Alberto Asquer

University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies

Thornhaugh Street

London, WC1H 0XG

United Kingdom

Universita di Cagliari - Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche ed Aziendali

Viale Fra Ignazio 17

Cagliari, 09123

Italy

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Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

What is Corporate Diplomacy?

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Feb 2012
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies
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corporate diplomacy, negotiation, public relations

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Not Just Videogames: Gamification and its Potential Application to Public Services

Digital Public Administration and E-Government in Developing Nations: Policy and Practice, edited by Professor Edward F Halpin. IGI Global, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Apr 2014
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies
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Gamification, public services, public administration

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The Governance of Big Data: Perspectives and Issues

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Jun 2013
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies
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Governance theory, governance change, Big Data, Q-methodology, public administration

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The Development of Organizational Capabilities in a Changing Postal Service Industry: The Cases of Royal Mail, Deutsche Post DHL, La Poste, and Gruppo Poste Italiane

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2013
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies
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Postal service, organizational capabilities, economic rent

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Combining Innovation and Diversification Strategy: The Case of PosteMobile in Italy

Trends and Innovation for the Postal Markets (TIP) Conference, 15-16 September 2011, Lausanne, Switzerland
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Apr 2013
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies
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Innovation, diversification, postal industry, mobile telecommunication

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Explaining Neoliberal Reforms in Neo-Patrimonial Systems: The Commercialization of Education and Healthcare in Saudi Arabia

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Sep 2017
Alberto Asquer and Ahmed Alzahrani
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies and Institute of Public Administration, Saudia Arabia
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Neoliberalism, Reform, Commercialization, Marketization, Healthcare, Education, Saudi Arabia

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Mergers and Acquisitions in the Banking Sector: The Role of the Institutional Context

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Mar 2013
Inna Krachkovskaya and Alberto Asquer
Universita di Cagliari and University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies
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Explaining the Partial Privatization of Public Service Provision: The Emergence of Mixed Ownership Water Firms in Italy (1994-2009)

Fifth Annual Conference of Competition and Regulation in Network Industries, Brussels, Belgium, November 30, 2012
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Mar 2013
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies
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Reconstructing the Silk Road: The Role of Chambers of Commerce Abroad in the Development of Asian Markets

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Apr 2013
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies
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Economic Regulation and Antitrust Intervention: Experiences in Gas, Electricity, and Railways in Italy

CUTS Conference, Reviewing the Global Experience with Economic Regulation, A Forward Looking Perspective, New Delhi, April 18-20, 2011
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Mar 2013
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies
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Liberalization and Regulatory Reform of Public Utilities in Italy: A Cross-Sectoral Analysis

1st International Conference Economics and Management of Public Utilities, Milan, Italty, July 15-16, 2010
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Mar 2013
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies
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Liberalization and Regulatory Reform of Public Utilities in Italy: A Cross-Sectoral Analysis

Third Annual Conference of Competition and Regulation in Network Industries, Brussels, Belgium, November 19, 2010
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Mar 2013
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies
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On the Many Ways Europeanization Matters: The Implementation of the Water Reform in Italy (1994-2006)

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2869
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Dec 2009
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies
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regulatory reform, public policy implementation, Europeanization, water sector, Italy

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Imagination, Economic Value, and Value Creation

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Sep 2013
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies
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alternatives, economic value, options, graphs

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The Co-Production of What? Consumption Goods, Investment Goods, and the Delivery of Public Services

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Apr 2014
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies
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Co-production, investments, active labor market services

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Comprehending the Discourse on Sustainable Procurement: A Q-Methodology Study in Development Cooperation

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 20 May 2013
Alberto Asquer and Igor Marcialis
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies and Embassy of Italy (Cairo) - Development Cooperation Office
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Do Central Counterparts Improve the Stability of Derivatives Market? Some Evidence from an Agent-Based Model

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Dec 2015
Alberto Asquer and Inna Krachkovskaya
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies and Universita di Cagliari
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Derivatives markets, central counterparts, financial regulation, agent-based model

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Institutional Design and Quality as Determinants of Market Building: The Markets for Corporate Control in Asia

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Apr 2014
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies
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Market for corporate control, Asia, mergers and acquisitions, institutional quality

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Regulatory Reform and Industrial Restructuring: The Cases of Water, Gas, and Electricity in Italy

International Conference Competition and Regulation in Network Industries, Brussels, Belgium, November 20, 2009
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Mar 2013
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies
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Public Services Reforms in Neo-Patrimonial Systems: The Commercialization of Healthcare and Education in Saudi Arabia

Public Management Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Feb 2019
Alberto Asquer and Ahmed Alzahrani
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies and Institute of Public Administration, Saudia Arabia
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Public Services Reform, Neo-Patrimonial Systems, Commercialization of Public Services, Saudi Arabia

Aligning Technological and Institutional Change: Maritime Transport in West Mediterranean Sea

Fourth Annual Conference of Competition and Regulation in Network Industries, November 25, 2011
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Mar 2013
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies
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Aligning Technological and Institutional Change: Maritime Transport in West Mediterranean Sea

Competition and Regulation in Network Industries, 13(2): 108-132
Posted: 21 Mar 2013
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies

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Managing Cooperation Programs in Developing Countries: A Case Comparative Analysis in Kenya, Pakistan, Brazil, Somalia, and Egypt

2010 MED Conference, Tunis
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Mar 2013
Alberto Asquer and Igor Marcialis
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies and Embassy of Italy (Cairo) - Development Cooperation Office
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Implementing Regulatory Reforms in Multi-Level Governance Systems: The Case of the Reform of the Water Sector in Italy (1994-2006)

8th TransAtlantic Dialogue, Working Group on Multi-level Governance, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, June 6-9, 2012
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Mar 2013
Alberto Asquer and Robert Schuman
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies and European University Institute
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Implementing Regulatory Reform in Multi-Level Governance Systems: The Case of the Reform of the Water Sector in Italy (1994-2006)

4th Trans-Atlantic Dialogue, Milan, June 12-14, 2008
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Mar 2013
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies
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Managing the Process of Decentralization: Transforming Old Public Entities into New Agencies in the Agricultural Sector

EURAM 2012 Conference Rotterdam, The Netherlands, June 6-8, 2012
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Mar 2013
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies
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Managing the Process of Decentralization: Transforming Old Public Entities into New Agencies in the Agricultural Sector

International Public Management Journal, 15(2): 207-229
Posted: 21 Mar 2013
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies

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Big Data and Innovation in the Delivery of Public Services: The Case of Predictive Policing in Kent

Posted: 27 Apr 2014
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies

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Big Data, Predictive Policing, innovation

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Using Analytic Narratives in Policy Analysis: An Explanation of the Implementation of the Water Reform in Italy (1994-2002)

Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2014
Posted: 27 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 20 May 2015
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies

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Analytic narratives, game theory, policy reform implementation

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Managing Challenging Organizational Change: Introducing Active Labour Market Policies in Italian Public Employment Agencies

Public Management Review, 2013, DOI: 10.1080/14719037.2013.868506
Posted: 27 Mar 2014
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies

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Organizational change, employment agencies, active labour market policies

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Understanding Subjectivities in the Regulation of Local Water Services: A Q-Methodology Study of Elected Public Officers in Italy

Water 2014, 6(3), 670-693; doi:10.3390/w6030670
Posted: 27 Mar 2014
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies

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Water regulation, elected public officers, operant subjectivity, Q methodology

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The Regulation of Water Infrastructure in Italy: Evolution and Effects of an 'Hybrid' Regulatory System

INFRASTRUCTURE REGULATION: WHAT WORKS, WHY AND HOW DO WE KNOW IT? LESSONS FROM ASIA AND BEYOND, D. Jarvis, M. Ramesh, W. Xun, eds., Singapore: World Scientific, 2011
Posted: 15 Jun 2011
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies

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Water infrastructure, regulation, Italy, hybrid regulatory system

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The Regulatory Reform of Water Infrastructure in Italy: Overall Design and Local Variations

Water Policy, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 66-83, 2010
Posted: 11 Jun 2011
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies

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Water reform, regulatory reform implementation, hybrid regulatory systems, institutional variety, Italy

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Liberalization and Regulatory Reform of Network Industries: A Comparative Analysis of Italian Public Utilities

Utilities Policy, 2011
Posted: 11 Jun 2011
Alberto Asquer
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies

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Liberalization, regulatory reform, industrial restructuring, network industries, Italy