Mila Gasco

Mila Gascó

Associate Research Director


  • E-Government
  • Open Government
  • Smart Cities

Brief Bio

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

Mila comes 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 advising 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 UAlbany's research initiatives and teaching in the Government Information Strategy Management program at Rockefeller College.

Link to Curriculum Vita

Selected Publications

Google Scholar Profile

  • 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)