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  • Analisi empirica e principio di precauzione: Un incontro possibile 

    Radaelli, Claudio M. (Carocci, 2015-06-01)
    Two approaches to decision-making have often collided in the European experience, and today are seen as mutually incompatible: one is evidence-based policy, the other is the precautionary approach, grounded in the precautionary ...
  • The Appraisal of Policy Appraisal – Learning About the Quality of Impact Assessment 

    Dunlop, Claire A.; Fritsch, O; Radaelli, Claudio M. (ENA - Ecole Nationale Administration, 2014-01-01)
    What do governments, international organizations and stakeholders mean when they say that proposals for new regulation should be systematically appraised? And do regulators really use the results of appraisal? In this ...
  • Better regulation and the Lisbon agenda 

    Radaelli, Claudio M. (2006-10)
    This paper assesses the congruence between the initiatives for regulatory reform known as ‘better regulation’ and the recently re-formulated ‘growth and jobs’ Lisbon agenda of the European Union. To do that, better regulation ...
  • Committee governance and socialization in the European Union 

    Quaglia, Lucia; De Francesco, Fabrizio; Radaelli, Claudio M. (Taylor & Francis, 2008-01)
    This article reviews theoretically-grounded empirical studies on committees in the European Union, by focusing on research published from the late 1990s onwards. The aim is to report on the state of the art and to shed ...
  • Controlling Bureaucracies with Fire Alarms: Policy Instruments and Cross-Country Patterns 

    Damonte, A,; Dunlop, Claire A.; Radaelli, Claudio M. (Routledge, 2014-07-08)
    The political control of the bureaucracy is a major theme in public administration scholarship, particularly in delegation theory. There is a wide range of policy instruments suitable for the purpose of control. In practice, ...
  • Controlling Bureaucracies with Fire Alarms: Policy Instruments and Cross-Country Patterns 

    Damonte, A; Dunlop, Claire A.; Radaelli, Claudio M. (Taylor and Francis, 2014-07-08)
    The political control of the bureaucracy is a major theme in public administration scholarship, particularly in delegation theory. There is a wide range of policy instruments suitable for the purpose of control. In practice, ...
  • Encounters with Europe: concepts, definitions, and research design 

    Radaelli, Claudio M.; Pasquier, Romain (Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen, 2006)
    This article examines the issues of research design raised by research on Europeanization. Specifically, we briefly introduce the basic concepts and the classic approach of integration theorists, and move on to discuss two ...
  • Europeanisation: solution or problem? 

    Radaelli, Claudio M. (ECSA-Austria, 2004-10-06)
    Is there something new in recent research on Europeanisation? Or should we go back to what we already know about political integration in Europe and avoid the term? This article reviews recent work in four steps: the ...
  • Governance arenas in EU direct corporate taxation 

    Radaelli, Claudio M.; Kraemer, Ulrike S. (New Modes of Governance Project, 2007)
  • Governance arenas in EU direct tax policy 

    Radaelli, Claudio M.; Kraemer, Ulrike S. (Blackwell Publishing, 2008-03)
    Conventional scholarship on international taxation tends to address competition. It focuses on governments, and does not integrate purposeful political strategy with the ideational dimension of policy change. In this article ...
  • Impact Assessment in the European Union: Lessons from a Research Project 

    Dunlop, Claire A.; Radaelli, Claudio M. (Lexxicon, 2015-03-01)
    In this article, we present some major lessons drawn from a recently completed research project. Our research dealt with ex-ante evaluation, mainly impact assessment (IA). We shed new light on research questions about the ...
  • Indicators of regulatory quality: final report 

    Radaelli, Claudio M.; De Francesco, Fabrizio (DG Enterprise, European Commission, 2004-12)
  • Italian politics and the European Union: a tale of two research designs 

    Quaglia, Lucia; Radaelli, Claudio M. (Taylor & Francis, 2007-09)
    Drawing on the conceptual framework of Europeanisation, we trace the influence of the European Union (EU) on Italian politics by combining top-down analysis (that is, how Italy has adapted to pressure coming from Brussels) ...
  • Learning in the European Union: Theoretical Lenses and Meta-Theory 

    Radaelli, Claudio M.; Dunlop, Claire A. (Taylor & Francis, 2013)
    The European Union may well be a learning organization, yet there is still confusion about the nature of learning, its causal structure and the normative implications. In this article we select four perspectives that address ...
  • Learning in the European Union: Theoretical Lenses and Meta-Theory 

    Radaelli, Claudio M.; Dunlop, Claire A. (Routledge, 2013-05-29)
    The European Union may well be a learning organization, yet there is still confusion about the nature of learning, its causal structure and the normative implications. In this contribution we select four perspectives that ...
  • Local Authority Officers and the Primary Authority Scheme: Survey Report 

    Dunlop, Claire A.; Kamkhaji, J; Radaelli, Claudio M. (University of Exeter, 2014-11-01)
    The research objective was to explore the impact of two levels of training on the PA scheme provided by the BRDO to local authority regulators. Specifically, we asked to what extent training increased participants knowledge ...
  • The Many Uses of Regulatory Impact Assessment: A Meta-Analysis of EU and UK Cases 

    Dunlop, Claire A.; Maggetti, Martino; Radaelli, Claudio M.; Russel, Duncan (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012-01)
    Research on regulation has crossed paths with the literature on policy instruments, showing that regulatory policy instruments contain cognitive and normative beliefs about policy. Thus, their usage stacks the deck in ...
  • Narrating Impact Assessment in the European Union 

    Radaelli, Claudio M.; Dunlop, Claire A.; Fritsch, O (Palgrave, 2013)
    Since 2003, the European Commission has produced analytical documents to appraise and support its policy proposals. These so-called impact assessments (IAs) are now quite common in the preparation of legislation in the ...
  • Narrating the ‘Arab Spring’: Where Expertise Meets Heuristics in Legislative Hearings 

    Dunlop, Claire A.; O'Bryan, T; Radaelli, Claudio M. (Palgrave, 2014-11-01)
    This chapter uses the Narrative Policy Framework (NPF) to analyse and compare the parliamentary hearings on the ‘Arab Spring’ of 2011/12 in the UK and the USA. The presence of bias is the main rationale for bringing experts ...