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Personal Statement

Alba Smeriglio was appointed in May 2014 as a Research Assistant and PhD student on the EIBURS project, a three-year study on administrative capacity-building and EU Cohesion policy, funded by an EIB University Research Scholarship. She has research interests in administrative capacity, administrative capacity-building and quality of government (QoG) in the Cohesion policy domain.Before joining the EIBURS project, she worked as a consultant for Formez PA (Rome) on Cohesion policy implementation in Southern Italy. At Formez PA she worked on the project “Capacity Sud – linea PROGETTARE” implemented under the National Operational Programme (OP) “Governance and System Actions” Objective 1 –Convergence Axis E – Institutional Capacity”, promoted by the Department for Public Administration and Simplification, within Italy’s Presidency of the Council of Ministers.

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Research, University of Siena

Bachelor of Arts, University of Aberdeen

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EIB University Research Scholarship

Smeriglio, A.

Project: Research - StudentshipResearch Studentship

Two weeks secondment DG Regio

Smeriglio, A.

Project: ResearchSecondment

Research Output 2015 2016

Administrative capacity and Cohesion Policy: new methodological insights from Italy and Poland

Smeriglio, A., Bachtler, J. & Sliwowski, P., 6 Oct 2016, Learning from Implementation and Evaluation of the EU Cohesion Policy: Lessons from a Research-Policy Dialogue. Dotti, N. F. (ed.). p. 173-190 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
group cohesion
civil servant
2 Citations (Scopus)

What next for EU cohesion policy? Policy and research challenges

Guderjan, M., Smeriglio, A. & Tourtouri, M., 13 Mar 2015, In : Regional Studies, Regional Science. 2, 1, p. 185-188 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
group cohesion
social inclusion

Activities 2015 2016

  • 3 Key-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences
  • 2 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Participation in conference
  • 1 Visiting an external academic institution

'Learning From Implementation and Evaluation of the EU Cohesion Policy. Lessons for a Research-Policy Dialogue’

Alba Smeriglio (Invited speaker)
13 Jun 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Annual Conference of the Regional Studies Association 2016

Alba Smeriglio (Invited speaker)
3 Apr 20166 Apr 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference