Antitrust and regulation in the European Union: selected topics

Luchetta, Giacomo (2013) Antitrust and regulation in the European Union: selected topics. Tesi di Dottorato, LUISS Guido Carli, Department of Law > PhD Program in Law and Economics, tutor: Roberto Pardolesi, p. 122. [Doctoral Thesis]

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With the Communication on Smart Regulation issued in October 2010, the European Commission tried to foster a better management of the whole policy cycle. According to that Communication, amending policy proposals must be preceded by an ex post assessment of the current situation, allowing ―closing the policy cycle‖. This paper tries to answer the question whether the EU Impact Assessments System is fit to steer and close the policy cycle, and what is the relation between ex ante IA and ex post evaluations ―on the ground‖ so far. This is done via a macro and micro analysis, based on scorecard approach and three case studies, comparing the EU IA system performance with a theoretical benchmark derived from the EU policy document and process. The paper concludes that the EU Impact Assessment system, as it is currently designed and implemented, it is not yet fit to steer and close the policy cycle. To achieve this goal, all the analytical and empirical layers of the policy cycle should be fully dealt with since the ex ante phase.

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Bibliografia: pp. 118-122.

Item Type: Doctoral Thesis (PhD)
Research documents and activity classification: LUISS PhD Thesis
Divisions: Department of Law > PhD Program in Law and Economics
Thesis Advisor: Pardolesi, Roberto
Additional Information: Dottorato di ricerca in Diritto ed economia (XXV ciclo), LUISS Guido Carli, Roma, 2013. Relatore: Prof. Roberto Pardolesi.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Impact assessment. Google. Antitrust. Privacy. Intermediary of of personal information.
MIUR Scientific Area: Area 12 - Law > IUS/05 Law and Economics
Deposited by: Maria Teresa Nisticò
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2013 13:45
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2015 00:14
URI: http://eprints.luiss.it/id/eprint/1189

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