• The EU Competencies Project presents a measure of European Union (EU) involvement in policy-making over time: an index of the Europeanisation of policy.
  • Using an internet survey targeting academic experts in individual EU policy areas, the EU Competencies Index dataset provides information on two areas: first, the distribution of authority between EU institutions and national authorities across time and across policy fields; and, secondly, an assessment of the ideological content of EU legislation.


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