Tag Archives: public consultation

From the “Democratic Deficit” to a “Democratic Surplus”: Constructing Administrative Democracy in Europe

By Dr Athanasios Psygkas, Lecturer in Law (University of Bristol). When academics, policymakers, media commentators, and citizens talk about a European Union (EU) “democratic deficit,” they often miss part of the story. My new book, From…

Literature Bulletin. Administrative Law publications, no. 3 (December, 2015)

Behavioral Law and Economics Goldin, J. 2015. Which Way To Nudge? Uncovering Preferences in the Behavioral Age, Yale Law Journal, 125(1): 226-270. Consultation and Participation Kutay, A. 2015. Limits of Participatory Democracy in European Governance,…

A new Interinstitutional Agreement to Improve the Quality of European Legislation

In May 2015, the European Commission presented a set of measures to deliver better rules for better results. This Better Regulation Agenda included the proposal for a new Interinstitutional Agreement on Better Law-Making to help the…

Literature Bulletin. Political Science Publications, n. 4 (3rd Quarter 2015)

Organizational Reputation and Public Accountability Alon-Barkat, S. and S. Gilad. 2015. Political Control or Legitimacy Deficit? Bureaucracies’ Symbolic Response to Bottom-up Public Pressures, Policy & Politics, Advance online publication. Busuioc, E.M. and M. Lodge. 2015.…

Strengthening the National Competition Authorities with more effective enforcement powers: a European public consultation is now open

A correct and effective implementation of the antitrust rules by the National Competition Authorities (NCAs) represents a key lever for the Commission to pursue its own competition policies. It has long been engaged in promoting…

Literature Bulletin. Administrative Law publications, no. 2 (October, 2015)

Behavioral Law and Economics Viscusi, W. K., T. Gayer. 2014. Behavioral public choice: the behavioral paradox of Government Policy, Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, 38(3): 973-1007. Benefit-Cost Analysis Bubb, R. 2015. Comment: The…