Public policy and management, especially in the political economy of regulation and regulatory reforms, public policy implementation, public management.
'Managing Challenging Organizational Change: Introducing Active Labor Market Policies in Italian Public Employment Agencies.'
Public Management Review, 17 (6).
'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).
'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).
'Understanding Subjectivities in the Regulation of Local Water Services: A Q Methodology Study of Elected Public Officers in Italy.'
Water, 6 (3).
'Managing the Process of Decentralization: Transforming Old Public Entities into New Agencies in the Agricultural Sector.'
International Public Management Journal, 15 (2).
'Liberalization and Regulatory Reform of Network Industries: A Comparative Analysis of Italian Public Utilities.'
Utilities Policy, 19 (3).
Spano, Alessandro and Asquer, Alberto
'Performance Review and Assessment of Public Managers: Some Evidence from Local Governments in Italy.'
International Journal of Public Administration, 34 (7).
'The Regulatory Reform of Water Infrastructure in Italy: Overall Design and Local Variations.'
Water Policy, 12 (S1).
'Implementing Fiscal Decentralization: A Case Study of a Regional Tax Agency in Italy.'
Governance, 23 (4).