Call for Papers: Workshop on Policy Evaluation in the EU

Dr. Paul Stephenson (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Maastricht University) and Prof. Frans Leeuw (Faculty of Law, Maastricht University; Director of the Netherlands Institute for Applied Security and Justice Research WODC, affiliated with the Dutch Ministry of Justice; former president of the European Evaluation Society) are planning a workshop on ‘Policy Evaluation in the... Continue Reading →

Research associate opportunity

The Chair of Public Policy at the University of Bamberg invites applications for one position as research associate in the research project “Combatting Fiscal Fraud and Empowering Regulators (COFFERS)” funded by the European Commission (Horizon 2020). The position is designed to promote early-career researchers and give successful applicants the opportunity to pursue either a PhD... Continue Reading →

Second EUFINACCO workshop in Berlin

On 17-19 May 2017 the three co-convenors of EUFINACCO, Paul Stephenson (Maastricht University), Hartmut Aden (Berlin School of Economics and Law) and Maria Luisa Sanchez Barrueco (Deusto University) held the second of three workshops on financial accountability in the EU at the Berlin School of Economics and Law. The event brought together 18 researchers and... Continue Reading →

The Commission’s report on the Fiscal Compact and its expected (cautious) assessment

Last February, the European Commission issued its report on the Member States’ compliance with their implementation duties under the Fiscal Compact. Following a rather generous and prudent assessment, the Commission considers that all States have fulfilled their obligations. The “Fiscal Compact – Taking Stock” Report – Better Late than Never On 22 February 2017, the... Continue Reading →

Regulatory cascading in the aftermath of crisis: reforming EU bank structures

In the aftermath of the 2008 global financial crisis, European Union (EU) policy-makers engaged in protracted negotiations to centralise authority in banking supervision and harmonise regulatory practices across the member states. They conferred greater monitoring and rule-making powers to the three European financial sector supervisory authorities (ESAs), adopted stricter capital adequacy requirements in line with... Continue Reading →

Second workshop, Berlin 17-19 May 2017

Following our first EUFINACCO workshop on financial accountability in the EU in May 2016 at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Maastricht University, we are now seeking research papers in progress for our second workshop, which will take place in Berlin this spring at the Berlin School of Economics and Law on 17-19 May... Continue Reading →

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