Dr. Laura Puccio is a visiting lecturer at the Brussels Schools of International Studies of the University of Kent, teaching the module on EU International Relations Law.
She is a Research Fellow at the Global Governance Programme of the Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies (RSCAS), where she works in the framework of an H2020 research project on EU external relations and EU trade policy. She is also a visiting researcher in the European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) of the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), where she carries out research in law and economics of trade policy. She is also a lecturer at the Institute for European Studies (IEE) of the ULB, where she co-teaches since 2016 a course on European trade law and economics.
Prior to joining the RSCAS, she worked for four years as policy analyst in the European Parliamentary Research Service, first as expert in international trade law and policy and then as expert in legal aspects of EU economic policy. From 2012 to 2014, she was a DISSETTLE- ITN Marie Curie fellow and a post-doctoral fellow at the ULB (ECARES) doing research on law and economics of international trade. During her doctoral studies, she was a visiting scholar at Columbia Law School in New York, a visiting lecturer at the University of Passau and at the Euro-College of the University of Tartu, and collaborated with the RSCAS. She holds a PhD in Law and an LLM from the European University Institute, an MA from Sciences-Po Paris, and a BSc in International Economics from Bocconi University.
EU External Relations Law; International Economic Law (in particular WTO law, international investment law, IMF, and international regulatory processes); Comparative Trade Law (mainly comparison between EU and US); EU Economic Law (in particular substantive and constitutional aspects of EU trade and investment law and EMU law); Interdisciplinary Research Methods (Law and Economics; Empirical Legal Studies; Law and Political Science).
- L.Puccio and Roderick Edward Harte (2018), ‘The European Parliament’s role in monitoring the implementation of EU trade policy’, in O. Costa (eds), The European Parliament in Times of Crisis: Dynamics and Transformations, Palgrave Publishing
- P.Conconi, M,G.Santana, L.Puccio, R.Venturini (2018), ‘From Final Goods to Inputs, the Cascade Protectionism Effect of Preferential Rules of Origin’, American Economic Review vol. 108(8)
- C.C.Cirlig and L.Puccio (2018), Future EU-UK Partnership: Negotiating the framework for future EU-UK relations, European Parliament Research Service Study
- S.Monteleone and L.Puccio (2018), The Privacy Shield: Update on the state of play of the EU-US data transfer rules, European Parliament Research Service In-depth analysis
- L.Puccio and R.Harte (2017), "From arbitration to the investment court system (ICS): the evolution of CETA rules", European Parliament Research Service In-depth analysis
- L.Puccio, G.Sabbati, W.Schoellmann (2017), “CETA and Public Services”, European Parliament Research Service In-depth analysis
- L.Puccio and K.Binder (2017), “Trade and sustainable development chapters in CETA”, European Parliament Research Service Briefing
- S.Monteleone, L.Puccio (2017), "From Safe Harbor to the Privacy Shield: Advances and Shortcomings of the new EU-US data transfer rules", European Parliament Research Service In-depth analysis
- L.Puccio and A.Erbahar, (2016),‘Circumvention of Anti-dumping: a Law and Economic Analysis of Proportionality in EU Rules’ Journal of World Trade, vol. 50(3)
- L.Puccio with P.Conconi, M.G.Santana, R.Venturini, (2016)‘From Final Goods to Inputs, the Cascade Protectionism Effect of Preferential Rules of Origin’,CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11084
- L.Puccio (2016), "Calculation of dumping margins: EU and US rules and practices in light of the debate on China's Market Economy Status", European Parliament Research Service In-depth analysis
- L.Puccio (2015), "The granting of Market Economy status to China - an analysis of WTO law and selected WTO Members' policy", European Parliament Research Service In-depth analysis
- L.Puccio (2015), "Investment Rules in Trade Agreements - Developments and Issues in light of the TTIP debate", European Parliament Research Service In-depth analysis
- L.Puccio (2015), "TTIP and Financial Markets - Regulatory autonomy versus fragmentation", European Parliament Research Service In-depth analysis
- L.Puccio (2014), ‘20 years after Marrakesh: Reconsidering the effects of preferential rules of origin and anti-circumvention rules on trade in inputs and global production networks’, European Yearbook of International Economic Law vol. 5
- L.Puccio (2013), Building Bridges between Regionalism and Multilateralism: enquiries on the ways and means to regulate preferential rules of origin and their impact on the systemic problems of FTA, EUI PhD thesis (Cadmus repository)
- L.Puccio (2013),‘The EU and the IMF’, in Henri de Waele and Jan-Jaap Kuipers, The Emergence of the Union’s International Identity: Views from the Global Arena, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers (Leiden-Boston)
- L.Puccio (2012), ‘The pressure inflicted by the financial crisis on Member States Economic Policy and the Euro Area: de facto creating a EU government despite the status quo maintained in the Lisbon Treaty?’, in M. Trybus and L. Rubini, After Lisbon: The Impact of the New Treaty on European Union and the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, Edward Elgar Publishing