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Open Access Journal | ISSN: 2183-2463

The Role of Expert Knowledge in EU Executive Institutions

Academic Editors: Åse Gornitzka and Cathrine Holst (University of Oslo, Norway)

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The Expert-Executive Nexus in the EU: An Introduction
Åse Gornitzka and Cathrine Holst
Editorial | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 31 March 2015
The Organization of Professional Expertise in the European Commission
Johan Christensen
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 31 March 2015
Representative Bureaucracy and the Role of Expertise in Politics
Jarle Trondal , Zuzana Murdoch and Benny Geys
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 31 March 2015
Cynical or Deliberative? An Analysis of the European Commission’s Public Communication on Its Use of Expertise in Policy-Making
Cathrine Holst and John R. Moodie
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 31 March 2015
Epistemic Dependence and the EU Seal Ban Debate
Lars Christian Blichner
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 31 March 2015
The Unexpected Negotiator at the Table: How the European Commission’s Expertise Informs Intergovernmental EU Policies
Meng-Hsuan Chou and Marianne Riddervold
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 31 March 2015
Expertise and Power: Agencies Operating in Complex Environments
Anthony R. Zito
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 31 March 2015
The Limits of Epistemic Communities: EU Security Agencies
Mai'a K. Davis Cross
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 31 March 2015
Driven by Expertise and Insulation? The Autonomy of European Regulatory Agencies
Christoph Ossege
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 31 March 2015
Explaining Differences in Scientific Expertise Use: The Politics of Pesticides
Dovilė Rimkutė
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 31 March 2015
The Implementation of the REACH Authorisation Procedure on Chemical Substances of Concern: What Kind of Legitimacy?
Christoph Klika
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 31 March 2015
The Politics behind the Consultation of Expert Groups: An Instrument to Reduce Uncertainty or to Offset Salience?
Bart Van Ballaert
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 31 March 2015
Societal Inclusion in Expert Venues: Participation of Interest Groups and Business in the European Commission Expert Groups
Åse Gornitzka and Ulf Sverdrup
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 31 March 2015
Variables and Challenges in Assessing EU Experts’ Performance
Cathrine Holst and Silje H. Tørnblad
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 31 March 2015