Rui Cunha Marques
Graduated, Post-graduated, MSc, PhD and Postdoc (habilitation), is a Full Professor of the Scientific Area of Systems and Management of Infrastructure in the Department of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Geo-resources at the Instituto Superior Técnico of the University of Lisbon (IST), Portugal. He is a researcher of the Civil Engineering Research and Innovation for Sustainability of IST (CERIS), of the Public Utility Research Center (PURC) at the University of Florida and of the Center of Local Government (CLG) at the University of New England in Australia, where he is a Visiting Professor at the Business School. His areas of expertise include regulation of public services, performance assessment, project management, procurement, particularly public-private partnerships and infrastructure services. He is the author of over 600 scientific publications in several countries, including 13 books and two theses and more than 240 referred journal articles.He also produced more than 400 technical reports. Currently he is a consultant of the World Bank and in the past he collaborated with other international organisations, such as the European Investment Bank, the European Union, the United Nations and the Millennium Challenge Corporation, as well as with other government entities and public and private companies from several countries. He has developed work in more than 50 countries in the five continents.
Universidade de Lisboa
Instituto Superior Técnico
Departament of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Georesources
Av. Rovisco Pais
AREAS OF INTEREST
Regulation; Benchmarking; Public Policies; PPPs; Privatizations; Local Public Services; Infrastructure; Water; Solid Waste; Transport.
NEWS | EVENTS
Research paper listed among the most influential papers in ITOR!
Systems & Management Seminars
Economic aspects on the road to universalization & PIR| Doutor Carlos Novaes
21 April 2023
2022 | University of Lisbon/Caixa Geral de Depósitos Awards | Economics and Management
The University of Lisbon (ULisboa), with the support of Caixa Geral de Depósitos, awards annual “University of Lisbon/Caixa Geral de Depósitos Scientific Awards”, which aim to reward scientific research activity and encourage the practice of publication in international journals of recognized quality.
2022 | World's Top 2% Scientist
- Career Long Impact
- Single Year 2021
Temas de Direito da Água - Vol. 2 | Faculdade de Direito
Direito do Saneamento - Vol. 2 | Faculdade de Direito
New Book Chapters
Moçambique e as PPP no setor da água – aprender com o passado para compreender o presente e planear o futuro. In: Estudos de Homenagem a José da Silva Costa, U. Porto Press.
PPP hospitals in Portugal: what does benchmarking tell us about their relative performance? In: Assessing the Performance Advantage of Public-Private Partnerships. Edward Elgar Publishing.
Revisiting the theory on the regulation of water utilities: Evolution, challenges and trends. In: Routledge Handbook of Urban Water Governance. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.
Water affordability analysis: a critical literature review. AQUA - Water Infrastructure, Ecosystems and Society | IF: 4.3
An institutional and transaction cost analysis for the efficiency of water service in Brazilian local government consortia. Local Government Studies | IF: 2.791
Project Risks Influence on Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Financing Opportunities. Water. MDPI | IF: 3.530
Public–Private Partnerships: A Fresh Risk-Based Approach to Water Sector Projects. Infrastructures. MDPI | IF: 2.984
Data envelopment analysis models with imperfect knowledge of input and output values: An application to Portuguese public hospitals. Expert Systems With Applications | IF: 8.665
Challenges of recycled water pricing. Utilities Policy | IF: 3.247
Progress on SDG 6 in Refugee Camps in the Middle East: a comparative study . Utilities Policy | IF: 3.247
Water Disconnection and Vital Flow Policies: International Practices in Medium- and High-Income Countries. Water. MDPI | IF: 3.530
Review of Water Reuse from a Circular Economy Perspective. Water. MDPI | IF: 3.530