (7). pp. 461-472.

Asquer, Alberto (2010) 'The Regulatory Reform of Water Infrastructure in Italy: Overall Design and Local Variations.' Water Policy, 12 (S1). pp. 66-83.

Asquer, Alberto (2010) 'Implementing Fiscal Decentralization: A Case Study of a Regional Tax Agency in Italy.' Governance, 23 (4). pp. 609-621.

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