Title: The party political make-up of EU legislative bodies
Authors: Crombez, Christophe ×
Warntjen, Andreas
Hix, Simon #
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: Routledge
Series Title: Journal of European Public Policy vol:15 issue:8 pages:1243-1253
Abstract: This research note provides an overview of the party political makeup of EU legislative bodies for the period 1979–2004 (Commission: 1979–2007) in terms of the left–right and pro-/anti-Europe dimensions. The various methods of measuring political positions are discussed and compared. Measures for the left–right dimension based on party manifestos and expert surveys are relatively strongly correlated for the time period. This is not the case for the pro-/anti-Europe dimension. The dataset is available via the homepage of the European Legislative Politics Research Group (
ISSN: 1350-1763
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Department of Managerial Economics, Strategy and Innovation (MSI), Leuven
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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