Working Papers

Information

The Center welcomes the submission of previously unpublished research papers for inclusion in the Center’s working paper series. In selecting papers for inclusion in the series, preference will be given to papers with the following characteristics:

  • Papers with direct relevance to the current situation of the European Union, including its member states; and
  • Papers likely to appear later in quality, peer-reviewed journals or similar publications, as demonstrated by prior or simultaneous submission to the same.

The Center reserves the right to commission papers for its series.


Application Procedures

Applicants should submit the following to the EU Center:

  • Letter of application
  • Current C.V.
  • Proposed working paper
  • Evidence of its prior or simultaneous submission to a quality, peer-reviewed journal

Applications for working papers are accepted on a rolling basis.


Working Papers

The European Union Center of California Working Paper Series disseminates the early findings of scholarly work in order to encourage the exchange of ideas about European Union and European integration issues. The findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed in this paper are entirely those of the author, and do not necessarily represent the view of the European Union Center of California or its sponsors.

2013

Europe: a continent in decline or a model for the future?
Lionel Jospin – Former French Prime Minister and Former French Presidential Candidate

2009

From Vicious to Virtuous Circle: Moralistic Trust, Diffuse Reciprocity, and the American Security Commitment to Europe
Brian Rathbun – International Relations, University of Southern California

2008

Ten Years EMU: An Assessment of Ten Critical Claims
Amy Verdun – Political Science, University of Victoria

2007

Policy Design Implications from the Interactions between Renewable Energy Policies and Carbon Regulation
Hal T. Nelson – School of Politics and Economics, Claremont Graduate University

The European Union: 50 Years of Peace, Prosperity and Partnership
David Andrews – Politics and International Relations, Scripps College
Christian Stocks – Consul General of Germany
Hannele Tikkanen – Delegation of the European Commission

2006

Preface
David M. Andrews – Politics and International Relations, Scripps College

The Bretton Woods Agreement as an Invitation to Struggle
David M. Andrews – Politics and International Relations, Scripps College

The Kennedy System and the Return of Central Bank Collaboration
David M. Andrews – Politics and International Relations, Scripps College

The World Bank, Stabilization Loans, and Balance of Payments Financing: “Lost” Pieces of the Bretton Woods Liquidity Architecture
Jeffery M. Chwieroth – International Relations, London School of Economics

Trade, GATT and the US Balance of Payments in the 1960s
Lucia Copplaro – European University Institute

A Private Law Perspective on 20th Century Monetary History
Richard Gold – Faculty of Law, McGill University

The Canadian Float and the Ambiguity of the Bretton Woods
Eric Helleiner – Political Science, University of Waterloo

Multilateral Surveillance in the Bretton Woods Order
Louis W. Pauly – University of Toronto

In the Policy Mix: Incomes Policies as “First Lines of Defense” in the Bretton Woods Era
Wesley W. Widmaier – Political Science, St. Joseph’s University

The Early Years of Bretton Woods: Economic Power, Postwar International Finance and the Original Postwar Use of ‘Conditionality’
Anastasia Xenias – Graduate School of Arts and Science, Department of Political Science, Columbia University

Regaining Autonomy: The Federal Republic and Flexible Exchange Rates
Hubert Zimmerman – Government, Cornell University

The Bretton Woods Years: One System or Many?
David M. Andrews – Politics and International Relations, Scripps College

2004

Security, Markets and Power: The Relationship Between EU Enlargement and Immigration
Harlan Koff – Political Studies, Pitzer College

2003

Information Systems Acquisition and Development in Central and Eastern Europe: Lessons from the Macedonian Railways
Patrick Little – Engineering, Harvey Mudd College
Andreas Aeppli – Executive Officer, Reebie Associates (Cambridge, MA)

International Imperatives and Tax Reform: Lessons from Postcommunist Europe
Hilary Appel – Government, Claremont McKenna College

Governance of the Irish Labor Market 1987-2000: FAS, the EU and the Irish State
Nigel Boyle – Political Studies, Pitzer College

2002

Organizing Principals: The European Commission as an Agent for Monetary Integration
David M. Andrews – Politics and International Relations, Scripps College

Regional Integration and Domestic Institutional Homogeneity: A Comparative Analysis of Regional Integration in the Americas, Pacific Asia, and Western Europe
Yi Feng – School of Politics and Economics, Claremont Graduate University
Gaspare M. Genna – School of Politics and Economics, Claremont Graduate University

2001

RU 486 and Abortion Practices in Europe: From Legalization to Access
Elizabeth Crighton – Politics, Pomona College
Martina Ebert – European Union Center of California

Currency Coalitions and the Monetary Balance of Power
David M. Andrews – Politics and International Relations, Scripps College

2000

The Politics of Sin: The Emerging Conflict over Cultural Autonomy in the European Union
Paulette Kurzer – Political Science, University of Arizona

Fiscal Rigor or Rigor Mortis: Analysis of the Stability Pact
Thomas D. Willett – Horton Professor of Economics, Claremont Graduate University and Claremont McKenna College

Passport to Unity: European Immigration Policy from Schengen to Amsterdam
Julie Watts – Post-Doctoral Fellow, European Union Center of California

Immigration and Integration: Challenges Facing the European Union During the Portuguese Presidency
Dr. Mario Soares – Member of the European Parliament

Building Capacity: The Institutional Foundations of EMU
David M. Andrews – Politics and International Relations, Scripps College

Restitution and Retrodiction: Talking Back to the Past in Post-Communist East-Central Europe
Alexander M. Karn – Claremont Graduate University

Restitution and Amending Historical Injustices in International Morality
Elazar Barkan – Cultural Studies, Claremont Graduate University

Explaining Institutional Change in the European Union: What Determines the Voting Rule in the Council of Ministers?
Craig Volden – Claremont Graduate University
Clifford J. Carrubba – Emory University

1999

Conference on Issues in Global Electronic Commerce
John W. Cioffi – BRIE, University of California, Berkeley
Cynthia Berg – BRIE, University of California, Berkeley

Governing by Committee: The Case of Monetary Policy
Amy Verdun – Political Science, University of Victoria

Institutional Reform and Codecision in the European Union
Cristophe Crombez – Political Economy, University of Leuven

The Eastward Expansion of the West: From the Berlin Wall to the Yugoslav Wall
Dr. Dimitriji Rupel – Ambassador of Slovenia to the United States

Transatlantic Trade on Steroids: The Ongoing Saga of the Beef-Hormone Dispute
Tim Josling – Institute for International Studies, Stanford University