Ricercatore Tempo Determinato

Palazzo Strozzi

Dipartimento di Scienze politico-sociali
Piazza degli Strozzi, 1
50123, FIRENZE


Mattia Guidi is assistant professor in political science at Scuola Normale Superiore since 2017. He has been a post-doctoral fellow at the Department of Political Sciences, LUISS Guido Carli, from 2013 to 2017. Previously, he was a post-doctoral fellow at Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin (2012–13). He got his Ph.D in Political and Social Sciences from the European University Institute (2012). He has given courses, seminars and lectures in various universities and institutions, including Collegio Carlo Alberto, King’s College London, James Madison University, University of Turin, European University Institute. His research focuses on delegation and institutions, independent regulatory agencies, EU competition policy and EU public policies in general. He has published articles on several international journals, including JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, Regulation & Governance, European Political Science Review, Acta Politica, Comparative European Politics, and book chapters for the publishers Palgrave MacMillan and Routledge. His monograph “Competition policy enforcement in EU member states” (2016) is published by Palgrave MacMillan in the European Administrative Governance series.

5 Most recent publications

  1. Karagiannis, Y., & Guidi, M. (2017). Principal-agent models and EU policy-making. In N. Zahariadis & L. Buonanno (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of European Public Policy (pp. 15–24). London; New York: Routledge.
  2. Schoeller, M., Guidi, M., & Karagiannis, Y. (2017). Explaining Informal Policy-Making Patterns in the Eurozone Crisis: Decentralized Bargaining and the Theory of EU Institutions. International Journal of Public Administration.
  3. Guidi, M. (2016). Competition Policy Enforcement in EU Member States: What Is Independence for? Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  4. Guidi, M., & Karagiannis, Y. (2016). Social democratic parties and antitrust policy: evidence from Western Europe (2002–13). European Political Science Review, 8(4), 495–515.
  5. Guardiancich, I., & Guidi, M. (2016). Formal independence of regulatory agencies and Varieties of Capitalism: A case of institutional complementarity? Regulation & Governance, 10(3), 211–229.

Relevant research projects:

  1. “Varieties of regulatory capitalism: beyond institutional complementarities?” (2016–)
  2. “Beyond European exceptionalism: the European Union in comparative perspective” (LUISS, 2013–2017)
  3. “Politics, Economics and Global Governance: the European Dimensions” (European University Institute, 2011–2012)


Comparative political economy; Regulatory agencies; Institutional design; EU policy-making; Quantitative research methods.