Regulation expertise

I advise regulators on design and implementation strategy.

My advice is informed by extensive research experience on:

regulatory regimes

monitoring and enforcement strategies

regulator-regulatee relationships



Member of the UK Better Regulation Executive's Network of Experts since 2019

Advisor to the UK Food Standards Agency on enforcement and compliance (2013-2015)

Selected policy reports

Selected peer reviewed publications

  • Etienne J (2015) The politics of detection in business regulation, Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory, 25(1):257-284

  • Etienne J (2015) Making sense of inter-organizational ‘safe spaces’ in business regulation, CARR Discussion Paper n°79, London School of Economics and Political Science.

  • Etienne J (2015) Different ways of blowing the whistle: Explaining variations in decentralized enforcement in the UK and France, Regulation & Governance, 9(4): 309-324.

  • Etienne J (2013) Ambiguity and Relational Signals in Regulator-Regulatee Relationships, Regulation & Governance, 7(1): 30-47.

  • Etienne J (2011) Compliance theory: a goal framing approach, Law & Policy, 33(3): 305-333.

All my publications can be seen on ResearchGate

Peer-reviewer for leading regulation and public administration journals, including:

  • Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory

  • Regulation & Governance

  • Law & Society Review

  • Law & Policy

  • Public Administration

  • Public Administration Review