European Union Policy-making and Governance


June 20, 2016

"If UK voters vote to leave the EU, Britain will face a range of options," outlined Professor Nick Sitter. Sitter has recently published a number of editorials on Brexit, including one on the London School of Economics (LSE) blog TransCrisis as well as on alternatives to Brexit and a Brexit "domino eff

June 16, 2016

Panelists offered different perspectives about the controversial March 2016 agreement between the European Union and Turkey during a discussion at the School of Public Policy's Global Policy Academy on June 10. The EU-Turkey agreement includes the provision that Turkey will accept migrants and refugees to be returned from Greece, and that the EU will start resettling Syrian refugees directly from Turkey.

June 8, 2016

SPP Associate Professor Martin Kahanec and co-editor Klaus F. Zimmermann address some of the most controversial topics related to EU migration today in their latest volume Labor Migration, EU Enlargement, and the Great Recession. "In this book, we look at how the eastern enlargements of the EU in 2004, 2007, and 2013 have affected the EU's ability to weather economic shocks and their impact on national labor markets and welfare systems.

June 7, 2016

"I've been interested in the topic of health care rationing for a long time," explains Olga Löblová (PhD '16). It was that interest that led her to take a closer look at health technology assessment (HTA) agencies. "HTA agencies are public bodies that evaluate available evidence on the medical, economic, ethical, legal, social, and other aspects of health interventions – drugs, medical devices, diagnostic procedures, surgical interventions, etc.," Löblová explains.