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Arcuri, Alessandra
Alessandra Arcuri (Italy), Ph.D. candidate, Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics (RILE)

Alessandra Arcuri's academic work focuses on Environmental Law and Law & Economics. Alessandra holds a law degree with honors from Rome's La Sapienza University (1997) and a LL.M. in Law and Economics with honors from Utrecht University (1998). On September 1999, after having trained for a short period as an acting lawyer in civil law at the Rome bar, she joined the Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics (RILE). She is currently finalizing a Ph.D. thesis on the legal tools for the governance of catastrophic risks, next to which she teaches in the Erasmus Master Programme in Law and Economics. During this period she has also spent a term (Spring 2001) at Hamburg University as a Marie Curie Fellow. She has published on topics of safety regulation (Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, 1999), environmental liability in Europe (Tijdschrift voor Milieu en Recht, 2001), the use of cost-benefit analysis in regulatory contexts (Mercato, Concorrenza, Regole, 2001) and the history and methodology of Law and Economics (Enciclopedia Giuridica, 2002). Her most recent work deals with the Precautionary Principle. Alessandra regularly lectures in the (post-)graduate courses 'Economics of Public Law' and 'Law and Economics before the Courts' at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. She has also lectured on environmental law and policy at The International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics, Lund University, in Sweden, at the Maastricht University in cooperation with the University of Benin, Lomè in Togo and at the LUISS Management University of Rome in Italy.

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