May 13

Tools to improve the quality of law and regulation



Impact Assessment+ in-class exercise



Regulation and competition + in-class exercise



Assessing regulation



Case study: burdens assessment and IA in electronic communication sector (M.L. Mariniello AGCOM)



Paper presentations (1)






Paper presentations (2)



Cognitive-based regulation and enforcement strategies



Case study: enhancing enforcement strategies 

  June 22 Final exam

Paper presentations (1)

C. Carrigan, M. Febrizio (2020),  S. Shapiro, Regulating Agencies: Using Regulatory Instruments as a Pathway to Improve Benefit-Cost Analysis

E. Golberg (2018) «Better Regulation»: European Union Style

C. Radaelli (2018), Halfway Through the Better Regulation Strategy of the Juncker Commission: What Does the Evidence Say?, in JCMS

D.A. Farber (2019), Regulatory Review in Anti-Regulatory Times, in Chicago-Kent Law Review, vol. 94, n. 2

C. Cecot (2019), Deregulatory cost-benefit analysis and regulatory stability, in Duke Law Journal, Vol. 68


Paper presentations (2)

C. Farina, M.J. Newhart, J. Heidt (2014), Rulemaking vs. Democracy: Judging and NudgingPublic Participation That Counts, in Environmental Law Reporter, vol. 44, n. 8, 2014

C.R. Farina, D. Epstein, J. Heidt, M.J. Newhart (2012), Knowledge in the People: Rethinking Value in Public Rulemaking Participation, in Wake Forest Law Review, vol. 47, 2012

S. Shapiro (2018), Can Analysis of Policy Decisions Spur Participation?, in Journal of Cost-Benefit Analysis, vol. 9, n. 3


Optional Additional Activities

  • 17 April: Lecture on Behavioral Market Failures and Regulatory Responses (Prof. E. Zamir)
  • 20 April (5-7 PM): Study visit to the Senate of the Republic and guided tour to palazzo Madama (Piazza della Costituente)
  • 23 April 2020 (5-7 PM): Study visit to the Chamber of Deputies and guided tour to Palazzo Montecitorio (Piazza di Monte Citorio)
  • 27 April: Study visit to Presidency of the Council of Ministries (palazzo Chigi, Piazza Colonna), TBC