Tommaso Agasisti

Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering

Piazza Leonardo da Vinci

Milan, Milan 20133

Italy

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

Determinants of College Student Migration in Italy: Empirical Evidence from a Gravity Approach

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Dec 2007
Tommaso Agasisti and Antonio Dal Bianco
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering and IRER - Istituto Regionale di Ricerca della Lombardia
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Student mobility, gravity model, university attractiveness

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Performances and Spending Efficiency in Higher Education: A European Comparison

Education Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2009
Tommaso Agasisti
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering
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Efficiency analysis, Higher Education, Public Spending, Data Envelopment Analysis

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The Efficiency of Public Spending on Education: An Empirical Comparison of EU Countries

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Jul 2011
Tommaso Agasisti
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering
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efficiency in public spending, education

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Heterogeneity and the Evaluation of Efficiency: The Case of Italian Universities

Applied Economics, Vol. 42, No. 11, 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2010
Geraint Johnes and Tommaso Agasisti
Lancaster University - Management School and Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering
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stochastic frontier, random parameter models, costs, higher education

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Reforming the University Sector: Effects on Teaching Efficiency - Evidence from Italy

Higher Education, Vol. 57, No. 4, pp. 477-498, April 2009
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2009
Tommaso Agasisti and Antonio Dal Bianco
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering and IRER - Istituto Regionale di Ricerca della Lombardia
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teaching efficiency, reform processes, Data Envelopment Analysis, Malmquist index

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Economic Determinants of Participation Rates in University Education

Higher Education Quarterly, Vol. 63, No. 3, 287-307, 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2009
Tommaso Agasisti
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering
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Lisbon objectives, higher education, financial resources, participation rates

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Comparing Efficiency in a Cross-Country Perspective: The Case of Italian and Spanish State Universities

Higher Education, Vol. 59, No. 1, pp. 85-103
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2010
Tommaso Agasisti and Carmen Pérez-Esparrells
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
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Efficiency analyses, Universities, Data Envelopment Analysis, Malmquist indexes, Decentralization

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The Efficiency of Italian Secondary Schools and the Potential Role of Competition; A Data Envelopment Analysis Using OECD-PISA2006 Data

Education Economics, Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2010
Tommaso Agasisti
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering
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Schools’ performances, efficiency, competition, Data Envelopment Analysis

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Incentives in Higher Education: Potential Effects of Alternative Formula-Funding Models

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2015
Tommaso Agasisti
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering
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Higher Education, economic incentives, formula-funding, performances

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Comparing German and Italian Universities: Convergence or Divergence in the Higher Education Landscape?

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2011
Tommaso Agasisti and Carsten Pohl
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering and Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
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universities, Germany, Italy, efficiency, data envelopment analysis

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Effects of Competition in University Systems: Theoretical Reflections and Empirical Evidence from Italy

International Review of Applied Economics, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 463-483, 2009
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2009
Tommaso Agasisti
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering
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universities, market structure, competition, incentives, performance

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Should We Trust Students' Evaluations? A Study in an Italian University

The FedUni Journal of Higher Education, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 56-72, February 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2009
Daniel Piana and Tommaso Agasisti
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering
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students' teaching evaluation, universities' policies, accountability

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'Perceived' Competition and Performance in Italian Secondary Schools: New Evidence from OECD-PISA 2006

British Educational Research Journal, 38(5), 841-858 (2012).
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2013
Tommaso Agasisti and Samuele Murtinu
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering and University of Groningen
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School performance, Competition, Propensity Score Matching

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Educational Vouchers in Italy: Theory, Design, Effects

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Oct 2009
Tommaso Agasisti
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering
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educational vouchers, student achievement, public spending

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Efficiency and Heterogeneity of Public Spending in Education Among Italian Regions

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Jul 2011
Tommaso Agasisti and Piergiacomo Sibiano
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering and Polytechnic University of Milan - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering
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efficiency of public spending, standard costs in education

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Comparing Efficiency of Public Universities Among European Countries: Different Incentives Lead to Different Performances

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Jan 2014
Tommaso Agasisti and Carla Haelermans
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering and Maastricht University - Top Institute for Evidence Based Education Research (TIER)
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Efficiency, frontier models, European higher education policies, EU2020

Grants in Italian University: A Look at the Heterogeneity of their Impact on Students’ Performances

Studies in Higher Education, 41(6), 1106-1132, 2016
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Tommaso Agasisti and Samuele Murtinu
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering and University of Groningen
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Financial Aid, Propensity Score Matching, Educational Policy Evaluation, Equity

Are We Wasting Public Money? No! The Effects of Grants on Italian University Students’ Performances

IEB Working Paper N. 2013/033
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 16 Oct 2013
Tommaso Agasisti and Samuele Murtinu
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering and University of Groningen
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financial aid, propensity score matching

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Cost Structure, Efficiency and Heterogeneity in US Higher Education: An Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2012
Tommaso Agasisti and Geraint Johnes
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering and Lancaster University - Management School
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costs, efficiency, stochastic frontier, latent class, random parameter

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Standard Costs for Italian Primary Schools: A Simulation Through a Cost Function Approach

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 26 Jul 2014
Tommaso Agasisti and Piergiacomo Sibiano
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering and CEUR Foundation
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Schools’ efficiency, schools’ performance, school funding

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The Heterogeneity of the 'Private School Effect' in Italian Primary Education

CESifo Economic Studies 62(1), 126-147, March 2016
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2016
Tommaso Agasisti, Samuele Murtinu and Piergiacomo Sibiano
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering, University of Groningen and Polytechnic University of Milan - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering
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Schools’ performance, private schools, Instrumental Variables, heterogeneity, regional policy

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The Added Value of More Accurate Predictions for School Rankings

Bank of Italy Temi di Discussione (Working Paper) No. 1209, February 2019
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Aug 2019
Paolo Sestito, Fritz Schiltz, Tommaso Agasisti and K. De Witte
Bank of Italy, University of Leuven, Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering and University of Leuven (KUL)
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value-added, school rankings, machine learning, Monte Carlo

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The Russian Excellence Initiative for Higher Education: An Econometric Evaluation of Short-term Results

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 201/EC/2018
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Oct 2018
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering, National Research University Higher School of Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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efficiency in higher education; excellence initiative; management of universities; data envelopment analysis; Tobit regression; Malmquist index

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Private School Enrollment in an Italian Region after Implementing a Change in the Voucher Policy

Journal of School Choice, 9, 380-406.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2016
Tommaso Agasisti, Gianna Barbieri and Samuele Murtinu
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering, Ministry of Education Italy and University of Groningen
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School voucher, private school enrolment, school choice, education policy

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The Causal Impact Of Performance-Based Funding On University Performance: Quasi-Experimental Evidence From A Policy In Russian Higher Education

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 221/EC/2019
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Dec 2019
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering, National Research University Higher School of Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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performance-based funding, higher education funding, policy evaluation, difference-in-differences

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Autonomy, Performance And Efficiency: An Empirical Analysis Of Russian Universities 2014-2018

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 224/EC/2020
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Mar 2020
Tommaso Agasisti and Ekaterina Shibanova
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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autonomy, higher education management, composite indicator, efficiency analysis

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Do Merger Policies Increase University Efficiency? Evidence From A Fuzzy Regression Discontinuity Design

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 226/EC/2020
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Mar 2020
Tommaso Agasisti, Alexey Egorov and Margarita Maximova
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering, National Research University Higher School of Economics and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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Universities, mergers, fuzzy regression discontinuity design, efficiency, DEA, Malmquist index.

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Universities' Efficiency and Regional Economic Short-Run Grownth: Empirical Evidence from Russia

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 203/EC/2018
Posted: 27 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2019
Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering, National Research University Higher School of Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics and National Research University Higher School of Economics

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Regional economic development; efficiency in higher education; knowledge spillovers; economic growth; Russia.

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Exploring the Efficiency of Mexican Universities: Integrating Data Envelopment Analysis and Multidimensional Scaling

Omega - The International Journal of Management Science, Forthcoming
Posted: 19 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 06 May 2016
Marti Sagarra, Cecilio Mar Molinero and Tommaso Agasisti
University of Girona - Department of Economics, University of Kent - Canterbury Campus and Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering

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Performance evaluation, Benchmarking, Efficiency, Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA), Multidimensional Scaling (MDS), Higher education