Research Group Gespublica

Publications in Social Science Citation Index (SSCI-JCR).
Bachiller, P. (2017). "A meta-analysis of the impact of privatization on firm performance". Management Decision, Vol. 55, Issue 1, pp. 178-202. (IF 2016: 1,134).

Bonsón, E., Royo, S. and Ratkai, M. (2017). Facebook practices in Western European municipalities. An empirical analysis of activity and citizens’ engagement". Administration & Society, Vol. 49, Iss. 3, pp. 320-347. (IF 2016: 1,092).

Pina, V., Torres, L. and Royo, S. (2017). "Comparing online with offline citizen engagement for climate change: Findings from Austria, Germany and Spain". Government Information Quarterly, Vol. 34, Iss. 1, pp. 26-36. (IF 2016: 4,090).

Royo, S. and Yetano, A. (2017). "Keeping citizens engaged. A comparison between online and offline participants". Administration & Society, Vol 49(3), pp. 394–422. (IF 2016: 1,092).

Torres, L., Yetano, A. and Pina, V. (online first 2016) "Are Performance Audits Useful? A Comparison of EU Practices" Administration & Society, Administration & Society. (IF 2016: 1,092) DOI: 10.1177/0095399716658500

Arcas, M.J. and Martí, C. (2016). "Financial performance adjustment in English local governments". Australian Accounting Review, No. 77, Vol. 26 (2), pp. 141-152. (IF 2015: 0,825).

Ellwood, S. and Garcia-Lacalle, J. (2016). Examining Audit Committees in the Corporate Governance of Public Bodies". Public Management Review, Vol. 18, Issue 8, pp. 1138-1162. (IF 2016: 2,293).

Pina, V., Torres, L. and Bachiller, P. (2016). "Political Influence and the Performance of Nonprofit Spanish Banks".  Nonprofit Management & Leadership. Vol. 26 (4), pp. 471-488. (IF 2016: 1,396).

Acerete,B., Gasca, M., Stafford, A., Stapleton, P. (2015) "A comparative policy analysis of healthcare PPPs: examining evidence from two Spanish regions from an international perspective". Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, Vol. 17(5), pp. 502-518 (IF 2014: 0.612).

Bonsón, E., Royo, S. and Ratkai, M. (2015). "Citizens' engagement on local governments' Facebook sites. An empirical analysis: the impact of different media and content types in Western Europe". Government Information Quarterly, Vol. 32 (1), pp. 52–62. (IF 2015: 2,515).

Ellwood, S. and García-Lacalle, J. (2015). "The influence of presence and position of women on the boards of directors. The case of NHS Foundation Trusts". Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 130(1). pp.69-84. (IF 2015: 1,837).

Martí, C. and Kasperskaya, Y. (2015). "Public financial management systems and countries’ governance:  A cross-country study". Public Administration and Development, 35(3), 165-178. (IF 2015: 0,821).

Royo, S. and Yetano, A. (2015). "“Crowdsourcing” as a tool for e-participation: two experiences regarding CO2 emissions at municipal level". Electronic Commerce Research, Vo. 15, Iss. 3, pp. 323-348. (IF 2015: 1,271).

Torres, L., Pina, V. and Martí, C. (2015)  "Factors explaining the impact of performance measures in European local governments". Lex localis - Journal of Local Self-Government, 13 (2). (IF 2015: 0,802).

Royo, S., Yetano, A. and Acerete, B. (2014). "E-participation and environmental protection: Are local governments really committed?". Public Administration Review, Vol. 74 (1), pp. 87–98. (IF 2014: 1,973).

Yetano, A. (2014). "The Diffusion of Value for Money Auditing at Regional Level: A Comparative Study of the UK, Germany and Spain". Gestión y Política Pública, Vol. 23 (2), pp. 421-464. (IF 2013: 0,062).

Pina, V., Torres, L. and Bachiller, P. (2014). "Service Quality in Utility Industries: The European Telecommunications Sector".   Managing Service Quality, Vol. 24 (1), pp. 2-22. (IF 2012: 0,778).

Yetano, A. (2013). "What drives the institutionalization of performance measurement and management in local governments?". Public Performance and Management Review, Vol. 37 (1), pp. 59-86. (IF 2013: 0,333).

Martí, C. (2013). "Performance budgeting and accrual budgeting: A study of the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand". Public Performance and Management Review, Vol. 37 (1), pp. 33-58 (IF 2013: 0,333).

García-Lacalle, J. and Martín, E. (2013). "Efficiency improvements of public hospitals under a capitation payment scheme".  Health Economics, Policy and Law, Vol. 8 (3), pp. 335-364. (IF 2012: 1,796).

Bonsón, E., Torres, L., Royo, S. and Flores, F. (2012). "Local e-government 2.0: Social media and corporate transparency in municipalities". Government Information Quarterly, Vol. 29. (2), pp. 123-132. (IF 2012: 1,912).

Torres, L., Pina, V. and Martí, C. (2012). "Using non-mandatory performance measures in local governments". Baltic Journal of Management, Vol. 7 (4), pp. 416-428 (IF 2012: 0,359).

Ellwood, S. and García-Lacalle, J. (2012). "Old wine in new bottles: IFRS adoption in NHS foundation trust". Public Money & Management, Vol. 32 (5), pp. 327-334. (IF 2011: 0,598).

Stafford, A., Acerete, B. and Stapleton, P. (2012). "New global health care PPP developments – A critique of the success story". Public Money & Management, Vol. 32 (4), pp.311-314. (IF 2011: 0,598).

Pina, V., Arcas, M.J. and Martí, C. (2012). "Accruals and 'Accounting Numbers Management' in the UK Executive Agencies". Public Money and Management, Vol. 32 (4), pp. 273-280. (IF 2012: 0,781).

Bachiller, P. and Grossi, G. (2012). “Great expectations but poor results: financial and social performance of Toscana Energia merger”. Public Money & Management, Vol 32 (1) pp. 69-74. (IF 2011: 0,598).

Cortès, J.L. y Martí, C. (2012). "Una propuesta de presupuesto de devengo para las administraciones públicas". Revista del CLAD: Reforma y Democracia, Vol. 54 (3), pp. 33-62. (IF 2012: 0,119).

Acerete, B., Llena, F. and Moneva, J.M. (2011). “Environmental disclosure in financial statements: An analysis of Spanish toll motorway concessionaires”. Transportation Research Part D: transport and environment, Vol. 16, pp. 377-383. (IF 2010: 1,659).

Torres, L., Pina, V. and Yetano, A. (2011). “Performance Measurement in Spanish Local Governments. A Cross-Case Comparison Study”. Public Administration, Vol. 89 (3), pp. 1081-1109. (IF 2011: 1,573).

García-Lacalle, J., Martín, E. and Royo, S. (2011). “El fortalecimiento del papel del ciudadano en los sistemas de sanidad pública en Europa”. Revista del CLAD Reforma y Democracia, No. 50, Junio, pp. 45-74. (IF 2011: 0,200).

García-Lacalle, J. and Bachiller, P. (2011). “Dissecting hospital quality. Antecedents of clinical and perceived quality in hospitals”. International Journal of Health Planning and Management, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 264-281. (IF 2010: 0,640).

García-Lacalle, J.; Pina, V. and Royo, S. (2011). “The unpromising quality and evolution of Spanish public hospital websites”. Online Information Review Vol. 35(1), pp. 86-112. (IF 2011: 0,939).

Acerete, B., Shaoul, J., Stafford, A. and Stapleton, P. (2010). “The cost of using private finance for roads in Spain and the UK”. Australian Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 69(S1) pp. 48-60. (IF 0,778).

García-Lacalle, J. and Martín, E. (2010). “Rural Vs Urban hospital performance in a competitive public health service”. Social Sciences & Medicine, Vol. 71(6), pp. 1131-1140. (IF 2,742).

Acerete, B., Stafford, A., and Stapleton, P. (2010). "Making Concessions: Political, commercial and regulatory tensions in accounting for European roads PPPs". Accounting Business and Research,Vol. 40 (5), pp. 473-493. (IF 0,683).

Yetano, A., Royo, S. and Acerete, B. (2010). “What is driving the increasing presence of citizen participation initiatives?”. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Vol. 28, No. 5, pp. 783-802. (IF 2010 1,126).

Pina, V., Torres, L. and Royo, S. (2010). “Is E-Government Promoting Convergence Towards More Accountable Local Governments?”. International Public Management Journal, Vol. 13(4), pp. 350-380. (IF 2010 1,949).

Acerete, B.; Shaoul, J.; Stafford, A.; and, Stapleton, P. (2010). “The Cost of Using Private Finance for Roads in Spain and the UK”. Australian Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 69, No 1 (Special Issue: Public-Private Partnerships) (IF 0,646).

Pina, V, Torres, L. y Yetano, A. (2009). “Accrual Accounting in the EU Local Governments: One Method, Several Approaches”. European Accounting Review, 9(4) (IF 0,961).

Pina, V., Torres, L. and Royo, S. (2009). “E-government evolution in EU local governments: a comparative perspective”. Online Information Review, Vol. 36, No. 6, pp. 1137-1168. (IF 2009 1,423).

García-Lacalle, J. (2010). “Balancing physician workload and patient satisfaction: a dilemma for hospital managers”. Public Money & Management, Vol. 3(3) pp. 183-188. (IF 0,433).

Acerete, Basilio, Shaoul, Jean and Stafford, Anne (2009). “Taking its toll: The private financing of roads in Spain”. Public Money & Management, Vol. 29 Issue 1, pp 19-26. (IF 0,438).

Yetano, A. (2009). “Managing Performance at Local Government Level: The Cases of the City of Brisbane and the City of Melbourne”. Australian Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 69 Issue 2. (IF 0,590).

Bachiller, P. (2009). "Effect of ownership on efficiency in Spanish companies". Management Decision, Vol. 47, Issue 2, pp. 289-307. (IF 0,622).

Arcas, M.J;  Bachiller, P. (2008). “Performance and Capital Structure of Privatized Firms in Europe”, Global Economic Review, (Included in the JCR). Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 107-123.

García-Lacalle, Javier (2008). “A bed too far: The implementation of freedom of choice policy in the NHS”. Health Policy, Vol. 87 Issue 1, pp 31-40. (IF 1,334).

Pina, Vicente; Torres, Lourdes and Royo, Sonia (2007). “Are ICTs improving transparency and accountability in the EU regional and local government? An empirical study”. Public Administration, Vol. 85 Issue 2, pp 449-472. (IF 2007 0,920)

Torres, Lourdes and Pina, Vicente. (2006). “Public-private efficiency in the delivery of services of general economic interest: The case of urban transport”. Local Government Studies, Vol. 32 Issue 2, pp 177-198. (IF 0,544).

Torres, Lourdes; Pina, Vicente and Acerete, Basilio. (2006). “E-Governance Developments in EU Cities. Reshaping Government's Relationship with Citizens”. Governance Vol.19, Issue 2, pp 277-302. (IF 1,256).

Torres, Lourdes. (2006). “Service charters in Spain: Transparency and Citizen Empowerment or Governmental Marketing?. Public Money and Management, Vol. 26 Issue 3 pp 159-164. (IF 0,65).

Torres, Lourdes. (2005). “Service charters: reshaping trust in government. The case of Spain”. Public Administration Review, Vol 65 nº6, pp. 687-699. (IF 0,861).

Torres, Lourdes; Pina, Vicente and Royo, Sonia (2005). “E-government and the transformation of public administrations in EU countries: Beyond NPM or just a second wave of reforms?”. Online Information Review, Vol. 29 nº 5, pp. 531-553. (IF 2005 0,469).

Torres, Lourdes; Pina, Vicente and Acerete, Basilio. (2005). “E-government developments on delivering public services among EU cities”. Government Information Quarterly, Vol. 22 nº 2, pp. 217-238. (IF 1,125).

Torres, Lourdes. (2004). “Accounting and Accountability: Recent Developments in Government Financial Information System”. Public Administration and Development, Vol 24, Issue 5, pp. 447-456. (IF 0,534).

Torres, Lourdes. (2004). “Trajectories in the modernisation of public administration in European continental countries”. Australian Journal of Public Administration, Vol 63 nº 3, September 2004, pp.99-112. (IF 0,224).

Torres, Lourdes; Pina, Vicente. (2004). “Reshaping the Public Administration: the Spanish Experience Compared to the UK”. Public Administration Vol 82 n º2, pp. 445-464. (IF 1,139).

Torres, Lourdes; Pina, Vicente. (2003). “Reshaping Public Sector Accounting: An International Comparative View”. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, Vol.20, nº 4, 2003, pp.334-350. (IF 0,156).

Gonzalo, José Antonio; Torres, Lourdes; Pina, Vicente. (2003). “Objectives and valuation of companies in privatisation processes”. Public Management Review (Included in the JCR in 2005), Vol. 5, nº 2 pp. 177-196.

Lourdes Torres y Vicente Pina. (2002). “Changes in Public Service Delivery in the EU countries”. Public Money and Management, Vol. 22 nº 4 pp. 41-48,(IF 0,65).

Pina, Vicente; Torres, Lourdes. (2001). “Analysis of the efficiency of local governments services delivery. An application to urban public transport”. Transportation Research Part A,Vol.35: 10; pp.929-944, (IF 0,730).