Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL3081: Markets, Regulation and Europeanisation

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Dyson, K. (2000). "EMU as Europeanization: Convergence, diversity and contingency." Journal of Common Market Studies38(4): 645-666.


Enderlein, H. and A. Verdun (2009). "EMU's teenage challenge: what have we learned and can we predict from political science?" Journal of European Public Policy16(4): 490 - 507.


                Egan, M. (1998). "Regulatory strategies, delegation and European market integration." Journal of European Public Policy5(3): 485-506.


Exadaktylos, T. and C. Radaelli (2009). "Research Design in European Studies: The Case of Europeanization." Journal of Common Market Studies47(3): 507-530.


Falkner, G., Ed. (2011). The EU's Decision Traps. Comparing Policies. Oxford, Oxford University Press.


Featherstone, K. and C. M. Radaelli (2003). (Eds) The Politics of Europeanisation. Oxford, Oxford University Press.


Glaeser, E. L. and A. Shleifer (2003). "The rise of the regulatory state." Journal of Economic LiteratureXLI(June): 401-425.


Genschel, P. and T. Plumper (1997). "Regulatory competition and international cooperation." Journal of European Public Policy4(4): 626-642.


Jabko, N. (2006). Playing the Market: A Political Strategy for Uniting Europe, 1985-2005. Ithaca and London, Cornell University Press.


Leiren, M.D. and L. Parks (2014). “When trade unions succeed: Cases of blocked liberalization in the common market” European Journal of Political Research, in early view, doi: 10.1111/1475-6765.


Majone, G. D. (1999). "The regulatory state and its legitimacy problems." West European Politics22(1): 1-24.


Majone, G.D. (2014). “Policy harmonization: Limits and alternatives” Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, in press.


Maggetti, M. (2013) “The rewards of competition: The effects of membership in European regulatory networks” European Journal of Political Research, doi: 10.1111/1475-6765


Meunier, S. and K. Nicolaidis (2006). "The European Union as a conflicted trade power." Journal of European Public Policy13(6): 906-925.


Monti, M. (2010) A new strategy for the single market. At the service of Europe’s economy and society, http://ec.europa.eu/bepa/pdf/monti_report_final_10_05_2010_en.pdf.

Pelkmans, J. (2012) “The European single market: How far from completion?”, InterEconomics, 2. Free download from www.intereconomics.eu


Princen, S. (2002). European Union Regulation and Transatlantic Trade. Dordrecht, NL, Kluwer Law International.


Radaelli, C. M. (2004). "The puzzle of regulatory competition." Journal of Public Policy24(1): 3-23.


Radaelli, C. M. and U. S. Kraemer (2008). "Governance Areas in EU Direct Tax Policy." Journal of Common Market Studies46(2): 315-336.


Radaelli, C. M. and A. C. M. Meuwese (2010). "Hard Questions, Hard Solutions: Proceduralisation through Impact Assessment in the EU  " West European Politics33(1): 136-153.


                Salines, M., et al. (2012). "Existential crisis, incremental response: the Eurozone's dual institutional evolution 2007–2011." Journal of European Public Policy19(5): 665-681.


Thatcher, M. (2004). "Winners and losers in Europeanization: reforming the national regulation of telecommunications." West European Politics27: 284-309. doi: 10.1111/1475-6765.


Thatcher, M. (2014). “European Commission merger control: Combining competition and the creation of larger European firms” European Journal of Political Research, available in early view.


Thatcher, M. and D. Coen (2008). "Reshaping European regulatory space: An evolutionary analysis." West European Politics31(4): 806-836.


                Woll, C. (2006). "The road to external representation: the European Commission's activism in international air transport." Journal of European Public Policy13(1): 52-69.


Woll, C. and A. Artigas (2007). "When trade liberalization turns into regulatory reform: The impact on business-government relations in international trade politics." Regulation & Governance1(2): 121-138.


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