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Public procurement efficiency: FSR Water Director's report with Jean Tirole

FSR WaterPublic procurement should aim at meeting the need of best performance in terms of costs and services. Read the newly published report "Renforcer l’efficacité de la commande publique" by Director of the Florence School of Regulation Water area, Stéphane Saussier, and Nobel Laureate Jean Tirole and find out their recommendations and proposals to enhance the efficiency of public procurement in France. An opportunity for reflection in light of the current regulatory changes at the European level. 

The impact of TTIP on third countries 

EUUSAflagsA new round of negotiations and new protests explode across Europe to show resistance to the TTIP. But other than on the parties involved, the EU and the US, what is the potential impact such trade deal would have on third countries? Bernard M. Hoekman, together with Joseph Francois and Doug Nelson, provide a thorough analysis in “TTIP, regulatory diversion and third countries” (published in Catalyst? TTIP’s impact on the Rest,

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EUI-nomics Workshop 2015

Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia




Willing to Pay?

Testing Institutionalist Theory with Experiments

Seminar Room 2, Badia Fiesolana




Working group

John Bagot Glubb in (Trans)-Jordan (1939-1951): an Anglo-Arab romance

Sala Belvedere, Villa Schifanoia


E15Regulatory Spillovers and the Trading System: From Coherence to Cooperation, Bernard M. Hoekman, Petros C. Mavroidis (Overview paper, April 2015)

30 April – 1 May 2015: Second Task Force Workshop on Regulatory Coherence


Measuring integration of migrants a multivariate approach, Anna Di Bartolomeo, Sona Kalantaryan and Sara Bonfanti 

A technical barriers to trade agreement for services?, Bernard M. Hoekman and Petros C. Mavroidis 

"Reflecting on..."

We must stop the Mediterranean from becoming a deep cemetery

Triandafyllidou90x110The relatively high pressures of both asylum seekers and irregular migrants to cross the Mediterranean sea will continue, not only during 2015 but in the years to come. It is self-evident that the Dublin regulation - the toolkit the EU is using since 1990 to manage asylum seeking in the EU - is inadequate to address the issue and manage the flows of people fleeing violence, insecurity and poverty in Africa and Asia. A new strategic approach is needed to face the emergency, but more important to stop this loss of human lives. [read more]

By Anna Triandafyllidou
Director Cultural Pluralism, Global Governance Programme 



Call for Papers

Deadline: 15 May 2015


Call for Papers

Deadline: 31 May 2015

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