The Europeanization of Interest Intermediation: French Trade Associations in Comparative Perspective

Research question/goal: 

The research project focuses on French trade associations, their organisation, structure and strategies for European interest representation and their integration into the European policy making process. On the basis of a comprehensive survey of trade associations in France, Germany, the United Kingdom, and at the European level, the existing differences and similarities between intermediate structures of the European Union and its member states are explained in theoretical terms.

Fact sheet

Thyssen Stiftung / MZES
1998 to 2002
Data Sources: 
Survey; Interviews
Geographic Space: 
France; EU