Research Interests

public policy and decisional processes, policy evaluation, industrial policy, deliberative democracy, local and multi-level governance

Selected Works

  • Philanthropic foundations and local policy making in the austerity era: does urban governance matter?, “Lex Localis”, forthcoming.
  • When a government attempts to institutionalize and regulate deliberative democracy: the how and why from a process-tracing perspective, “Critical Policy Studies”, forthcoming.
  • Explaining ‘power to’: incubation and agenda building in an urban regime, with S. Belligni, “Urban Affairs Review”, On line first: 2015 August 25th.