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

JCMS Prize 2017

The winner is:

Samuel D. Schmid, Andrea C. Blättler, and Joachim Blatter

Democratic Deficits in Europe: The Overlooked Exclusiveness of Nation‐States and the Positive Role of the European Union’ 55 (3): 449-467

The JCMS Editors wish to thank the JCMS Prize Jury: Professor Annick Masselot (Canterbury, NZ), Dr Theofanis Exadaktylos (Surrey, UK), Professor Arne Niemann (Mainz), Professor Joachim Koops (Vesalius) and Dr Maria Garcia (Bath)

Previous Winners
Year Author/s Title Volume
2016 Caroline McEvoy The Role of Political Efficacy on Public Opinion in the European Union 54 (5): 1159-1174
2015 (Joint Winner) Stefanie Bailer, Mikko Mattila and Gerald Schneider Money Makes the EU Go Round: The Objective Foundations of Conflict in the Council of Ministers 53 (3): 437–456
2014 (Joint Winner) Swen Hutter, University of Munich and Edgar Grande, University of Munich Politicizing Europe in the national electoral arena: A comparative analysis of five West European countries, 1970-2010 52 (5), pp. 1002–1018
2014 (Joint Winner) Ulrich Sedelmeier, London School of Economics and Political Science Anchoring Democracy from Above? The European Union and Democratic Backsliding in Hungary and Romania after Accession 52 (1), pp.105-121
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