Publications and Datasets

Research at EGPP fosters the publication of research in a variety of outlets:

  • Monographs and edited volumes;
  • Articles in refereed academic journals;
  • In-house publications such as the EGPP Working Papers Series, the EGPP Policy Briefs and the special editions EGPP Policy Papers. Inquiries about paper submissions to these series should be addressed to Daniele.Caramani@eui.eu. Acceptance in the series is conditional on an open internal review process.

In addition, EGPP constitutes a platform for datasets to support research on European politics.

2017: Europe’s Bumper Year of Elections

Brigid Laffan and Lorenzo Cicchi, 2018

This edited volume contains a selection of the papers presented during the inaugural EGPP conference on the 2017 election year and alternates between a series of country-specific and thematic chapters, covering many of the crucial elements of the European political and electoral landscape in 2017. Additional chapters devoted to the 2016 Brexit referendum and the 2018 Italian elections round out the volume. Read more…

EU Profiler/Euandi Trend File (2009-2019)

Andres Reiljan, Frederico Ferreira Da Silva, Lorenzo Cicchi, Diego Garzia, Alexander H. Trechsel, 2020

The EU Profiler/euandi Trend File (2009-2019) is a dataset combining party position data from three pan-European voting advice applications (VAAs), developed for the European Parliament elections in 2009, 2014 and 2019. It includes the positions of over 400 parties from the 28 EU member states on a wide range of salient political issues. Read more…

Differentiated EU Integration: Maps and Modes

Frank Schimmelfennig, Thomas Winzen, 2020

This paper reports a descriptive analysis of the historical development and the modes of differentiated integration in the treaties and legislation of the European Union. Whereas the number of differentiations has increased in the course of European integration, it has remained stationary relative to the growth of the EU’s membership, policy portfolio and legal production. Read more…

A Tangible Human Face for Social Europe

Claire Kilpatrick, Bruno De Witte, 2019

The analysis first briefly outlines the growth of Social Europe, from its origins focused on what we call Social Europe for Workers to a much broader focus. It shows how increased attention to Social Europe in the Lisbon Treaty, including in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, was not matched by the EU’s actions, which instead were characterized by a series of regressive moves across a range of EU institutions. Read more…

Catalogue

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Quo vadis, Europa? : five paths, their plausibility and impact

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2021
  • Author(s): HERITIER, Adrienne
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSC, 2021/49, The European Governance and Politics Programme (EGPP)
  • Abstract: The article discusses the plausibility of five different paths of institutional development of the European Union: deepening integration towards a federal state, a differentiated and flexible union, covert integration, a [...]
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EU Profiler/euandi trend file (2009-2019)

  • Type: Dataset
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): REILJAN, Andres, FERREIRA DA SILVA, Frederico, CICCHI, Lorenzo, GARZIA, Diego, TRECHSEL, Alexander H.
  • Series/Report no.: EUI Research Data, 2020, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, [European Governance and Politics Programme]
  • Abstract: The EU Profiler/euandi Trend File (2009-2019) is a dataset combining party position data from three pan-European voting advice applications (VAAs), developed for the European Parliament elections in 2009, 2014 and [...]
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Does differentiated integration strengthen the democratic legitimacy of the EU? : evidence from the 2015 Danish opt-out referendum

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): SCHRAFF, Dominik, SCHIMMELFENNIG, Frank
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/11, European Governance and Politics Programme
  • Abstract: Since the 1990s, European integration has been characterized by a combination of politicization and differentiation. Starting with the Danish referendum on the Maastricht Treaty in 1992, which has led to [...]
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Differentiated EU integration: maps and modes

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): SCHIMMELFENNIG, Frank, WINZEN, Thomas
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/24, The European Governance and Politics Programme
  • Abstract: This paper reports a descriptive analysis of the historical development and the modes of differentiated integration in the treaties and legislation of the European Union. Whereas the number of differentiations [...]
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From a Europe of bits and pieces to a union of variegated differentiation

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): CURTIN, Deirdre
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/37, European Governance and Politics Programme
  • Abstract: Thirty years after the Europe of bits and pieces of the Maastricht Treaty, the EU legal system has evolved beyond fragmentation to accommodate institutionally structured forms of differentiation. This paper [...]
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spaceu2019 final report

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): CICCHI, Lorenzo
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/07, European Governance and Politics Programme
  • Abstract: In occasion of the European Parliament elections of 2019, the EUI in partnership with StatLab launched project Spaceu2019, a two-fold online tool specifically tailored for mobile EU citizens voting either [...]
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External differentiated integration : legal feasibility and constitutional acceptability

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): PEDRESCHI, Luigi, SCOTT, Joanne
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/54, European Governance and Politics Programme
  • Abstract: The concept of external differentiated integration has received only modest attention from the legal community. As such, the concept’s contours have been shaped primarily by political science. There is therefore [...]
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EU solidarity in times of Covid-19

  • Type: Other
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): CICCHI, Lorenzo, GENSCHEL, Philipp, HEMERIJCK, Anton, NASR, Mohamed
  • Series/Report no.: Policy Briefs, 2020/34, European Governance and Politics Programme
  • Abstract: European solidarity is in high demand as the Covid-19 pandemic delivers a deep and asymmetric shock to EU economies and societies. Will there be sufficient supply? Using new EUI survey [...]
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Institutional challenges for external differentiated integration: the case of the EEA

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): FROMMELT, Christian
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/65, European Governance and Politics Programme
  • Abstract: This working paper analyses the institutional challenges related to external differentiated integration in the European Economic Area (EEA). It focuses mainly on the formulation of EEA-relevant EU legislation and its [...]
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The politics of differentiated integration : what do governments want? country report – Bulgaria

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): MARKOVA, Elitsa
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/84, [Integrating Diversity in the European Union], [European Governance and Politics Programme]
  • Abstract: The report analyses the salience of differentiated integration in the programmes of Bulgarian governments, speeches by heads of governments and heads of state and parliamentary debates between 2007 and 2020 [...]
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