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Mila Gascó
Mila Gascó
Associate Research Director
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  • E-Government
  • Open Government
  • Smart Cities

April 25, 2018, Gasco to be panel participant at Albany IT Symposium  ▼  

CTG Associate Research Director Mila Gasco will be part of a panel on open government and smart cities at Albany IT Symposium.

March 9-13, 2018, Gasco to present paper at the 2018 ASPA Annual Conference  ▼  

CTG Associate Research Director Mila Gasco will present the paper “Smart Cities from a Public Management Perspective: Understanding Governance, Innovation, and Public Value in Local Governments” that she is co-authoring with Ramon Gil-Garcia and Albert Meijer (Utrecht University). This paper belongs to the panel “The Smart City Revolution and the Future of Public Administration” at the 2018 ASPA Annual Conference.

January 2-6, 2018, Gasco to present three papers and co-chair workshop at HICSS-51  ▼  

CTG Associate Research Director Mila Gasco will be presenting three papers “Providing Public Value through Data Sharing: Understanding Critical Factors of Food Traceability for Local Farms and Institutional Buyers," “Determinants and barriers of e-procurement: A European comparison of public sector experiences,” and “Understanding the Success of Government Portals: The Role of Political Leadership, Standards, and a Powerful Centralized IT Agency” at HICSS-51. She will also co-chair, with CTG Director Theresa Pardo, the workshop on smart cities, titled “Smart Cities and Smart Governments: The Enabling Role of Research and Practice Collaborations in the Urban Context.”

June 8-10, 2017, Gasco presenting papers at PMRC  ▼  

CTG Associate Research Director Mila Gasco will present two papers at the Public Management Research Conference in Washington, a gathering of public management experts from around the world. Mila's papers are titled “The role of networks and collaborative processes in the digital transformation of state governments” and “Public engagement or political marketing? The untold story about the use of social media in local governments.”

April 19-21, 2017, Mila Gasco traveling to Budapest for IRSPM Conference  ▼  

Associate Research Director Mila Gasco will attend and present at the 21st Annual International Research Society for Public Management Conference, the theme of which is "the culture and context of public management." Mila is co-chairing two panels, one on Leadership and another on Smart Cities: A Global Comparative Public Management Perspective. Additionally, Mila will present her paper titled "Determinants of co-production of public services in urban environments."

Brief Bio
Dr. Mila Gascó is the Associate Research Director at the Center for Technology in Government and is also an Associate Research Professor at Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy.

Mila comes to the United States and CTG from the Center for Public Governance at ESADE Business & Law School in Barcelona, where she was a senior researcher leading the center’s research on e-governance, open government, and smart cities. She has an extensive consulting and teaching background, having worked for a wide variety of organizations including the United Nations’ Development Program, the Office of the Mayor of Valencia, Valenzuela, the Spanish Agency for International Development, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, and many others. She is a recipient of the Entric Prat de la Riba award, which is granted by the School of Public Administration of Catalonia to the author of the top thesis on public management and administration. She has taken part in numerous national and international seminars/conferences and regularly publishes in both English and Spanish.

Mila splits her time between guiding CTG’s research initiatives, and teaching in the Government Information Strategy Management program at Rockefeller College.
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Selected Publications
Jiménez, C. & Gascó, M. (eds.) (2016). Achieving open justice through citizen participation and transparency.Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Forthcoming.

Gascó, M. (2015). Fab athenaeums: Co-creation and social innovation in the smart city. XX CLAD Congress. Lima, November 10-13.

Gascó, M. (2015). Open government best practices guide. Bogota: Universidad Externado de Colombia.

Gascó, M. (ed.) (2014). Open government. Opportunities and challenges for public governance. New York: Springer.
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  • Ph.D. in Public Management, 2001, Rovira & Virgili University (Spain)
  • Master of Business Administration, 1994, ESADE Business & Law School and Polytechnical University of Catalonia (Spain)
  • Bachelor in Business Administration, 1993, ESADE Business & Law School and Polytechnical University of Catalonia (Spain)