Calogero Guccio

University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

Corso Italia 55

Catania, 95129

Italy

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

Does UNESCO Inscription Affect the Performance of Tourism Destinations? A Regional Perspective

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Feb 2013
Tiziana Cuccia, Calogero Guccio and Ilde Rizzo
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business, University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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Cultural Heritage, Tourism, Non-Parametric Methods

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Readmission and Hospital Quality Under Prospective Payment System

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Nov 2013
Calogero Guccio, Domenico Lisi and Giacomo Pignataro
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business, University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business and University of Catania - Faculty of Economics
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Patient readmission, Quality, Cost-reducing effort, Prospective payment system.

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Does the Extent of Per-Case Payment System Affect Hospital Efficiency? Evidence from the Italian NHS

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2014
University of Catania, University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business, University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business and University of Catania - Faculty of Economics
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Hospital efficiency, Data Envelopment Analysis, Reimbursement system

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Is Competition Able to Counteract the Inefficiency of Corruption? The Case of Italian Public Works

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2017
Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria, University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business, University of Catania - Faculty of Economics and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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corruption, competition, public works contracts, non-parametric methods

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Evaluation of the Efficiency of Public Historical Archives

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Dec 2019
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business, University of Catania - Faculty of Economics, University of Catania - Department of Economics and Quantitative Methods and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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Cultural heritage, Archives, Efficiency frontier, DEA

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Measuring Resilience and Fatality Rate During the First Wave of COVID-19 Pandemic in Northern Italy: A Note for Robust Health Policy Assessment

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Mar 2021
Calogero Guccio
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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Efficiency Assessment of (First Instance) Italian Courts Through Nonparametric Techniques

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Jul 2014
Massimo Finocchiaro Castro and Calogero Guccio
Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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Italian first instance courts; efficiency; non-parametric methods.

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Determinants of Heritage Authorities’ Performance: An exploratory study with DEA bootstrapping approach

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Massimo Finocchiaro Castro, Calogero Guccio and Ilde Rizzo
Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria, University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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Heritage regulation, cultural policy, efficiency analysis.

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Does Greater Discretion Improve the Performance in the Execution of Public Works? Evidence from the Reform of Discretionary Thresholds in Italy

Number of pages: 31
Massimo Finocchiaro Castro and Calogero Guccio
Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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Bureaucratic discretion; Social capital; Corruption; Public works contracts; Efficiency; Non-parametric frontier; Semi-parametric methods.

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Evaluating the Impact of the Bologna Process on the Efficiency Convergence of Italian Universities: A Non-Parametric Frontier Approach

Calogero Guccio & Marco Ferdinando Martorana & Luisa Monaco, 2016. "Evaluating the impact of the Bologna Process on the efficiency convergence of Italian universities: a non-parametric frontier approach," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 45(3), pages 275-298, June.
Posted: 16 Dec 2021
Calogero Guccio and Marco Ferdinando Martorana
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business and Independent

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On the Role of Environmental Corruption in Healthcare Infrastructures: An Empirical Assessment for Italy Using Dea With Truncated Regression Approach

Cavalieri, Marina & Guccio, Calogero & Rizzo, Ilde, 2017. "On the role of environmental corruption in healthcare infrastructures: An empirical assessment for Italy using DEA with truncated regression approach," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 121(5), pages 515-524.
Posted: 16 Dec 2021
Marina Cavalieri, Calogero Guccio and Ilde Rizzo
University of Catania, University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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Infrastructures for healthcare; Public procurement; Corruption; Efficiency; DEA; Bootstrap truncated

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A Round Trip on Decentralization in the Tourism Sector

Guccio, Calogero & Mazza, Isidoro & Mignosa, Anna & Rizzo, Ilde, 2018. "A round trip on decentralization in the tourism sector," Annals of Tourism Research, Elsevier, vol. 72(C), pages 140-155.
Posted: 16 Dec 2021
Calogero Guccio, Isidoro Mazza, Anna Mignosa and Ilde Rizzo
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business, University of Catania - Department of Economics and Quantitative Methods, Independent and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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Decentralization; Tourism destination; Tourism sector; Regions; Nonparametric frontier; Difference-in-difference

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Back to the Future: Does the use of information and communication technology enhance the performance of public historical archives?

Calogero Guccio & Marco Martorana & Isidoro Mazza & Ilde Rizzo, 2021. "Back to the Future: Does the use of information and communication technology enhance the performance of public historical archives?," Journal of Cultural Economics, Springer;The Association for Cultural Economics International, v
Posted: 18 Nov 2021
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business, Independent, University of Catania - Department of Economics and Quantitative Methods and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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Innovation; Public services; Cultural heritage; Archives; Nonparametric frontier

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Are public state libraries efficient? An empirical assessment using network Data Envelopment Analysis

Guccio, Calogero & Mignosa, Anna & Rizzo, Ilde, 2018. "Are public state libraries efficient? An empirical assessment using network Data Envelopment Analysis," Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 64(C), pages 78-91.
Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Calogero Guccio, Anna Mignosa and Ilde Rizzo
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business, Independent and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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Public state libraries; Historical collections; Efficiency Trade-off; Network service estimator

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Does cultural heritage monetary value have an impact on visits? An assessment using official Italian data

Calogero Guccio & Domenico Lisi & Anna Mignosa & Ilde Rizzo, 2018. "Does cultural heritage monetary value have an impact on visits? An assessment using official Italian data," Tourism Economics, , vol. 24(3), pages 297-318, May.
Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Calogero Guccio, Domenico Lisi, Anna Mignosa and Ilde Rizzo
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business, University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business, Independent and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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Cultural heritage, cultural visitors, monetary value, tourist arrivals

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Measuring Potential Efficiency Gains from Mergers of Italian First Instance Courts through Nonparametric Model

Massimo Finocchiaro Castro & Calogero Guccio, 2018. "Measuring Potential Efficiency Gains from Mergers of Italian First Instance Courts through Nonparametric Model," Public Finance Review, , vol. 46(1), pages 83-116, January.
Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Calogero Guccio and Massimo Finocchiaro Castro
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business and Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria

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First instance courts, Horizontal mergers, Efficiency, Nonparametric methods, Bootstrapping

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UNESCO sites and performance trend of Italian regional tourism destinations

Tiziana Cuccia & Calogero Guccio & Ilde Rizzo, 2017. "UNESCO sites and performance trend of Italian regional tourism destinations," Tourism Economics, , vol. 23(2), pages 316-342, March.
Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Tiziana Cuccia, Calogero Guccio and Ilde Rizzo
University of Catania - Faculty of Economics, University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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Dynamic evaluation, regional analysis, spatial dependence, tourism, window data envelopment analysis, World Heritage List

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On the role of cultural participation in tourism destination performance: an assessment using robust conditional efficiency approach

Calogero Guccio & Domenico Lisi & Marco Martorana & Anna Mignosa, 2017. "On the role of cultural participation in tourism destination performance: an assessment using robust conditional efficiency approach," Journal of Cultural Economics, Springer;The Association for Cultural Economics International
Posted: 18 Nov 2021
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business, University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business, Independent and Independent

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Tourism destination, Cultural participation, Efficiency, Conditional FDH

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The effects of UNESCO World Heritage List inscription on tourism destinations performance in Italian regions

Economic Modelling, Vol. 53, No. C, 2016
Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Tiziana Cuccia, Calogero Guccio and Ilde Rizzo
University of Catania - Faculty of Economics, University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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Sustainable tourism, Cultural heritage, Local development, Tourism policy, Data envelopment analysis, Technical efficiency

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Efficiency assessment and convergence in teaching and research in Italian public universities

Calogero Guccio & Marco Ferdinando Martorana & Isidoro Mazza, 2016. "Efficiency assessment and convergence in teaching and research in Italian public universities," Scientometrics, Springer;Akadémiai Kiadó, vol. 107(3), pages 1063-1094, June.
Posted: 18 Nov 2021
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business, Independent and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Quantitative Methods

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University, Efficiency, Teaching/research relationship, Beta-convergence, DEA, FDH, Bootstrap

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Bottlenecks or Inefficiency? An Assessment of First Instance Italian Courts’ Performance

Finocchiaro Castro Massimo & Guccio Calogero, 2015. "Bottlenecks or Inefficiency? An Assessment of First Instance Italian Courts’ Performance," Review of Law & Economics, De Gruyter, vol. 11(2), pages 317-354, July.
Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Massimo Finocchiaro Castro and Calogero Guccio
Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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first instance courts; caseload; managerial efficiency; non-discretionary inputs; non-parametric frontiers

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Evaluating the efficiency of public procurement contracts for cultural heritage conservation works in Italy

Calogero Guccio & Giacomo Pignataro & Ilde Rizzo, 2014. "Evaluating the efficiency of public procurement contracts for cultural heritage conservation works in Italy," Journal of Cultural Economics, Springer;The Association for Cultural Economics International, vol. 38(1), pages 43-70, February.
Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Calogero Guccio, Giacomo Pignataro and Ilde Rizzo
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business, University of Catania - Faculty of Economics and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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Cultural heritage, Conservation, Procurement, Cost overruns, Delays, DEA

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Searching for the source of technical inefficiency in Italian judicial districts: an empirical investigation

Massimo Finocchiaro Castro & Calogero Guccio, 2014. "Searching for the source of technical inefficiency in Italian judicial districts: an empirical investigation," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 38(3), pages 369-391, December.
Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Massimo Finocchiaro Castro and Calogero Guccio
Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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Civil courts efficiency, Law enforcement, Non-parametric methods

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The effects of reimbursement mechanisms on medical technology diffusion in the hospital sector in the Italian NHS

Finocchiaro Castro, Massimo & Guccio, Calogero & Pignataro, Giacomo & Rizzo, Ilde, 2014. "The effects of reimbursement mechanisms on medical technology diffusion in the hospital sector in the Italian NHS," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 115(2), pages 215-229.
Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria, University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business, University of Catania - Faculty of Economics and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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Hospital careMedical equipmentProspective payment systemsDRGTechnology diffusionDecentralization

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An assessment of the waste effects of corruption on infrastructure provision

Massimo Finocchiaro Castro & Calogero Guccio & Ilde Rizzo, 2014. "An assessment of the waste effects of corruption on infrastructure provision," International Tax and Public Finance, Springer;International Institute of Public Finance, vol. 21(4), pages 813-843, August.
Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Massimo Finocchiaro Castro, Calogero Guccio and Ilde Rizzo
Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria, University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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Corruption, Infrastructure provision, Non-parametric methods, DEA, SFA

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On the political determinants of the allocation of funds to heritage authorities

European Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 34, No. C, 2014
Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Calogero Guccio and Isidoro Mazza
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Quantitative Methods

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Heritage conservation; Political allocation; Fiscal federalism; Electoral competition

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Do local governments do it better? Analysis of time performance in the execution of public works

European Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 34, No. C, 2014
Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Calogero Guccio, Giacomo Pignataro and Ilde Rizzo
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business, University of Catania - Faculty of Economics and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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Decentralization; Public work; Procurement; Infrastructure provision

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Decentralization and Public Works Procurement in Italy

Calogero Guccio & Giacomo Pignataro & Ilde Rizzo, 2014. "Decentralization and Public Works Procurement in Italy," L'industria, Società editrice il Mulino, issue 4, pages 671-696.
Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Calogero Guccio, Giacomo Pignataro and Ilde Rizzo
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business, University of Catania - Faculty of Economics and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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Public Works; Decentralized Contracting Authorities; Public Procurement; DEA.

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Provider Selection and Renegotiation Incentive of Incomplete Contracts: Empirical Relevance on Public Work Procurement

Rivista Italiana degli Economisti, Vol. 2, August 2009
Posted: 18 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2010
Calogero Guccio, Giacomo Pignataro and Ilde Rizzo
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business, University of Catania - Faculty of Economics and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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incomplete contracts, procurement, public work