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Constructing a European Market: Standards, Regulation, and Governance

Michelle Egan


The European Union's effort to create a single market involves the removal of trade barriers created by divergent national standards and regulations, which need to be reconciled to promote market access and inter‐state commerce. This book provides a comprehensive account of the regulatory strategies and institutional arrangements adopted by the European Union in promoting the single market. It provides a historical overview and detailed case studies of the various regulatory initiatives that have altered the boundaries between the public and private sector in fostering market integration. Effo ... More

Keywords: European Court of Justice, European Union, harmonization, market integration, mutual recognition, regulation, single market, standards, trade barriers, USA

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780199244058
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0199244057.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michelle Egan, author
American University, Washington DC
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