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  • Un certain regard: "French" public policy analysis in Europeanization research 

    Radaelli, Claudio M. (Presses de Sciences Po, 2015-01-29)
    In this chapter I discuss some fundamental propositions put forward by Pierre Muller on the study of Europeanization. I then discuss how these propositions have generated a kind of ‘ ecole Pierre Muller ’ on how to ...
  • Institution-driven competition: the regulation of cross-border broadcasting in the EU 

    Harcourt, Alison (Cambridge University Press, 2007-12)
    This article examines the deregulation of cross-broader broadcasting to test its impact on strategies pursued by EU member states. It modifies our understanding of regulatory competition through an institutional explanation ...
  • Institutionalising soft governance in the European information society 

    Harcourt, Alison (Ashgate Publishing, 2008-06)
  • Italian politics and the European Union: a tale of two research designs 

    Quaglia, Lucia; Radaelli, Claudio M. (Taylor & Francis, 2007-09)
    Drawing on the conceptual framework of Europeanisation, we trace the influence of the European Union (EU) on Italian politics by combining top-down analysis (that is, how Italy has adapted to pressure coming from Brussels) ...
  • Encounters with Europe: concepts, definitions, and research design 

    Radaelli, Claudio M.; Pasquier, Romain (Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen, 2006)
    This article examines the issues of research design raised by research on Europeanization. Specifically, we briefly introduce the basic concepts and the classic approach of integration theorists, and move on to discuss two ...
  • Committee governance and socialization in the European Union 

    Quaglia, Lucia; De Francesco, Fabrizio; Radaelli, Claudio M. (Taylor & Francis, 2008-01)
    This article reviews theoretically-grounded empirical studies on committees in the European Union, by focusing on research published from the late 1990s onwards. The aim is to report on the state of the art and to shed ...
  • Reflections on the political economy of the 'war on red tape' 

    Radaelli, Claudio M. (INA - Instituto Nacional de Administração, Portugal, 2007)
    The better regulation agenda of the EU and the Member States has converged around plans for the reduction of administrative burdens. This is often presented as a pragmatic and efficient way to improve on the regulatory ...
  • Governance arenas in EU direct corporate taxation 

    Radaelli, Claudio M.; Kraemer, Ulrike S. (New Modes of Governance Project, 2007)
  • Towards better research on better regulation 

    Radaelli, Claudio M. (2007-01)
    Academic research on better regulation carried out in Europe tends to be narrow in scope and to neglect the political properties of this emerging policy. This state of affairs chimes with the technical, de-contextualised ...
  • Better regulation and the Lisbon agenda 

    Radaelli, Claudio M. (2006-10)
    This paper assesses the congruence between the initiatives for regulatory reform known as ‘better regulation’ and the recently re-formulated ‘growth and jobs’ Lisbon agenda of the European Union. To do that, better regulation ...

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