Developing Multilateral Surveillance Tools in the EU

R. de Ruiter

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Abstract

The development of the infrastructure of the Open Method of Coordination (OMC) is an unaddressed topic in scholarly debates. On the basis of secondary literature on the European Employment Strategy, it is hypothesised that a conflict between an incentive and reluctance to act on the EU level on the side of member states limits the choice for a policy instrument to the OMC, and is a driving force behind the development of its infrastructure. From empirical findings on the OMC e-Europe it shows that for the development of the infrastructure of an OMC on a policy field, a need for an instrument has to be present that can neutralise the conflict between an incentive and reluctance to act on the EU level.
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)896-914
Number of pages19
JournalWest European politics
Volume31
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Keywords

  • METIS-250336
  • IR-76584

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