Papers and presentations


Gasparro, K. (2018). Building Better Cities with Civic Technology: The Role of Engagement in Infrastructure Delivery. Harvard’s Data-Smart City Solutions.
Gasparro, K. (2018). Electrifying Africa: Balancing National Principles and International Pressures. Case Study. Leadership Academy for Development.
Nowacki, C., Gasparro, K. (2018, February 9). Why Trump’s infrastructure ambitions are likely to stall. The Conversation.
Gasparro, K. (2017). To be “dam”-ed: Navigating Stakeholder Relations to Bring Energy to Africa with Inga 3. Case Study. Leadership Academy for Development.
Gasparro, K., & South, A. (2017, June 7). Create a Federal Cabinet-Level Infrastructure Post, Experts Say. Engineering News Record
Gasparro, K. (2016-2017). Innovative Financing Strategies for Local Infrastructure. Stanford International Policy Review 3(1). (68-85).
Gasparro, K. (2017). Defining Community Investment in Infrastructure Delivery. (White paper). Global Project Center, Stanford, CA.
Gasparro, K. (2015). Funding Municipal Infrastructure: Integrating Project Finance and Crowdfunding. (White paper). Global Project Center, Stanford, CA.
Gasparro, K. (2015). Policy Recommendations for Asia’s Infrastructure Bank’s Social Safeguards. Stanford International Policy Review 2(2). (68-73).

Refereed Publications

Gasparro, K. (2018). A Tale of Two Bike Lanes: Consensus Movements and Infrastructure Delivery. Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change (42).
Gasparro, K. E., & Walters, J. P. (2017) Revealing causal pathways to sustainable water service delivery using fsQCA. Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, 7(3). 

Invited Presentations

Gasparro, K. (2018, December). Crowdfunding in London: A Discovery in Dualities. Presented at Mayor of London’s Regeneration Team. London, United Kingdom.
Gasparro, K. (2018, November). Civic Technology & the Future of our Cities. Presented at ETH Zurich’s Innovation and Industrial Construction Group. Zurich, Switzerland.
Gasparro, K. (2018, August). Partner-Up: Cross-Sectoral Partnerships for Infrastructure Delivery. Presented at UCL Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy. London, United Kingdom.
Gasparro, K. (2018, March). Crowdfunding Infrastructure: Increasing Capacity with Innovative Partnership Tools. Presented at the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. Pittsburgh, PA.
Gasparro, K. (2017, November). Alive and “Well”: Constructing Sustainable Water Projects in Developing Communities. Presented at the Construction Lecture Series at University of Washington. Seattle, WA.
Gasparro, K. (2016, January). Crowdfunding: Engaging the Community to Advance Border Infrastructure. Presented at U.S.-Mexico Joint Commission on Transportation Planning Border Infrastructure Finance Workshop. San Diego, CA.

Conference Presentations

Gasparro, K. (2018) Community Investment: Addressing Principal-Agent Issues during Local Infrastructure Delivery. Proceedings of the 16h Engineering Organization Conference.
Gasparro, K. (2018). Partnerships in Local Infrastructure Delivery: A Matched Pairs Case Study Comparing Two Crowdfunded and Two Traditionally Funded Projects. Proceedings of the 2018 Construction Research Congress.
Gasparro, K., Monk, A. (2018). Crowdfunding Infrastructure: Creating and Expanding a New Marketplace. Proceedings of the 2018 APPAM Student Conference.
Gasparro, K. (2017). A Tale of Two Bicycle Lanes: How Crowdfunding, As A Social Movement Tactic, Catalyzed A City’s Infrastructure Expansion. Proceedings of the 15th Engineering Project Organization Conference.
Gasparro, K. (2017). Evaluating Causal Pathways to Sustainable WASH Infrastructure in Developing Countries. Proceedings of the University of Colorado, Boulder WASH Symposium.
Gasparro, K., South A., Levitt, R., Fukuyama, F. (2017). Opportunities for United States Infrastructure Policy: A Roundtable of Experts. Proceedings of the 15th Engineering Project Organization Conference.