This paper looks closer at the emerging European administrative policy, starting from the observation that albeit EU-driven harmonisation lacks a legal basis in Community law, it is nevertheless an unrefutable fact of national administrative policy.
ARENA Working Paper 17/2002 (html)
Hans Petter Graver
This paper debates the concept of administrative convergence in the light of a putative European model of administration. It is found that ideal-type characteristics may be too general to capture the multitude of administrative and organizational practices.
ARENA Working Paper 26/2002 (html)
Johan P. Olsen