Alberto Alemanno’s Publications 2016-12-10T08:29:59+00:00


Routledge Handbook of Risk Studies 2017-04-25T10:50:56+00:00
Nudge and the Law: A European Perspective 2017-04-25T10:45:59+00:00
Regulating Lifestyle Risks: The EU, Alcohol, Tobacco and Unhealthy Diets 2017-04-25T10:49:42+00:00
Foundations of EU Food Law and Policy: 10 Years of the European Food Safety Authority 2017-04-25T11:03:59+00:00
Better Business Regulation in a Risk Society 2016-12-10T08:30:12+00:00
Governing Disasters: The Challenges of Emergency Risk Regulation 2017-04-25T10:43:07+00:00


The Emergence of Behavioural Policy-Making: A European Perspective

A. Alemanno and Anne-Lise Sibony, Nudge and the Law: A European Perspective, Hart Publishing, (2015).

Public Perception of Risks Under WTO Law: A Normative Perspective

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH, AND THE WTO, Geert van Calster, Denise Prévost, eds., Edward Elgar, UK, 2012

Out of Sight Out of Mind – Towards a New EU Tobacco Products Directive

Columbia Journal of European Law, Vol. 18, No. 2, Spring 2012

Do You Mind My Smoking? Plain Packaging of Cigarettes Under the TRIPS Agreement

John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2011

The Case of Plain Packaging for Cigarettes – an Overview

European Journal of Risk Regulation, p. 268, March 2010

Science & EU Risk Regulation: The Role of Experts in Decision-Making and Judicial Review


The Shaping of the Precautionary Principle by European Courts: From Scientific Uncertainty to Legal Certainty

VALORI COSTITUZIONALI E NUOVE POLITICHE DEL DIRITTO, L. Cuocolo, L. Luparia, eds., Cahiers Europèens, Halley, 2007, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1007404

Nudging Legally – On the Checks and Balances of Behavioural Regulation

International Journal of Constitutional Law, Volume 12, Issue 2, 2014 (Forthcoming), Jean Monnet Working Paper, New York University School of Law, Volume 6, 2013

Nudging Healthy Lifestyles – Informing Regulatory Governance with Behavioural Research

European Journal of Risk Regulation, Vol. 3, No. 1, January 2012

Testing the Limits of Global Food Governance: The Case of Ractopamine

European Journal of Risk Regulation, Vol. 3, 2012

The Shaping of European Risk Regulation by Community Courts

The Jean Monnet Working Papers, n. 18/2008
Number of Pages in PDF File: 62

The Evolution of European Food Regulation – Why the European Food Safety Authority is Not a EU-Style FDA?

WHAT’S THE BEEF? THE CONTESTED GOVERNANCE OF EUROPEAN FOOD SAFETY, C. Ansell & D. Vogel, eds., MIT Press, 2006, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1007451

More articles on SSRN


Le modèle norvégien n’est pas une option pour Londres

Text: Alberto Alemanno | 05.08.2016 

Aux Parlements de surveiller le partenariat transatlantique

Text: Alberto Alemanno | 24.04.2014 | Updated 23.05.2014

Regulating Tobacco in Europe

The limits of EU policymaking have been tested by the draft tobacco directive. Bold legislation may nonetheless emerge.

Text: Alberto Alemanno | 03/04/2013 | Updated May 04, 2013

Den Dämonen zähmen

In der Debatte um das Freihandelsabkommen mit den USA werden die falschen Fragen gestellt.

Text: Alberto Alemanno | 26.05.2014



L’europa come spinta gentile

Gli effetti delle scelte pubbliche devono essere vagliati e verificati dall’approccio sperimentale delle «behavioral sciences». Un approccio finalmente abbracciato dalla Commissione

Le Nutella n’est pas menacé d’interdiction

Text: Reuters | 29/06/2010 | Updated 30/06/2010

Der «gestupste» Raucher – Haben Staaten ein freies Schussfeld?

Über Jahrhunderte hinweg war das Rauchen gesellschaftlich akzeptiert. In der letzten Zeit gerät diese beliebte, süchtig machende und stark beworbene Aktivität zunehmend in die Kritik. Tabakkonsum ist die Haupttodesursache in vielen Ländern der Ersten Welt mit mehr als 5 Millionen

La trop sage HEC bousculée par ses deux tiers d’enseignants étrangers

Text:Benoît Floc’h | 17.10.2012 | Updated 18.10.2012

5 options for post-Brexit trade with Europe

It won’t be easy for the UK to negotiate other trade deals with the EU.

The ‘c-word’ and the EU lobbyist

Assertive Parliament forces Brussels insiders to finetune dark art of comitology.
By QUENTIN ARIÈS AND JAMES PANICHI 2/1/16, 5:30 AM CET Updated 2/13/16, 1:49 PM CET

What is at stake in TTIP talks?

The most important part of the emerging transatlantic deal is the framework for long-term regulatory co-operation, writes Alberto Alemanno.

EU Tobacco Control 2.0

The limits of EU policymaking have been tested by the draft tobacco directive. Bold legislation may nonetheless emerge.
By ALBERTO ALEMANNO | 1/9/13, 9:05 PM CET | Updated 2014-05-21

The rise of regulation

ENTRE-NOUS COLUMN | By IAN MUNDELL | 4/17/13, 8:40 PM CET | Updated 2014-04-23

A more sophisticated crisis response

Would the response to the recent E coli outbreak have been better if the European Commission had taken on more powers? By ALBERTO ALEMANNO | 6/15/11, 10:15 PM CET | Updated 4/12/14, 9:31 PM CET

Behavioural insights in the Commission

The European Commission supports the study and application of behavioural insights for policymaking.
By EUROPEAN VOICE STAFF| 6/13/12, 8:19 PM CET | Updated 4/9/14, 7:10 AM

EU bashing and olive oil

A tale of Euroscepticism, political opportunism and a European Commission ‘own goal’.
By ALBERTO ALEMANNO 5/29/13, 10:41 PM CET | Updated 2014-04-13

A taste of policy

A university in Paris hopes that an EU policy and regulatory affairs clinic will give students a big advantage.
By IAN MUNDELL | 4/17/13, 8:30 PM CET | Updated 4/13/14, 1:00 AM CET

Nudging Europe

Why the European Commission should include behavioural insights in the design of regulatory proposals.
By ALBERTO ALEMANNO | 5/15/12, 10:16 PM CET | Updated 4/12/14, 11:13 PM CET

Review of EU food alerts to follow E. coli confusion

EU has to ‘learn lessons’ from botched handling of E. coli outbreak. By SIMON TAYLOR | 6/8/11, 10:20 PM CET | Updated 5/19/14, 4:09 PM CET