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Recensioni. Brevi riflessioni in tema di qualità della normazione e investimenti

L’inflazione normativa e la cattiva qualità della legislazione rappresentano un freno per la crescita. L’articolo “Brevi riflessioni in tema di qualità della normazione e investimenti“, di Rocco Cifarelli, (Osservatoriosullefonti.it, fasc. 1/2015) si limita ad alcune riflessioni su…

Research note. Examining the European Commission’ s open consultations with stakeholders

Research note by Adriana Bunea, Marie Curie Fellow, University College London Consultations with stakeholders are a key policy instrument used by the European Commission (EC) to prepare its legislative proposals and a core component of its…

Research note. Policy Benchmarking and Regulatory Quality Indicators: A Comparative Analysis of World Bank and OECD

Research note by Fabrizio De Francesco In this paper “Transfer agents, knowledge authority, and indices of regulatory quality: A comparative analysis of the World Bank and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development“, I propose…

Research note. How should law keep up with the evolution of society and technology?

Constitutional Sunsets and Experimental Legislation: A Comparative Perspective, Edward Elgar, 2015 Research note by Sofia Ranchordás Now more than ever, legislators and regulators are required to be ‘smarter’, regulate without stifling innovation, reduce unnecessary burdens on the…

Research note. Judicial review of executive policymaking in advanced democracies: beyond rights review

Research note by Eduardo Jordão and Susan Rose-Ackerman This note summarizes our article “Judicial review of executive policymaking in advanced democracies: beyond rights review”, published in the Administrative Law Review, volume 66 (2014). The article considers…

Research note. Presidential Priorities, Congressional Control and the Quality of Regulatory Analysis

J. Ellig, C.J. Conover, Presidential Priorities, Congressional Control, and the Quality of Regulatory Analysis: An Application to Healthcare and Homeland Security, in «Public Choice», vol. 161 (Nov-Dec 2014) Research note by Jerry Ellig Background In the United States’…

A new Better Regulation narrative to promote proportionate risk management and innovation in the EU

European Risk Forum Monograph, Fostering Innovation. Better Management of Risk, March 2015 Note by Lorenzo Allio Public risk management is one of the fundamental ways in which governments solve societal problems and meet citizens’ expectations.…