Author Archives: Fabrizio Di Mascio

Actal’s activities in 2014: Focus on one-off costs, SMEs and multi-level regulatory management

The report “Less Regulatory Burden, More Individual Initiatives. Annual Report 2014” covers the activities of the Dutch Oversight Body ACTAL in 2014. In this year Actal continued to formulate ex-ante opinions on legislative proposals in order…

Literature Bulletin: Political Science Publications, no. 2 (First Quarter 2015)

Symposia and Special Issues Symposium on Policy Evaluation in the EU, European Journal of Risk Regulation, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 3-110. Articles Oversight and independence of regulatory agencies Fernandez-i-Marin, X., J. Jordana and A.C.…

Review. How does the White House Respond to Agency Initiatives?

Screening and Vetting as Alternative Modes of Reactive Oversight W.F. West. 2015. The Administrative Presidency as Reactive Oversight: Implications for Positive and Normative Theory, Public Administration Review, Advance Online Publication. Available evidence suggests that proactive…

Post-Implementation Review: The Commitments of the UK’s Government

As part of the UK Government’s commitment towards transparency, a recent document released by the Department for Business Innovation & Skills sets out the statutory and non-statutory post-implementation reviews (PIRs) commitments made by the BIS…