EIF Implementation Database


This is a list of the studies currently included in the database. If you want to suggest a study to be included, please write to dtoshkov@fsw.leidenuniv.nl


Berglund, S., Gange, I. & Waarden, F. v. (2006) Mass Production of Law. Routinization in Transposition of European Directives. A Sociological-Institutionalist Account. Journal of European Public Policy, 13, 692-716.

Bergman, T. (2000) The European Union As the Next Step of Delegation and Accountability. European Journal of Political Research, 37, 415-429.

Borghetto, E., Franchino, F. & Giannetti, D. (2006) Complying with Transposition Deadlines of EU Directives: Evidence from Italy. Rivista italiana di Politiche Pubbliche, 1, 7-38.

Börzel T. A., Hofmann T., Panke D. and Sprungk C. (2010) 'Obstinate and Inefficient: Why Member States Do Not Comply with European Law', Comparative Political Studies 43(11), 1363-90.

Börzel, T. A., Dudziak, M., Hofmann, T., Panke, D. & Sprungk, C. (2007) Recalcitrance, Inefficiency and Support for European Integration. Why Member States Do (Not) Comply with European Law. CES Working Paper, Harvard University

Falkner, G., Treib, O., Hartlapp, M. & Leiber, S. (2005) Complying with Europe? The Impact of EU Minimum Harmonisation and Soft Law in the Member States, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

Giuliani, M. (2003) Europeanization in Comparative Perspective: Institutional Fit and National Adaptation. IN Featherstone, K. & Radaelli, C. M. (Eds.) The Politics of Europeanization. Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Giuliani, M. (2004) UE Compliance: Macro, Meso or No Institutions At ALl? URGE Working Paper.

Haverland M, Steunenberg B and Van Waarden F (2010) 'Sectors at Different Speeds: Analysing Transposition Deficits in the European Union', JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies 48(1), 1-27.

Haverland, M. & Romeijn, M. (2007) Do Member States Make European Policies Work? Analysing the EU Transposition Deficit. Public Administration, 85, 757-78.

Hille, P. & Knill, C. (2006) ‘It`s the Bureaucracy, Stupid`: The Implementation of the Acquis Communautaire in EU Candidate Countries, 1999-2003 European Union Politics, 7, 531-552.

Jensen, C. B. (2007) Implementing Europe: A Question of Oversight. European Union Politics, 8, 451-477.

Kaeding, M. (2006) Determinants of Transposition Delay in the European Union. Journal of Public Policy, 26, 229-253.

Kaeding, M. (2008) Lost in Translation or Full Steam Ahead: The Transposition of EU Transport Directives across Member States. European Union Politics, 9, 115-143.

Knill, C. & Tosun, J. (2009a) Hierarchy, networks, or markets: how does the EU shape environmental policy adoptions within and beyond its borders? Journal of European Public Policy, 16, 873 - 894.

Knill, C. & Tosun, J. (2009b) Post-accession transposition of EU law in the new member states: a cross-country comparison. European Integration online Papers, Special Issue 2, Vol. 13, Art. 18

König, T. & Luetgert, B. (2009) Troubles with Transposition? Explaining Trends in Member-State Notification and the Delayed Transposition of EU Directives. British Journal of Political Science, 39, 163-194.

König, T. & Mäder, L. (2008) Cabinets and the transposition of EC directives, Paper presented at the 4th ECPR Pan-European Conference on EU Politics, Riga, 25 to 27 September 2008

Lampinen, R. & Uusikyla, P. (1998) Implementation Deficit - Why Member States do not Comply with EU Directives? Scandinavian Political Studies, 21, 231-251.

Linos, K. (2007) How Can International Organizations Shape National Welfare States? Evidence From Compliance With European Union Directives Comparative Political Studies, 40, 547-570.

Luetgert, B. & Dannwolf, T. (2009) Mixing Methods: A Nested Analysis of EU Member State Transposition Patterns. European Union Politics, 10, 307-334.

Mastenbroek, E. (2003) Surviving the Deadline. The Transposition of EU Directives in the Netherlands. European Union Politics, 4, 371-395.

Mbaye, H. (2001) Why National States Comply with Supranational Law? Explaining Implementation. Infringements in the European Union, 1972-1993. European Union Politics, 2, 259-281.

Perkins, R. & Neumayer, E. (2007) Do Membership Benefits Buy Regulatory Compliance?: An Empirical Analysis of EU Directives 1978-99 European Union Politics, 8, 180-206.

Siegel, S. (2006) Law and Order in the European Union: Explaining Variations in Compliance with European Union Law. WZB Discussion Paper, IV, 1-30.

Steunenberg, B. & Kaeding, M. (2009) `As time goes by`: Explaining the transposition of maritime directives. European Journal of Political Research, 48, 432-454.

Steunenberg B and Rhinard M (2010) 'The Transposition of European Law in EU Member States: Between Process and Politics', European Political Science Review 2(03), 495-520.

Steunenberg, B. & Toshkov, D. (2009) Comparing transposition in the 27 member states of the EU: the impact of discretion and legal fit. Journal of European Public Policy, 16, 951 - 970.

Thomson, R. (2007) Time to Comply: National Responses to Six EU Labour Market Directives Revisited. West European Politics, 30, 987 - 1008.

Thomson, R. (2009) Same effects in different worlds: the transposition of EU directives. Journal of European Public Policy, 16, 1-18.

Thomson R (2010) 'Opposition through the Back Door in the Transposition of EU Directives', European Union Politics 11(4), 577-96.

Thomson, R., Torenvield, R. & Arregui, J. (2007) The Paradox of Compliance: Infringements and Delays in Transposing European Union
Directives. British Journal of Political Science, 37, 685-709.

Toshkov, D. (2007a) In search of the worlds of compliance: culture and transposition performance in the European Union. Journal of European Public Policy, 14, 933-954.

Toshkov, D. (2007b) Transposition of EU Social Policy in the New Member-States. Journal of European Social Policy, 17, 335-348.

Toshkov, D. (2008) Embracing European Law: Transposition of EU directives in Central and Eastern Europe. European Union Politics, 9, 379-342.

Zhelyazkova, A. & Torenvlied, R. (2009) The Time-Dependent Effect of Conflict in the Council on Delays in the Transposition of EU Directives. European Union Politics, 10, 35-62.

Zubek R and Staronova K (2010) 'Ministerial Transposition of EU Directives: Can Oversight Improve Performance?', EIF Working Papers, (9), 1-32. Available at: http://www.eif.oeaw.ac.at/downloads/workingpapers/wp2010-09.pdf