Patricia Bachiller is a full professor of Finance at the University of Zaragoza (UZ). She has taught courses in financial economics at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration since 2006. Her PhD dissertation on Privatization received the PhD Award from the Telefónica Chair of the UZ (2009). She obtained the Highly Commended Award winner of the 2009 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award in the category of “Management and governance” and was a finalist of the Award “Premio Estudios Financieros CEF” in 2015 and the Award Emerald/EMRBI Business Research Award for Emerging Researchers in 2013.
She has been a visiting researcher in several European universities: University of Canterbury (United Kingdom), University of Tampere (Finland) and University of Siena (Italy).
· Privatization of public services
· Corporate Governance
· Banking entities
· “Political influence and the performance of nonprofit Spanish banks” (with Vicente Pina and Lourdes Torres), Nonprofit Management & Leadership, 2016, 26, pp. 471-488. (SSCI Management, JCR Impact Factor 2015: 0.653)
· “Service Quality in Utility Industries: The European Telecommunications Sector” (with Vicente Pina and Lourdes Torres), Managing Service Quality, 2014, 24, pp. 2-22. (SSCI Management, JCR Impact Factor 2014: 1.054)
· “Effect of Ownership on Efficiency in Spanish companies”, Management Decision, 2009, 47, pp. 289-307. (SSCI Management, JCR Impact Factor 2009: 0.622)