Twenty Years of Co-decision Since Maastricht: Inter- and Intrainstitutional Implications

  title={Twenty Years of Co-decision Since Maastricht: Inter- and Intrainstitutional Implications},
  author={Anne Rasmussen},
  journal={Journal of European Integration},
  pages={735 - 751}
  • A. Rasmussen
  • Published 29 October 2012
  • Economics
  • Journal of European Integration
Abstract One of the most important institutional changes in the history of the EU was the introduction of the co-decision procedure in 1993. This new legislative procedure has transformed the EU system of governance by affecting both the balance of power between the EU institutions and their internal workings. This contribution takes stock of the first 20 years of co-decision by systematically bringing together and reviewing the findings in the existing literature on EU co-decision. Empirical… 

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