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Charles B. Blankart

Charles B. Blankart is Professor of Economics at Humboldt University of Berlin.

Titles by This Editor

The leaders of European Union member states have declared that a European constitution should take "a clear, open, effective, democratically controlled Community approach." Their goal—that within the Union, "European institutions should be brought closer to its citizens"—raises many questions about implementation. What is the most effective procedure for connecting citizens' preferences to political action and policy choices at the EU level?