Divergence or convergence? From ever-growing to ever-slowing European legislative decision making

@inproceedings{Koenig2007DivergenceOC,
  title={Divergence or convergence? From ever-growing to ever-slowing European legislative decision making},
  author={Thomas W. Koenig},
  year={2007}
}
This article examines different views of the European Union (EU) legislative decision-making process through a quantitative analysis of all Commission proposals initiated between 1984 and 1999. Using the positions of Member States, the analysis is innovative in two respects: the identification of the relative importance of institutions and preferences for the process of EU legislative decision making, and the empirical evaluation of the ongoing theoretical controversy between constructivists… CONTINUE READING
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