Special Issue of Journal of Common Market Studies (JCMS): “Macroeconomic Policy Coordination and Domestic Politics: Policy Coordination in the EU from the European Semester to the COVID-19 Crisis.” Vol.60, Issue 1, pp. 1-226, guest editors Amy Verdun and Valerie D’Erman. Online first on 3 December 2021. Articles contained within all supported indirectly by EUROSEM:

  • D’Erman, Valerie, and Amy Verdun (2022). “An Introduction: ‘Macroeconomic Policy Coordination and Domestic Politics: Policy Coordination in the EU from the European Semester to the Covid-19 Crisis’.” DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jcms.13276
  • D’Erman, Valerie, Daniel Schulz, Amy Verdun, and Dennis Zagermann. “The European Semester in the North and in the South: Domestic Politics and the Salience of EU-induced Wage Reform in Different Growth Models.” DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jcms.13274
  • Mariotto, Camilla. “The Implementation of Economic Rules: From the Stability and Growth Pact to the European Semester.” DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jcms.13265
  • Baerg, Nicole, and Mark Hallerberg. “Council Checks of the Commission under the European Semester: Does Member State Power and Euroscepticism Still Matter?” DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jcms.13268
  • van der Veer, Reinout Arthur. “Walking the Tightrope: Politicization and the Commission’s Enforcement of the SGP.” DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jcms.13272
  • Bokhorst, David. “The Influence of the European Semester: Case Study Analysis and Lessons for its Post-Pandemic Transformation.” DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jcms.13266
  • Csehi, Robert, and Daniel F. Schulz. “The EU’s New Economic Governance Framework and Budgetary Decision-Making in the Member States: Boon or Bane for Throughout Legitimacy?” DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jcms.13269
  • Hennis, Marjoleine. “Par le Haut Ou Par les Pays-Bas? French and Dutch Approaches to European Social Policy Compared.” DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jcms.13270
  • O’Dwyer, Muireann. “Gender and Crises in European Economic Governance: Is this Time Different?” DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jcms.13273
  • Bongardt, Annette, and Francisco Torres. “The European Green Deal: More than an Exit Strategy to the Pandemic Crisis, a Building Block of a Sustainable European Economic Model.” DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jcms.13264
  • Fabbrini, Federico. “The Legal Architecture of the Economic Responses to COVID-19: EMU beyond the Pandemic.” DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jcms.13271
  • Vanhercke, Bart, and Amy Verdun. “The European Semester as Goldilocks: Macroeconomic Policy Coordination and the Recovery and Resilience Facility.” DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jcms.13267

Policy Report for IETM (International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts) on the potential utility of the European Semester for freelance artists and cultural sector workers: https://www.ietm.org/en/resources/reports/european-semester-as-a-tool-to-improve-working-conditions-in-cultural-and

Book chapter: Verdun, Amy and Vanhercke, Bart (2022). “Are (some) social players entering European recovery through the Semester back door?” in Social Policy in the European Union: the state of play 2021. Re-emerging social ambitions as the EU recovers from the pandemic. Edited by Bart Vanhercke and Slavina Spasova (in English and in French), chapter 5, pp. 103-126.

Book chapter: Schulz, Daniel F. and Verdun, Amy (2022). “Differentiation and the European Central Bank”, in Benjamin Leruth, Stefan Gänzle and Jarle Trondal (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Differentiation in the European Union, London: Routledge, pp. 200-214, DOI: 10.4324/9780429054136-15.


European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) Working Paper 2021.13: “From the European Semester to the Recovery and Resilience Facility: Some social actors are (not) resurfacing.” Bart Vanhercke and Amy Verdun, with Angelina Atanasova, Slavina Spasova, and Malcolm Thomson. Link for pdf here.


Special Issue of Journal of European Integration: “Economic and Monetary Union at Twenty: A Stocktaking of a Tumultuous Second Decade.” Vol. 42, Issue 2, pp. 287-464, guest editors David Howarth and Amy Verdun.

Howarth, David, and Amy Verdun. (2020). “Economic and Monetary Union at twenty: a stocktaking of a tumultuous second decade: introduction.” Journal of European Integration, 42:3, 287-293, https://doi.org10.1080/07036337.2020.1730348

(This Special Issue of JEI also contains the published versions of the working papers that were presented and discussed at the Leiden University workshop in the Netherlands in November 2018).

Schulz, Daniel. (2020) “Next Generation EU: Why the blueprint for transforming Europe may have been long in the making”, LSE EUROPP Blog, 7 September 2020, https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/2020/09/07/next-generation-eu-why-the-blueprint-for-transforming-europe-may-have-been-long-in-the-making/

Haas, Jörg, Valerie D’Erman, Daniel Schulz, and Amy Verdun. (2020). “Economic and Fiscal Policy Coordination After the Crisis: Is the European Semester Promoting More or Less State Intervention?” Journal of European Integration, https://doi.org/10.1080/07036337.2020.1730356


D’Erman, Valerie, Jörg Haas, Daniel Schulz, and Amy Verdun. (2019). “Measuring Economic Reform Recommendations under the European Semester: ‘One Size Fits All’ or Tailoring to Member States?” Journal for Contemporary European Research, Vol.15, No.2: 231-252. https://www.jcer.net/index.php/jcer/article/view/999