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Pressures to Reform and the Impact of the Fiscal Crisis

  • Sabrina CavatortoEmail author
  • Antonio La Spina
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Abstract

This chapter considers the role of external pressures vis à vis administrative reforms. To what extent does the transnationalization of policy frames through expert knowledge and cross-national comparisons correspond to the processes of domestication? Is there a type of policy learning that is observable? This chapter analyses the guidance given by the OECD to Italy with regard to international standard setting and benchmarking, and the actions of the European Union through the European economic semester.

Keywords

Transnationalization Expert knowledge Crisis-induced change Policy learning OECD European semester 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of SienaSienaItaly
  2. 2.Luiss Guido CarliFree International University of Social StudiesRomeItaly

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