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Ripples in a Rising Tide: Why Some EU Regions Receive More Structural Funds than Others
We investigate the distribution of European Union (EU) Structural Funds across EU regions. We draw from literature concerning the political economy of national intergovernmental grants, and regarding
Partisan Politics in Regional Redistribution
The current debate on the role of regional politics in the Euro pean Union (EU) is dominated by approaches that focus upon either intergovernmental bargaining or multi-level govern ance. Because
Who Cares? European Public Opinion on Foreign Aid and Political Conditionality
We provide evidence on the individual and country-level determinants of citizens' support for political conditionality in foreign aid, using novel survey data for 27 European countries. Based on the
Explaining the strength of civil society: Evidence from cross-sectional data
A number of societal and institutional factors enhance the development of a vibrant civil society, such as a country’s socioeconomic traditions and societal structure, political institutions, or
Capitalist junctures: Explaining economic openness in the transition countries
.  Current transition theories attribute the varying economic openness of post-communist countries to the lack of democracy or the inhibiting veto power of vested interests. In this article, the
European Union Development Policy: Collective Action in Times of Global Transformation and Domestic Crisis
This special issue of Development Policy Review reflects on European Union (EU) efforts to build a more effective global development policy amid a rapidly changing international context. As 2030
The European Union as a Collective Actor: Aid and Trade in African Public Opinion
Perceptions of the impact and effectiveness of development aid are used to assess whether the EU is viewed as a collective actor in foreign aid policy. Using Afrobarometer data, we explore the image
www.ssoar.info Partisan Politics in Regional Redistribution: Do Parties Affect the Distribution of EU Structural Funds across Regions?
The current debate on the role of regional politics in the European Union (EU) is dominated by approaches that focus upon either intergovernmental bargaining or multi-level governance. Because
THE EUROPEAN UNION AS A ‘POWER THROUGH TRADE’:
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