Local Coordinator


Prof. Matteo Rizzolli is Associate Professor at LUMSA where he teaches Public Economics, Economic Policy and he is a key member staff in the the Jean Monnet Chair on Better Regulation. He also teaches Family Economics at the John Paul II Institute at the Lateran Univeristy. He has been secretary of the European Association of Law & Economics and of the Italian Society of Law & Economics where he is still member of the board. He is co-editor of the International Review of Economics. He has previously worked for the Free University of Bozen, the Italian Telecommunications Authority (AGCOM) and the University of Milan – Bicocca. His research interests concern deterrence theory and law and economics of property, behavioural public policy and regulation, experimental economics, family economics, microeconomics, economic policy and public economics.

Teaching Staff

Rangone (1)

Prof. Nicoletta Rangone – She is Full Professor of Administrative Law, Jean Monnet Chair on EU Approach to Better Regulation (2019-; Jean Monnet Module 2016-2019). She has been associate professor at the Politecnico of Milan, qualified lawyer, Doctoral fellow at the Université Libre de Bruxelles and she holds a PhD in Public Law (University of Bologna). She worked for national and international institution on better regulation: the OECD, the World Bank, the Italian Competition Authority, the Italian Authority for Energy, the Corruption Prevention Authority, the Ministry for Public Administration, the Presidency of the Council of Ministries, the Ministry for Justice, the National School of Administration, the Formez PA. She is member of the Scientific Committee of the Osservatorio AIR (a think tank specialized on better regulation) and of the Center for Research and International Relations of the LUMSA University. She is co-editor of the peer-reviewed journal “Studi parlamentari e di politica costituzionale”. Her research interests are in simplification policies, effective law and regulation, cognitive-based regulation, corruption prevention, big data and public administrations, competition advocacy, public utilities regulation.

Prof. Nicita

Prof. Antonio Nicita – He currently is Full Professor of Economic Policy at LUMSA University. He has been until 2019 Commissioner of the Italian Regulatory Authority AGCOM and Professor of  Economic Policy at the Department of Economics and Law at Sapienza University of Rome, has been Associate Professor of Economic Policy at the University of Siena, he was Visiting Fulbright Professor at Yale University. In 2005-06 he was a Non Governmental Adviser of International Competition Network (ICN) for the report on telecommunications sector. He is on the Board of Directors of the Italian Society of Law and Economics, and has been on the board of the European Association of Law and Economics and of the International Society for New Istitutional Economics (ISNIE). In 2006-07 he was an economic adviser to the Italian Minister of Communications and member of the Governamental Unit for the Improvement of Regulation. He was Economic Adviser for the 2009 OECD Regulatory Report on Italy. He holds a Ph.D in Economics  form the University of Siena, Italy. His research interests cover Industrial organization,  Law and Economics, Competition Economics and Regulation. He is author of numerous publications.