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Welcome to this course

Great that you are joining us! In this course you will learn about the fascinating process of European policy-making and implementation. Before you start studying we invite you to go through our introduction module first. Please introduce yourself on the forum to meet your fellow learners. If you encounter any difficulties while studying, please let us know on the forum. For technical difficulties or questions regarding the course certificate, you can always contact the Coursera Learner Helpdesk. Good luck and we hope you will enjoy studying in this course!...
2 个视频 (总计 8 分钟), 8 个阅读材料
2 个视频
Trailer1分钟
Course introduction5分钟
8 个阅读材料
Course syllabus5分钟
Honors Track Syllabus5分钟
Meet the instructors & the team2分钟
Welcome to Leiden University3分钟
Complete our short survey10分钟
Community Guidelines & Academic Toolkit10分钟
Tips for studying online5分钟
How we grade your quizzes and assignments10分钟
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完成时间为 7 小时

Understanding policy and the European policy process

The course starts by introducing the main concepts such as policy and the policy process, and includes a discussion of what decision-making is. It is shown that in making a decision the decided outcome is not always the most socially desirable state of affairs. This is important to understand in order to appreciate the imperfections of decision-making at the various levels of the European policy process. Furthermore, we explore the European multi-level policy process, as a starting point for the more specialized lectures in the subsequent weeks. In this week, students are also introduced to the policy dossiers to make their choice. ...
7 个视频 (总计 58 分钟), 4 个阅读材料, 8 个测验
7 个视频
How do we understand decision-making?7分钟
The European policy process in brief7分钟
Introducing the policy dossiers5分钟
What is the problem? Residence rights and posting dossiers16分钟
What is the problem? Air quality dossier6分钟
Walkthrough for your assignment 1: Example for Air Quality dossier6分钟
4 个阅读材料
Required readings45分钟
The Honors Track10分钟
Honors Track: Do you join us in our research? (Get your ID)5分钟
Required readings supporting the dossiers45分钟
8 个练习
How do we understand policy?6分钟
How do we understand decision-making?6分钟
End quiz week 130分钟
Research Assignment 1: What is the problem? Residence rights dossier
Research Assignment 1: What is the problem? Posting dossier
Research Assignment 1: What is the problem? Air quality dossier
Test your policy knowledge: exercise 130分钟
Finish this module5分钟
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完成时间为 9 小时

EU Decision-making

Focusing on EU decision-making, the main question is: what can go wrong in the European decision-making process over legal measures? The lectures pay attention to the role of sectoral interests in the EU, and time. Policymakers often seem to be in a hurry, which may impact the choices that are made. Furthermore, in the last lecture we turn our perspective to the international context within which the EU operates. International agreements, for example, can be yet another source for further European legislation....
7 个视频 (总计 58 分钟), 4 个阅读材料, 8 个测验
7 个视频
Sectoral interests in the European Union6分钟
Brussels is always in a hurry6分钟
EU policymaking from an international perspective6分钟
What is the European policy? Residence rights and posting dossiers18分钟
What is the European policy? Air quality dossier6分钟
Walkthrough for assignment 2: Example for air quality dossier6分钟
4 个阅读材料
Required reading: What can go wrong with EU decision-making30分钟
Required reading: Sectoral interest in the EU30分钟
Required reading: Brussels is always in a hurry45分钟
Required reading: EU policymaking from an international perspective15分钟
8 个练习
Sectoral interests in the European Union6分钟
Brussels is always in a hurry6分钟
End quiz week 230分钟
Research Assignment 2: What are the goals? Residence rights dossier30分钟
Research Assignment 2: What are the goals? Posting dossier30分钟
Research Assignment 2: What are the goals? Air quality dossier30分钟
Test your policy knowledge: exercise 230分钟
Finish this module5分钟
4
完成时间为 12 小时

Transposition

Once legal measures have been adopted, the question arises as to what will happen next? For EU directives, the formal requirements need to be transformed into national legislation by member states. We discuss both a legal and a policy perspective on transposition, which provide rather different perspectives on this work. Adopted legal measures may also require further specification, which brings us to the preparation and adoption of delegated and implementing acts. For these acts the European Commission plays an important role. Finally, we look into the role of the European Commission as an actor overseeing transposition in the member states. Does the Commission act as the ‘guardian of the treaties’?...
7 个视频 (总计 74 分钟), 4 个阅读材料, 8 个测验
7 个视频
Transposition as interpretation6分钟
Transposition as behavior: a policy perspective on domestic actors7分钟
The Commission shaping European policy7分钟
The Commission as the guardian of the treaties7分钟
How is the European policy transposed? Residence rights and posting dossier23分钟
How is the European policy transposed? Air quality dossier13分钟
4 个阅读材料
Required reading: Transposition as interpretation
Required reading: Transposition as behavior: a policy perspective on domestic actors30分钟
Required reading: The Commission shaping European policy45分钟
Required reading: The Commission as the guardian of the treaties45分钟
8 个练习
Transposition as interpretation6分钟
Transposition as behavior12分钟
The Commission shaping European policy6分钟
End quiz week 330分钟
Research assignment 3: How is the policy formulated? Residence rights dossier30分钟
Research assignment 3: How is the policy formulated? Posting dossier30分钟
Research assignment 3: How is the policy formulated? Air quality dossier30分钟
Test your policy knowledge: final quiz30分钟
5
完成时间为 14 小时

Implementation

What can go wrong with implementation? In this week, we focus on the main causes of policy failure and success by discussing three different groups of theories. These address systemic features, such as time, capacity and culture, institutional or normative features related to groups and behavioral features. Each group of possible features is briefly explained and discussed in the lectures. Furthermore, attention is given to the involvement of regional and local governments in the implementation of European policy within member states, which provides yet another challenge to European policy implementation. ...
10 个视频 (总计 126 分钟), 5 个阅读材料, 9 个测验
10 个视频
Time, capacity and culture7分钟
Policy fit and related explanations7分钟
Behavioral explanations: interests and veto players8分钟
Involvement of regional and local governments in implementation6分钟
How is implementation nationally organized? Residents rights and posting dossiers22分钟
How is implementation nationally organized? Air quality dossier14分钟
How is the European policy implemented? Residents rights and posting dossiers27分钟
How is the European policy implemented? Air quality dossier20分钟
Walkthrough for assignment 4: Implementation (Air quality dossier)4分钟
5 个阅读材料
Required reading: What can go wrong with implementation?
Required reading: Time, capacity and culture45分钟
Required reading: Policy fit and related explanations45分钟
Required reading: Behavioral explanations: interests and veto players45分钟
Required reading: Involvement of regional and local governments in implementation
9 个练习
Time, capacity and culture21分钟
Policy fit and related explanations8分钟
Behavioral explanations: interests and veto players8分钟
Wiki on the organization of implementation45分钟
End quiz week 430分钟
Research Assignment 4: How is the policy implemented? Residence rights dossier
Research Assignment 4: How is the policy implemented? Posting dossier
Research Assignment 4: How is the policy implemented? Air quality dossier
Implementation
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完成时间为 9 小时

Redesigning EU policymaking

Having experienced the European policy process from European lawmaking to regional and perhaps local implementation, the last week reflects on ways to improve EU policymaking. How can EU policy, but also the policy process be redesigned? What is currently discussed in Brussels? And what are the options? The students will first be introduced to the Better Regulation Agenda of the European Commission, which also aims to improve policymaking. Three different directions of change are discussed in the lectures: (a) the ambition to close the European policy cycle by connecting ex-post evaluations with consultations and impact assessments as tools to prepare for new legislation; (b) introducing more experimentation to obtain better results, and (c) focusing on decentralization as a way of bringing back policymaking power to member states, regional governments or even local government. ...
7 个视频 (总计 73 分钟), 4 个阅读材料, 8 个测验
7 个视频
Better regulation: Legislation that will deliver?7分钟
Consultations, impact assessments, and ex-post evaluations: closing the circle?8分钟
Experimentation for better results7分钟
Decentralization, subsidiarity and proportionality6分钟
How can we improve policy? Residence rights and Posting dossiers20分钟
How can we improve policy? Air quality dossier14分钟
4 个阅读材料
Required reading: Better regulation: legislation that will deliver?
Required reading: Consultations, impact assessment and ex-post evaluations: closing the circle?30分钟
Required reading: Decentralization, subsidiarity and proportionality
Complete our short survey10分钟
7 个练习
Better regulation: legislation that will deliver?10分钟
Consulations, impact assessments and ex-post evaluations: closing the circle?10分钟
Experimentation for better results8分钟
Decentralization, subsidiarity and proportionality12分钟
End quiz week 530分钟
Assignment 5: Why are there differences?
Course Reflection5分钟
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创建者 MMAug 17th 2017

Great course! It offers you important knowledge about the EU policy making process and shows and explains you the tools you need for a good analysis and which will help you to get the best results.

创建者 JFApr 4th 2018

Fantastic course. Thank you Mr Steunenberg, UL and Coursera for making this happen.

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Bernard Steunenberg

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Faculty Governance and Global Affairs

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