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2021. The Territorial Architecture of Government, with Michaël Tatham and Liesbet Hooghe. Governance, 34(3) (online first, April 2021) DOI: 10.1111/gove.12603.


Special symposium on Multi-Level Governance
The British Journal of Politics and International Relations (online Nov 2020 — Vol 22, Issue 4: 753-836)

  1. Charlie Jeffery & John Peterson – Multi-level governance: Reconceptualising Europe’s modernized polity (753-766)
  2. Arjan H. Schakel – Multi-level governance in a ‘Europe with the regions’ (767-775)
  3. Tanja Börzel – Multilevel governance or multilevel government? (776-783)
  4. Michael Zürn – Unravelling multi-level governance systems (784-791)
  5. Hanna Kleider – Multilevel governance: Identity, political contestation, and policy (792-299)
  6. Dorothée Allain-Dupré – The multilevel governance imperative (800-808)
  7. Claire Charbit – From de jure to de facto decentralised public policies: The multi-level governance approach (809-819)
  8. Liesbet Hooghe & Gary Marks –A postfunctionalist theory of multilevel governance (820-826)


2020. A Postfunctionalist Theory of Multilevel Governance, with Liesbet Hooghe. Breakthrough Symposium on Multilevel Governance. British Journal of Politics and International Relations, online available (Aug 20)

2020. Language Difference and Regional Authority, with Sarah Shair-Rosenfield, Sara Niedzwiecki, Sandra Chapman Osterkatz,  Arjan H. Schakel. Regional and Federal Studies, online available (Oct 14, 2020) || replication (stata 15)

2020. Multilevel Governance, with Liesbet Hooghe and Arjan H. Schakel. Chapter 11 in Comparative Politics, edited by Daniele Caramani. Oxford University Press.

2019. Grand theories of European integration in the Twenty First Century, with Liesbet Hooghe. Journal of European Public Policy, 26 (8): 1113-1133.

2019. A Theory of International Organization, co-authored with Liesbet Hooghe and Tobias Lenz. Oxford: OUP, in press. Table of Contents.

2018. Contested World Order: The Delegitimation of International Governance, with Liesbet Hooghe and Tobias Lenz. Review of International Organizations, online first, Nov 2018,

2018The RAI travels to Latin America Measuring Regional Authority Under Regime Change, with Sara Niedzwiecki, Sandra Chapman, and Liesbet Hooghe. Regional and Federal Studies, online August [].

2018. Symposium: Measuring and Theorizing Regional Governance, Territory, Politics, Governance (March 2018), with Kent Eaton, JP Faguet, Imke Harbers, and response by Arjan H. Schakel, Liesbet Hooghe, Gary Marks, Sara Niedzwiecki, Sarah Shair-Rosenfield, and Sandra Chapman Osterkatz, online first March 2018, [].

2017. Measuring International Authority: A Postfunctionalist Theory of Governance: Volume III, co-authored with Liesbet Hooghe, Tobias Lenz, Besir Ceka, Svet Derderyan, and Jeanine Bezuijen, Oxford: Oxford University Press. Table of contents Vol III. For access to the MIA data, click here.

2016. Community, Scale and Regional Governance: A Postfunctionalist Theory of Governance: Volume II, co-authored ms. with Liesbet Hooghe, Oxford: Oxford University Press. Table of contents Vol II.

2016. Measuring Regional Authority: A Postfunctionalist Theory of Governance: Volume I, co-authored ms. with Liesbet Hooghe, Arjan Schakel, Sara Niedzwiecki, Sandra Chapman Osterkatz, and Sarah Shair-Rosenfield, Oxford: Oxford University Press. Table of contents Vol I. For access to the RAI data, click here.

2015. Multilevel Governance and the State, with Arjan H. Schakel and Liesbet Hooghe, for an Oxford Handbook on the Transformation of the State, edited by Stephan Leibfried, Evelyne Huber, John Stephens.

2012Europe and its Empires: From Rome to the European UnionJournal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 50 (1): 1-20.

2012. Beyond Federalism: Estimating and Explaining the Territorial Structure of Government, with Liesbet Hooghe, forthcoming in Publius. Online appendix. Replication data in stata and spss.

2009. Efficiency and the Territorial Structure of Government, with Liesbet Hooghe, Annual Review of Political Science 12 (May): 225-241.

2004. Contrasting Visions of Multi-Level Governance? with Liesbet Hooghe, in Multi-Level Governance, edited by Ian Bache and Matthew Flinders (Oxford: Oxford University Press), 15-30.

2003. Unraveling the Central State. But How? Types of Multi-level Governance, with Liesbet Hooghe, American Political Science Review 97(2): 233-243.

2002. What Do Subnational Offices Think They Are Doing in Brussels?, with Richard Haesly and Heather Mbaye, Regional and Federal Studies 12(3): 1-23.

2001. Multi-level Governance and European Integration, Rowman & Littlefield: Boulder, Colorado, with Liesbet Hooghe. 256 pp. Read Chapter one, two, five, six, eight and ten.

2000. Optimality and Authority: A Critique of Neoclassical Theory, with Liesbet Hooghe, Journal of Common Market Studies 38(5): 795-816.

1999. On the Relationship of Political Opportunities to the Form of Collective Action: The Case of the European Union, with Doug McAdam, in Donatella della Porta, Hanspieter Kriesi and Dieter Rucht, eds. Social Movements in a Globalizing World (New York: St. Martin’s Press), 97-111.

1999. Territorial Identities in the European Union, in Jeffrey J. Anderson, ed., Regional Integration and Democracy: Expanding on the European Experience (Boulder, CO.: Rowman & Littlefield), 69-91.

1997. An Initial Attempt to Explain Reallocation of Authority Among Regimes, with Reference to Diffusion of Authority in European Integration and the Disintegration of the Carolingian Empire, APSA meeting, Washington DC, August 1997.

1997. A Third Lens: Comparing European Integration and State Building, in Jytte Klausen and Louise A. Tilly, eds., European Integration in Social and Historical Perspective: 1850 to the Present (New York: Rowman & Littlefield), 23-50. Reprinted in Neill Nugent, ed., Theories of European Integration (Aldershot: Dartmouth, 1997).

1996. Governance in the European Union, with Fritz Scharpf, Philippe Schmitter, Wolfgang Streeck. London: Sage Press, 182 pp.

1996. An Actor-Centered Approach to Multi-Level Governance, Regional and Federal Studies 6(2): 20-40.

1996. Competencies, Cracks, and Conflicts: Regional Mobilization in the European Union, with Francois Nielsen, Jane Salk, and Leonard Ray, Comparative Political Studies 29(2): 164-193.

1996. European Integration and the State: Multi-level vs. State Centric Governance, with Liesbet Hooghe and Kermit Blank, Journal of Common Market Studies 34 (3): 341-378.

1996. Europe With the Regions: Channels of Subnational Representation in the European Union, with Liesbet Hooghe, Publius 26 (1): 73-92.

1996. Exploring and Explaining Variation in EU Cohesion Policy, in Liesbet Hooghe, ed., European Integration and EU Cohesion Policy: Building Multilevel Governance, (Oxford: Oxford University Press), 388-422.

1996. Social Movements and the Changing Structure of Political Opportunity in the European Community, with Doug McAdam, West European Politics 18(2): 249-278.

1995. La Transformación de la Movilización Regional en la Unión Europea, (“The Transformation of Regional Mobilization in the European Union”), with Ivan Llamazares, Revista de Estudios Políticos 22(1): 149-170.

1993. Structural Policy and Multilevel Governance in the EC, in Alan Cafruny and Glenda Rosenthal, eds., The State of the European Community, (New York: Lynne Rienner,), 391-410.

1992. Structural Policy in the European Community, in Alberta Sbragia, ed., Europolitics: Institutions and Policy Making in the ‘New’ European Community , (Washington D.C.: The Brookings Institution), 191-224.

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