An annual prize for the best article published in JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies.

JCMS Prize 2014

The joint winners are:

Swen Hutter and Edgar Grande
Politicizing Europe in the national electoral arena: A comparative analysis of five West European countries, 1970-201’ 52 (5): 1002–1018.

Ulrich Sedelmeier
Anchoring Democracy from Above? The European Union and Democratic Backsliding in Hungary and Romania after Accession’ in the JCMS Special Issue 2014: Eastern Enlargement Ten Years On: Transcending the East-West Divide? (Guest Editors: Rachel A. Epstein and Wade Jacoby), 52 (1): 105-121.

The JCMS Editors wish to thank the JCMS Prize Jury: Costanza Musu (Chair, University of Ottawa), Sebastian Dullien (HTW Berlin) and Dimiter Toshkov (Leiden University).

Previous Winners
Year Author/s Title Volume
2013 Paul Statham, University of Sussexand Hans-Jörg Trenz, University of Copenhagen How EU Politicization can emerge through Contestation: the Constitution Case 51 (5), pp. 965-980

Yves Bourdet, Lund University and Maria Persson, Lund University & Research Institute of Industrial Economics

Completing the European Union Customs Union: The Effects of Trade Procedure Harmonization

50(2), pp. 300-314

Winner: Iain Wilson, Aberystwyth University

What Should We Expect of 'Erasmus Generations'?

49(5), pp. 1113-1140

Runner-up: Giovanni Notaro, Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato

European Integration and Productivity: Exploring the Early Effects of Completing the Internal Market

49(4), pp. 845-869

Tanja Börzel, Freie Universität Berlin

European Governance: Negotiation and
Competition in the Shadow of Hierarchy

48(2), pp. 191-219
2009 Joint Winner: Tracy H Slagter, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh National Parliaments and the ECJ: A View from the Bundestag 47(1), pp. 175-197
2009 Joint Winner: Raya Kardasheva, London School of Econoics & Political Science The Power to Delay: The European Parliament's Influence in the Consultation Procedure 47(2), pp. 385-409
2008 Gerda Falkner & Oliver Treib, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna Three Worlds of Compliane or Four? The EU-15 Compared to New Member States 46(2), pp. 293-313
2007 John Bachtler & Carlos Mendez, University of Strathclyde Who Governs EU Cohesion Policy?: Deconstructing the Reforms of the Structural Funds 45(3), pp. 535-64
2006 Andreas Føllesdal, University of Oslo & Simon Hix, London School of Econoics & Political Science Why There is a Democratic Deficit in the EU: A Response to Majone and Moravcsik 44(3), pp. 533-62
2005 Gallya Lahav, State University of New York at Stony Brook & Anthony Messina, University of Notre Dame The Limits of a European Immigration Policy: Elite Opinion and Agenda within the European Parliament 43(4), pp. 851-75
2004 Jonas Tallberg, Stockholm University The Power of the Presidency: Brokerage, Efficiency and Distribution in EU Negotiations 42(5), pp. 999-1022
2003 Johannes Lindner, University of Oxford & Berthold Rittberger, Mannheimer Zentrum fur Europäische Sozialforschung The Creation, Interpretation and Contestation of Institutions: Revisiting Historical Institutionalism 41(3), pp. 445-73
2002 Ian Manners, University of Kent at Canterbury Normative Power Europe: A Contradiction in Terms? 40(2), pp. 235-58)
2001 Michael E Smith, Georgia State University Diplomacy by Decree: The Legalization of EU Foreign Policy 39(1), pp. 79-104
2000 Jonas Tallberg, Lund University The Anatomy of Autonomy: An Institutional Account of Variation in Supranational Influence 38(5), pp. 843-64
1999 Kathleen McNamara, Princeton University Consensus and Constraint: Ideas and Capital Mobility in European Monetary Integration 37(3), pp. 455-76