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The Commission and the challenges of differentiation post-Brexit: its role and the new inter-institutional balance
(ISL Working Papers;, Others, 2018-01)
Over the last few years the process of European integration has been challenged by several crises. The prompt responses given to them often led the governments of the Member States rather than by EU institutions to take ...
The European Union’s development policy: a balancing act between ‘a more comprehensive approach’ and creeping securitisation
(ISL Working Papers;2012:11, Working paper, 2012)
‘Security’ has become prominent in official EU development discourse in recent years, and references to security concerns are routinely included in policy statements and documents. Our objective in this paper is to determine ...
Differentiated Integration and the Nordic States: the Case of Norway
(ISL Working Papers;2013:2, Working paper, 2013)
Since the early 1990s, the relationship between Norway and the European Union (EU) became increasingly complex and accounts for about three quarters of the European legislation. Despite the outcome of the 1994 referendum ...
Organized systems and the ambiguities of behavior and change. Lessons from universities and jazz orchestras
(ISL Working Papers;, Working paper, 2013)
Institutional change entails balancing multiple competing, inconsistent and often loosely coupled demands and concerns, often simultaneously. The ambition of this chapter is to discuss how organizations balance seemingly ...
'Macro-regionalisation' as a New Form of European Governance: The Case of the Europeans Union's Strategies for the Baltic Sea and the Danube Regions
(ISL Working Papers; 2013:3, Working paper, 2013)
Abstract: With the adoption of the EU Strategies for the Baltic Sea Region in 2009 and the Danube Region in 2011, the European Union (EU) set out to forge a new ‘macro-regional’ approach focussing on functional and territorial ...
The impact of governing networks - the role of context, organizing and trust
(ISL Working Papers;no 1, 2012, Working paper, 2012)
While our knowledge on the form and functioning of governing networks steadily increases, there are still holes in our knowledge of the impact of these networks. Using a multidimensional approach to measuring impacts, this ...
Implementing a health care reform through inter-municipal cooperation : Adaption and implementing the Norwegian cooperation-reform in three inter-municipal health regions
(ISL Working Papers;2012:5, Working paper, 2012)
In this explorative article we will try to identify some issues and questions about how the Norwegian municipalities are preparing to implement the Cooperation reform and the new health care legislation. Our main focus is ...
The anatomy of autonomy : reassessing the autonomy of the European Commission
(CES Working Papers;2006:2;, Working paper, 2006)
When disease is being priced. The Translation of the American DRG system to the hospital sectors in Norway and Denmark : a tentative study aimed at a comparison between Norway and Denmark
(CES Working Papers;2006:3;, Working paper, 2006)
Tensions of governance in the European Commission
(CES Working Papers;2007:3, Working paper, 2007)
This article analyses tensions of governance within the core-executive of the European Union – the Commission. The applied test-bed is seconded national civil servants (SNEs) hired on short-term contracts in the Commission. ...