The EU and its Neighbours: reconciling market access, governance, and democracy

The European Union’s relationships with its non-member neighbours present a serious challenge for the continent’s political and economic future. Brexit has brought this challenge into sharp focus, but it is not the only contentious relationship the EU must negotiate, nor is it the first. In this paper, Kevin Featherstone examines the cases of Norway and Switzerland for lessons on the design and impact of future agreements between the EU and external parties.

The EU and its Neighbours: Reconciling market access, governance, and democracy by Kevin Featherstone

About the author
Kevin Featherstone is Eleftherios Venizelos Professor of Contemporary Greek Studies and Professor of European Politics at LSE and Head of the European Institute. He has held visiting positions at the University of Minnesota, New York University, and Harvard University. Before LSE, he held academic posts at the universities of Stirling and Bradford.