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00191 Roma

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Teaching Staff:

Nicoletta Rangone

Matteo Rizzolli 


Thesis Areas:
Better regulation
Cognitive-based rule-making and regulation
Corruption prevention
Behavioural law & economics
Experimental law & economics
Field experiments for public policy
Regulation of Big Data
Competition law
Administrative law
Environmental law
Property law
Crime & deterrence


Teaching Staff:
Nicoletta Rangone

Nicoletta Rangone   

Full professor of Economic Law and Administrative Law at LUMSA University and Jean Monnet Module leader on “EU Approach to Better Regulation”. 

She has been associate professor at the Politecnico of Milan (2002/2014), qualified lawyer (1994), Doctoral fellow at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (1992/1993), and she completed a PhD in Public Law in 1996 (University of Bologna). She worked for national and international institution on better regulation: the OECD, the World Bank, the Italian Competition Authority, the Ministry of Public administration, the Presidency of the Council of Ministries (with the Ministry for Simplification and as a member of a recently established Nudge Unit), the Ministry for Justice, the National School of Administration, the Italian Authority for Energy (behavioural lab experiment and regulation on efficient use of household electricity). Since 2012, she is academic director of the “Short course on regulation” (with Robert Baldwin, LSE, and Marco D’Alberti, Sapienza University), a three-day executive training programme held in English. She also leads a series of seminars on “Cognitive sciences for more effective regulation” (already held on: Private investors in financial markets protection; Gambling; Tax evasion; Energy efficiency; Corruption prevention). In 2017 she has been visiting Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London.

Her research interests are in competition law, regulation and its quality, impact assessment, simplification and drafting tools, cognitive-based rule-making, big data.

Matteo Rizzolli

Matteo Rizzolli is Associate Professor of Economic Policy and he teaches public economics, economic policy and law & economics. He graduated in International Economics at Maastricht University and in Political Economics at the University of Trento. He obtained his Ph.D. in Law & Economics at the University of Siena and has been Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the Yale Law School. Before joining LUMSA University, he was assistant professor at the University of Bozen and post-doc at the university of Milan- Bicocca. He has also worked for the Italian Telecommunication Authority (AGCOM). He has been secretary of the European Association of Law & Economics between 2011 and 2015 and he is now secretary of the Italian Society of Law & Economics.

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"EMLE programme was a great opportunity to enrich my theoretical knowledge by fundamental principles of economics and learn new ideas in the field of law and economics.
Multicultural environment and chance to study at more than one university serves as additional and unique tool for learning different cultures and ways of thinking."

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[EMLE Student 2009/2010]