Research notes

The Jean Monnet Chair on EU Approach to Better Regulation website welcomes research notes from practitioners in the regulatory field, undergraduate, graduate, PhD students and whoever has a special interest in the regulatory landscape.

The submissions should concern news on better regulation tools, simplification policies, market regulation, new technologies and regulation, cognitive-based regulation, and competition advocacy. The note might regard a newly published paper or a European, international or national document as well as policy devoted to these topics.

The website is open to a multidisciplinary approach. Thus, the research notes may have legal, economic, sociological or psychological perspectives.   

The submission should be between a range of 1,000 and 2,000 words and it should include hyperlinks in place of footnotes. It should be submitted as a Word document. The submission can also contain a picture (as a link copied in the document) that you would like to be the cover image of your research note. However, these pictures proposed will have to be copyright and credit-free (ex. 

The preferred writing language is English, but notes in Italian, French or other languages could be considered. 

Within a maximum of 10 days, you will receive feedback on your submission. In case of acceptance of the research note, some amendments may be asked prior to the publication. The submissions will be published on the website and shared in the quarterly newsletter.

By submitting your research note, you agree and declare that: 

  • If published, your submission may undergo amendments concerning the format, font style and size. 
  • You grant Jean Monnet Chair on EU Approach to Better Regulation website the license to publish your submission on the website and to share it in the quarterly newsletter.
  • You are free to republish your submissions on another website. In such case, we will appreciate the presence in your piece of a hyperlink to the Jean Monnet Chair on EU Approach to Better Regulation website page containing the original publication of your note. 
  • Your submission does not in any way infringe on anyone else’s copyright or other rights, and any controversy on the matter is of your sole responsibility. 

Drafting guidelines are also here.

If you are interested in submitting, please fill in the following form: