Webpages tagged with «Governance»

Published Oct. 14, 2015 11:07 AM

In this paper, Diego Praino identifies the essential structure of the EU system of government. He considers both the legal framework and actual practice of the executive-legislature relationship. 

ARENA Working Paper 5/2015

Diego Praino

Published Nov. 9, 2010 10:52 AM

While the integration of levels of governance has become a commonplace in integration studies, few attempts have been made at actually operationalising what such vertical integration implies. This article is an attempt to fill this lacuna by studying the degree of supranational allegiance among civil servants and how cross-national variation in this field may be accounted for.

ARENA Working Paper 05/2001 (html)

Jarle Trondal

Published Nov. 9, 2010 10:52 AM

In pursuit of a norms-based perspective on governance, this paper investigates Schengen debates in the House of Lords; it is shown that British restraints have raised to salience the concept of flexibility as foundational to the emerging EU polity.

ARENA Working Paper 01/2000 (html)

Antje Wiener

Published Nov. 9, 2010 10:52 AM

This paper outlines some theoretical and empirical tasks for an institutional account of European integration, focusing on the uneven development of an EU system of governance.

ARENA Working Paper 02/2000 (html)

Johan P. Olsen

Published Nov. 9, 2010 10:52 AM

This paper gives a succinct analysis of post-war economic governance in the Nordic countries, seen against the concept of a Nordic model.

ARENA Working Paper 06/2000 (html)

Lars Mjøset

Published Nov. 9, 2010 10:52 AM

This paper considers the Commission's use of national regulatory agencies in implementation of EU law. On the basis of a case study of the IMPEL network, an informal forum of coordination between national environmental authorities, it is argued that such networks may enhance effectiveness as well as inter-institutional conflict on EU and national level.

ARENA Working Paper 12/2005 (pdf)

Maria Martens

Published Nov. 9, 2010 10:52 AM

This paper discusses the usefulness of reflexive reason-giving as an approach to transnational and supranational systems of governance. It is argued that deliberation must be supplemented with law and trust as resources for collective action.

ARENA Working Paper 20/2004 (pdf)

Erik Oddvar Eriksen

Published Nov. 9, 2010 10:52 AM

In this paper the question of how to reconcile political unity and diversity, a classic problem of democratic theory, is applied to the evolving European polity. Specific emphasis is put on the dynamic behind voluntary cross-border cooperation and the consequences of such integration to the viability and democratic quality of constituent institutions.

ARENA Working Paper 13/2004 (pdf)

Johan P. Olsen

Published Nov. 9, 2010 10:52 AM

This paper evaluates the processes and interests involved in the development of a more legitimate EU.

ARENA Working Paper 27/1999 (html)

Beate Kohler-Koch

Published July 26, 2010 2:35 PM