Webpages tagged with «accountability»

Journal of European Integration
Published June 12, 2017 11:04 AM

Cathrine Holst has co-authored this article in Social Epistemology with Anders Molander. They  discuss the conditions for legitimate expert arrangements within a democratic order and from a deliberative systems approach.

Published Apr. 13, 2015 10:37 AM

By examining the case of the European Research Area, the authors document patterns of differentiated integration across governance levels and discuss how a number of factors shape these patterns.

ARENA Working Paper 2/2015 (pdf)

Tatiana Fumasoli, Åse Gornitzka and Benjamin Leruth

Published Mar. 17, 2015 8:34 AM

The Nordic parliaments are similar in that they all exercise a robust style of oversight of their respective governments' conduct of EU affairs; they exemplify a common "Nordic model" of parliamentary scrutiny. However, the Parliaments differ in how they engage directly with the EU. This paper does a comparative analysis of the Norwegian Parliaments' actions and responses to the controversial EU legislative proposal, the 2012 Monti II Regulation concerning the right to strike.

ARENA Working Paper 1/2015 (pdf)

Ian Cooper

Published Mar. 6, 2014 1:06 PM

This paper assesses to what extent the Interinstitutional Agreement has strengthened the European Parliament’s ability to hold the Council to account for its foreign policy. The analysis finds that this arrangement introduces an element of checks and balances, however, its effect is limited by certain restrictions and the lack of sanction mechanisms.

ARENA Working Paper 1/2014 (pdf)

Guri Rosén

Published Nov. 9, 2010 10:52 AM

In this paper Egeberg and Heskestad 'unpack' the demographic composition in terms of nationality of the three latest commissions’ cabinets. Based on studies of comparable phenomena, they find reason to believe that decomposition of a particular demographical cluster within an organisational unit reduces the impact of such demographical factors on officials’ decision behaviour.

ARENA Working Paper 25/2008 (pdf)

Morten Egeberg and Andreas Heskestad