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Is there a case for the regulation of management consultancy, especially in the light of continuing scandals and debate around transparency and consulting firms’ links with politicians, civil servants and industry? Interesting answers in a guest post from Andrew Sturdy, Professor of Management at the School of Economics, Finance and Management, University of Bristol
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In a guest post, Bishoy Louis Zaki - from the Department of Public Management and Governance, University of Ghent - focus on salient regulatory implications spurred by the need for learning in the context of COVID-19 policy responses...
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Is there a case for the regulation of management consultancy, especially in the light of continuing scandals and debate around transparency and consulting firms’ links with politicians, civil servants and industry? Interesting answers in a guest post from Andrew Sturdy, Professor of Management at the School of Economics, Finance and Management, University of Bristol
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We do not know how many times we have read “unprecedent” during the last eight months. Let’s say we have heard it an “unprecedented” number of times. For our project, these months have not been challenging in terms of data collection and access to stakeholders and policy-makers because we already had our data and could...
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The pandemic offers the chance for the European Union to expand the scope of better regulation through innovation. What is happening to the European Union’s (EU) better regulation agenda in light of the economic and social consequences of the global coronavirus pandemic? Since December 2019, the current European Commission has been in office. A new Commission typically announces its...
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Different regulatory choices in response to the Coronavirus have one thing in common: they are presented to public opinion as grounded in scientific evidence...
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Consultation is a policy instrument geared towards stakeholder engagement in the formulation of primary and secondary legislation. As a procedure, it ensures certain categories of actors can access draft proposals, examine the evidence produced by government or regulators and provide comments.  Consultation, for example, oblige governments and regulators to carry out certain actions by giving...
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On the occasion of his inaugural lecture at  Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre UCL on February 4th 2020, Claudio granted us an interview where he explains what regulation means, with all its implications. Living in a world of rules is a conversation with the audience on why laws and regulations save lives and protect the environment...
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The European Union (EU) is seriously considering the impact that developing or updating policy has on research and innovation. In May 2016, the Council supported the innovation perspective in the regulatory process following a policy debate on how to tweak the better regulation strategy of the European Union in order to strengthen competitiveness. The same...
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Protego hosted two doctoral students, Giulia Bazzan and Carlotta Scioldo (2019). Today Giulia and Carlotta work respectively at Public Administration and Policy Group, University of Wageningen and at the Dipartimento Interateneo di Scienze, Progetto e Politiche Del Territorio of Università degli Studi di Torino. We asked Carlotta and Giulia about the staying and what they...
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What is the exact causal relationship between corruption in the public sector and regulation? Hundreds of studies have scrutinized this relationship.
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