The changing demography of the EU interest system since 1990

Joost Berkhout, David Lynn Lowery

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Abstract

European Union scholars have used a variety of data sources to assess the contours of the EU interest community, including directories maintained by the European Commission and commercial directories of interest organizations active in Brussels. Scholars have typically relied on only one of these sources, the least comprehensive, to assess demographic change in the EU population. We construct and then use a patched-up design focused on the more comprehensive data provided by several directories of interest groups to provide a more valid assessment of demographic changes in the EU interest system since 1990.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)447-461
Number of pages15
JournalEuropean Union Politics
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 10 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Health(social science)
  • Demography
  • Political Science and International Relations

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