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Scholarly Publications

Impact of "Comitology" - Committees on Policy Implementation within the European Union: An Institutional Choice Perspective

November 1999

The role of oversight committees in closed rule legislation

November 2013

In this article, Professor Christophe Crombez (Stanford University) and Wim Van Gestel (University of Leuven)  formulate a game-theoretical model of closed rule legislation in the presence of...

Fringe Players and the Diplomatic Order: The 'New' Heteronomy

July 2014

This book combines organization theory oriented institutionalism with Eisenstadt's work on comparative liminality, to develop a unique analytical framework and explore the dynamic of stability and...

Other Publications

The Debt Crisis Consummates the End of the European Nation States

September 2012

The debt crisis is clear: Smaller areas can be managed better than large nations. Therefore they should be autonomous - under the umbrella of the European Union.

Many Greeks Still Want a Deal

June 2015

As the Greek national referendum on the proposed austerity package draws near, Stanford political scientist Jens Hainmueller and co-author Yotam Margalit (Tel Aviv and Columbia Universities) share...

Europe after Brexit

March 2017

Austria is perhaps the most dramatic example of this process. In the parliamentary elections of 2013, the Five Star Movement came in second, with 25 percent of the vote.

News

Stanford scholar views France's nationalistic politics with a historical eye

July 2014

Marine Le Pen and the French political party she leads, the National Front, are the topics of a book being written by Stanford Associate Professor Cécile Alduy.Photo Credit: Jacques Brinon/APIn an...

Anti-Semitism surge in Europe reflects loss of values, historical awareness, says Stanford scholar

September 2014

European leaders need to speak out more strongly against the escalation of anti-Semitism, a Stanford professor says."They should be willing to enforce the law," said Russell Berman, a Stanford...

A tight race for the Scottish independence vote

September 2014

Scottish voters go to the polls this Thursday to determine whether to remain part of the United Kingdom, or to become an independent Scotland.  The latest polls show a neck and neck race, a...

Events

Mini-Symposium: Political and Economic Aspects of European Union Enlargement

December 6, 2002

Political Panel 10:00am - 12:00pm Speakers: Leonardo Morlino, Terry Givens, Amichai Adam Magen Economic Panel 11:00am - 12:00pm Speakers: Timothy Josling, Karl Aiginger, Pan Yotopoulos Lunch 12...

Projects

Democracy in the European Union

This project discusses visions of democracy, and analyzes and determines criteria for the evaluation of the democratic character of political systems.
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A Status Report from the Software Decompilation Battle

A source of sores for software copyright owners in the European Union and the United States?For traditional media, such as novels, copyright represents a “bargain” between the individual author and...
English

European Union E-commerce Law Project

This project examines the law and policy of the European Union for e-business activities as well as the relevant economic governance issues and regulatory practices including the transatlantic (EU...
English

Multimedia

Why France and the European Union Still Matter for the United States

February 2015

Is Europe "elderly and haggard", and could France become "the crucible of  Europe" (Jan.

The European Crisis

January 2017

"The European Crisis"Date:  January 17, 2017Venue:  Oksenberg Room, Encina Hall, Stanford UniversitySpeaker:  Andrew Moravcsik, Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University 

People

Photo of Anna Grzymala-Busse Anna Grzymala-Busse Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Timothy E. Josling Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Food Research Institute, Emeritus