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Steffen Hurka

Researcher at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

Publications -  35
Citations -  578

Steffen Hurka is an academic researcher from Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. The author has contributed to research in topics: Parliament & European union. The author has an hindex of 11, co-authored 33 publications receiving 400 citations. Previous affiliations of Steffen Hurka include University of Konstanz.

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Policy Accumulation and the Democratic Responsiveness Trap

TL;DR: The authors argue that the stability of democratic systems will crucially depend on their ability to make policy accumulation more sustainable, and they argue that policy accumulation undermines the pursuit of evidence-based public policy, because it threatens our ability to evaluate the increasingly complex interactions within growing policy mixes.
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Introducing Vertical Policy Coordination to Comparative Policy Analysis: The Missing Link between Policy Production and Implementation

TL;DR: The lack of effective vertical policy coordination between the policy makers at the top and the implementers at the bottom is an important source of deficits in both policy design and implementation.
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Framing and policy change after shooting rampages: a comparative analysis of discourse networks

TL;DR: In this paper, the authors analyse the discourse networks generated by three shooting rampages and formulate hypotheses on the extent to which the framing cohesion of the status quo coalition and perceived causal complexity of the event are associated with varying degrees of subsequent gun policy change.
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Report allocation in the European Parliament after eastern enlargement

TL;DR: In this paper, the authors identify factors that have influenced the chances for Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to become rapporteur in the 2004 eastern enlargement and find that MEPs from the accession countries were at a disadvantage when reports were distributed.