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.