2017

Published Sep. 22, 2017 11:51 AM

Erik O. Eriksen and Christopher Lord have contributed with a book chapter each in a volume devoted to the challenges the European Union has confronted. 

Published Sep. 17, 2017 8:47 PM

ARENA Working Paper 8/2017 (pdf)

Johan P. Olsen

Journal of European Integration
Published Sep. 8, 2017 2:02 PM

Agustín J. Menéndez focuses on the impact that the European crises have had on the law in the article in the Journal of Law and Society.

Published Sep. 1, 2017 2:27 PM

Jarle Trondal is the editor of the newly published volume The Rise of Common Political Order. Institutions, Public Administration and Transnational Space. It brings together leading research focusing on the conditions for the formation of common political order in Europe. 

Published Aug. 25, 2017 3:53 PM

Stein Arne Brekke analyses the effects of the Common European Asylum System (CEAS) in this report. He presents a thorough quantitative study of the convergence of European asylum recognition rates.

Published Aug. 16, 2017 2:29 PM

In his chapter in Solidarity in the European Union, Erik O. Eriksen deals with the case of Eurozone crisis and the problem of structural injustice and the types of duties it triggers. 

Published Aug. 9, 2017 2:38 PM

Cathrine Holst writes about the phenomenon of seasteads, and the possibility of making expert arrangements in seasteads that are both democratically authorized and accountable, and likely to contribute to increased quality in decision- and policy-making in her contribution to the volume Seasteads. Opportunities and Challenges for Small New Societies.

Published Aug. 9, 2017 1:50 PM

Cathrine Holst et al. contributes a chapter on the Norwegian gender equality policy in the volume Towards Gendering Institutionalism, which is a part of the series Feminist Institutionalist Perspectives.

Published Aug. 9, 2017 1:14 PM

Asimina Michailidou and Hans-Jörg Trenz have published chapters in the volume on Euroscepticism edited by Benjamin Leruth, Nicholas Startin, Simon Usherwood.

Published Aug. 8, 2017 1:29 PM

ARENA Working Paper 7/2017 (pdf)

Michael A. Wilkinson

Published Aug. 8, 2017 1:26 PM

ARENA Working Paper 6/2017 (pdf)

Helene Sjursen

Published Aug. 7, 2017 1:14 PM

In his contribution to Accountability in the EU: The Role of the European Ombudsman, Jarle Trondal and Anchrit Wille examine the institutional development of the European Ombudsman over the past two decades.

Published July 3, 2017 12:22 PM

Asimina Michailidou is co-editor of a book that brings insights into the consequences and effects that online news and social media have on EU politics. The volume includes several chapters by ARENA staff.

The End of the Eurocrats' Dream
Published June 30, 2017 11:47 AM

Helene Sjursen and Christopher Lord have contributed each with new chapters to the revised edition of International Relations and the European Union

Journal of European Integration
Published June 23, 2017 9:29 AM

In this article in International Review of Administrative Sciences, Morten Egeberg, Åse Gornitzka, and Jarle Trondal argue that recruitment based on merit enhances good and non-corrupt governance. The case in point is European Union agencies. 

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.

Journal of European Integration
Published June 8, 2017 11:13 AM

This study by Eva Krick depicts the German government’s strategy of building societal consensus on its 'energy transition'.

Journal of European Integration
Published June 7, 2017 2:11 PM

In this article in Cooperation and Conflict, Johanne Døhlie Saltnes argues that the European Union chose not to sanction Rwanda because of concerns over the negative impact of sanctions on the social and economic conditions in the country. 

Journal of European Integration
Published June 1, 2017 9:15 AM

By using concepts of historic responsibility, Christopher Lord discusses whether decisions member states take together can constrain how any one of them can justifiably leave the EU in the article published in the Journal of European Integration.

Published May 29, 2017 11:07 AM

In her contribution to European Enlargement across Rounds and Beyond Borders, Helene Sjursen suggests that an examination of the EU's enlargement decisions can provide important insights into the Union's own understanding or what it is or should be. 

Journal of European Integration
Published May 24, 2017 9:24 AM

In this latest article in Journal of European Integration, Mai'a Cross argues that European external borders are actually becoming stronger, not weaker, despite the renewed emphasis on national borders within Europe. 

Published May 22, 2017 11:34 AM

In this article, Cathrine Holst and Johan Christensen address both empirical and normative questions about the changing role of academic knowledge on ad hoc advisory commissions through an analysis of Norwegian Official Commissions.

Published Apr. 11, 2017 1:36 PM

Eva Krick presents a comprehensive assessment of input- and output-related dimensions of democratic legitimacy in her recent article. The study challenges the widespread assumption that the decision rule of ‘consensus’, whereby decisions are made by ‘tacit consent’, grants veto power to each participant.

Published Apr. 11, 2017 10:51 AM

ARENA Working Paper 5/2017 (pdf)

Marianne Riddervold and Ruxandra-Laura Bosilca

Published Mar. 24, 2017 10:14 AM

This report edited by Enrico Fassi and Sonia Lucarelli provides a preliminary insight into the EU’s migration policies by examining concepts and understandings as well as their actual application in a set of national cases.