Capturing the legislative priorities of transnational Europarties and the European Commission: A pledge approach
journal contributionposted on 24.09.2021, 15:36 by Petia KostadinovaPetia Kostadinova, M Giurcanu
This article presents a new dataset of pledges made by Europarties during the 2004 and 2009 European Parliament elections, as well as pre-legislative priorities of the European Commission following these elections. The data cover two legislative cycles in the period 2004–2013. The article discusses the rationale behind the development of this dataset, the coding, and the measurement of the variables, and it highlights the applicability of these data.