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Dr. Frank Haege

Biography

Dr Frank M. Häge is a Senior Lecturer in Politics in the Department of Politics and Public Administration. He is a graduate of the MA in Public Policy and Management of the University of Konstanz (Germany) and received his PhD from Leiden University (The Netherlands). Before coming Limerick, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Leiden University. His research interests lie in the areas of Legislative Politics, Historical Political Economy, and Research Methods. Geographically, his research focuses on the European Union and Western European countries, especially Germany. He has published on legislative decision-making in the Council of the European Union, inter-institutional negotiations between the European Parliament and the Council, the application of fuzzy set methods in comparative case study research, the measurement of foreign policy similarity in quantitative studies of international relations, and conflict structures in legislative politics of 19th century Germany. His dissertation on committee decision-making in the Council of the EU received prizes for best PhD thesis from the Dutch Political Science Association and the University Association for Contemporary European Studies. A revised version has been published by Routledge. His other work appeared in a variety of peer-reviewed academic journals, including the British Journal of Political Science, European Journal of Political Research, European Union Politics, Journal of Common Market Studies, Journal of European Public Policy, Political Analysis, and West European Politics.

Research Interests

European Union Politics
Legislative Politics
Political Development
Quantitative and Comparative Research Methods

Teaching Interests

PO4102 Methods and Research in Political Science
PO4117 Policy Making in the EU
PO5007 Graduate Seminar in International Co-operation and Conflict
PO5017 Graduate Seminar in Institutions and Policies of the EU

Publications

Books

2013

Bureaucrats as Law-Makers: Committee Decision-Making in the EU Council of Ministers
Häge, FM
(2013) Bureaucrats as Law-Makers: Committee Decision-Making in the EU Council of Ministers
London : Routledge

Book Chapters

2008

Politischer Konflikt und Entscheidungsfindung im Ministerrat der Europäischen Union
Häge, FM
(2008) Politischer Konflikt und Entscheidungsfindung im Ministerrat der Europäischen Union
In Die Politische Ökonomie des EU-Entscheidungsprozesses: Modelle und Anwendungen; Wiesbaden : VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften pp. 133-162

2004

Politische und gesellschaftliche Vetospieler in institutionellen Reformen: Die Transformation der Telekommunikation in OECD-Ländern
Häge, FM; Bauer, JM; Schneider, V
(2004) Politische und gesellschaftliche Vetospieler in institutionellen Reformen: Die Transformation der Telekommunikation in OECD-Ländern
In Der Staat auf dem Rückzug: Die Privatisierung öffentlicher Infrastrukturen; Frankfurt : Campus pp. 241-279

2004

Hauptachsen staatlicher Redimensionierung. Die Rolle von Europäisierung und Globalisierung
Häge, FM; Schneider, V
(2004) Hauptachsen staatlicher Redimensionierung. Die Rolle von Europäisierung und Globalisierung
In Der Staat auf dem Rückzug: Die Privatisierung öffentlicher Infrastrukturen; Frankfurt : Campus pp. 280-313

Peer Reviewed Journals

2019

Rapporteur‐shadow rapporteur networks in the European Parliament: The strength of small numbers
Häge, FM; Ringe, Nils
(2019) Rapporteur‐shadow rapporteur networks in the European Parliament: The strength of small numbers
In European Journal Of Political Research; pp. 209-235
DOI: 10.1111/1475-6765.12277
[ULIR]

2019

Political conflict in Bismarck's Germany: An analysis of parliamentary voting, 1867-1890
Häge, FM
(2019) Political conflict in Bismarck's Germany: An analysis of parliamentary voting, 1867-1890
In Party Politics; pp. 179-191
DOI: 10.1177/1354068817702058
[ULIR]

2017

The Scheduling Power of the EU Council Presidency
Häge FM
(2017) The Scheduling Power of the EU Council Presidency
In Journal Of European Public Policy; pp. 695-713
DOI: 10.1080/13501763.2016.1158203
[ULIR]

2016

Consensus Decisions and Similarity Measures in International Organizations
Häge, FM, Hug, S
(2016) Consensus Decisions and Similarity Measures in International Organizations
In International Interactions; pp. 503-529
DOI: 10.1080/03050629.2016.1138107
[ULIR]

2016

Political attention in the Council of the European Union: A new dataset of working party meetings, 1995–2014
Häge, FM
(2016) Political attention in the Council of the European Union: A new dataset of working party meetings, 1995–2014
In European Union Politics;
DOI: 10.1177/1465116516649062
[ULIR]

2013

Coalition Building and Consensus in the Council of the European Union
Häge, FM
(2013) Coalition Building and Consensus in the Council of the European Union
In British Journal Of Political Science; pp. 481-504
DOI: 10.1017/S0007123412000439
[ULIR]

2013

The effect of codecision on Council decision-making: informalization, politicization and power
Häge, FM,Naurin, D
(2013) The effect of codecision on Council decision-making: informalization, politicization and power
In Journal Of European Public Policy; pp. 953-971
DOI: 10.1080/13501763.2013.795372
[ULIR]

2011

The European Union Policy-Making dataset
Häge, FM
(2011) The European Union Policy-Making dataset
In European Union Politics; pp. 455-477
DOI: 10.1177/1465116511398739
[ULIR]

2011

Politicising Council Decision-making: The Effect of European Parliament Empowerment
Häge, FM
(2011) Politicising Council Decision-making: The Effect of European Parliament Empowerment
In West European Politics; pp. 18-47
DOI: 10.1080/01402382.2011.523542
[ULIR]

2011

Choice or Circumstance? Adjusting Measures of Foreign Policy Similarity for Chance Agreement
Häge, FM
(2011) Choice or Circumstance? Adjusting Measures of Foreign Policy Similarity for Chance Agreement
In Political Analysis; pp. 287-305
DOI: 10.1093/pan/mpr023
[ULIR]

2008

Europeanization and the Retreat of the State
Häge, FM; Schneider, V
(2008) Europeanization and the Retreat of the State
In Journal Of European Public Policy; pp. 1-19

2008

Who Decides in the Council of the European Union?
Häge, FM
(2008) Who Decides in the Council of the European Union?
In Journal Of Common Market Studies; pp. 533-558

2007

The Division of Labour in Legislative Decision-Making of the Council of the European Union
Häge, FM
(2007) The Division of Labour in Legislative Decision-Making of the Council of the European Union
In Journal Of Leglislative Studies; pp. 497-516

2007

Reconsidering the European Parliament's Legislative Influence: Formal vs. Informal Procedures
Häge, FM; Kaeding, M
(2007) Reconsidering the European Parliament's Legislative Influence: Formal vs. Informal Procedures
In Journal Of European Integration; pp. 341-361

2007

Committee Decision-Making in the Council of the European Union
Häge, FM
(2007) Committee Decision-Making in the Council of the European Union
In European Union Politics; pp. 299-328

2007

The Evolution of European Legal Integration
Häge, FM; Selck, T; Rhinard, M
(2007) The Evolution of European Legal Integration
In European Journal Of Law And Economics; pp. 187-200

2007

Constructivism, Fuzzy Sets, and (Very) Small- N: Revisiting the Conditions for Communicative Action
Häge, FM
(2007) Constructivism, Fuzzy Sets, and (Very) Small- N: Revisiting the Conditions for Communicative Action
In Journal Of Business Research; pp. 521-

Book Reviews

2012

Book Review of 'The European Parliament' by Richard Corbett, Francis Jacobs, and Michael Shackleton, London: John Harper, 2011
Häge, FM
(2012) Book Review of 'The European Parliament' by Richard Corbett, Francis Jacobs, and Michael Shackleton, London: John Harper, 2011
In EUSA REVIEW; pp. 14-15
[ULIR]

2008

Book Review of `The Powers of the Union: Delegation in the EU' by Fabio Franchino, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007
Häge, FM
(2008) Book Review of `The Powers of the Union: Delegation in the EU' by Fabio Franchino, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007
In WEST EUROPEAN POLITICS; pp. 1089-1090

2006

Book Review of 'Procedural Politics: Issues, Influence, and Institutional Choice in the European Union' by Joseph Jupille, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004
Häge, FM
(2006) Book Review of 'Procedural Politics: Issues, Influence, and Institutional Choice in the European Union' by Joseph Jupille, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004
In ACTA POLITICA; pp. 440-444

Magazine Articles

2012

The Irish Presidency: Government Strategy in Light of Diverging Expectations
Häge, FM
(2012) The Irish Presidency: Government Strategy in Light of Diverging Expectations
In Government Gazette; pp. 64-

Working Papers

2011

Anticipating Resistance: The Effect of Member State Preferences on the European Commission's Agenda-Setting Activity
Häge, FM and Toshkov, D
(2011) Anticipating Resistance: The Effect of Member State Preferences on the European Commission's Agenda-Setting Activity
In Limerick Papers in Politics and Public Administration 11/1; University of Limerick :
[ULIR]

Thesiss

2008

Decision-Making in the Council of the European Union: The Role of Committees
Häge, FM
(2008) Decision-Making in the Council of the European Union: The Role of Committees
Leiden :

2003

Determinants of Government Size: The Capacity for Partisan Policy under Political Constraints
Häge, FM
(2003) Determinants of Government Size: The Capacity for Partisan Policy under Political Constraints
Konstanz :