Rail and Transport Policy: National Paradigms and Supranational Structures
Making Policy in Europe, Svein S. Andersen and Kjell A. Eliassen, eds, Sage, 2001
24 Pages Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Date Written: 2001
The story of EU rail and transportation policy is about the inter-relation between economic and political integration. The European Union is often seen as a structure for enforcing discipline on governments in a free market. The idealized market is driven by transcendental economic laws of exchange that determine what is efficient and what is not, and that help to shape social institutions.
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