Prof. Dr. Cornelia Woll



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2014: The Power of Inaction: Bank Bailouts in Comparison. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.
2011: Le lobbying à rebours: L'influence du politique sur la stratégie des grandes entreprises. Paris: Presses de Sciences Po. Translation of Firm Interests by Isabelle Menneson.
2008: Firm Interests: How Governments Shape Business Lobbying on Global Trade. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.  



Edited Volumes

2013: (eds.), Economic Patriotism in Open Economies. Journal of European Public Policy Series. London: Routledge (with Ben Clift); reprinted from special issue: “Economic Patriotism: Political Intervention in Open Economies,” Journal of European Public Policy, Vol. 19, No. 3, 2012 (with Ben Clift).
2004: (eds.), Les usages de l’Europe : acteurs et transformations européennes. Paris: L’Harmattan (with Sophie Jacquot).



Journal Articles

2014: “Bank Rescue Schemes in Continental Europe: The Power of Collective Inaction,” Government and Opposition, Vol. 49, No. 3, pp. 426–451.

2014: “Saving the Banks: The Political Economy of Bailouts,” Comparative Political Studies, Vol. 47, No. 6, p. 574–600 (with Emiliano Grossman).

2013: “Future Research in International Political Economy,” Review of International Political Economy, Vol. 20, No. 4, p. 1009-1023 (with Juliet Johnson, Len Seabrooke, Daniel Mügge, Ilene Gabel, and Kevin Gallagher).

2013: “Moral Categories in the Financial Crisis,” Discussion Forum with Marion Fourcade, Philippe Steiner and Wolfgang Streeck, Socio-Economic Review, Vol. 11, No. 3, p. 601–627.

2013: “Lobbying under Pressure: The Effect of Salience on European Hedge Fund Regulation,” Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 51, No. 3, p. 555–572.

2012: “Open Skies, Closed Markets: Future Games in the Negotiation of Air Transport,” Review of International Political Economy, Vol. 19, No. 5, p. 918–941.

2012: “The Brash and the Soft-Spoken: Lobbying Styles in a Transatlantic Comparison,” Interest Groups and Advocacy, Vol. 1, No. 2, p. 193–214.

2012: “Economic Patriotism: Reinventing Control Over Open Markets,” Journal of European Public Policy, Vol. 19, No. 3, p. 307–323 (with Ben Clift).

2011: "The French Debate over the Bolkestein Directive," Comparative European Studies, Vol. 9, No. 2, p.344–366 (with Emiliano Grossman).

2010: "Using Europe: Strategic Action in Multilevel Politics," Comparative European Politics, Vol. 8, No. 1, p. 110–126 (with Sophie Jacquot).

2008: “Action publique européenne : les acteurs stratégiques face à l’Europe,” Politique européenne, No. 25, p. 161–192 (with Sophie Jacquot).

2007: “Leading the Dance? Power and Political Resources of Business Lobbyists” Journal of Public Policy, Vol. 27, No. 1, p. 57–78.

2007: “From National Champions to Global Players? Lobbying by Dominant Providers during the WTO’s Basic Telecom Negotiations,” Business and Society, Vol. 46, No. 2, p. 229–252.

2007: “When Trade Liberalization Turns into Regulatory Reform: The Impact on Business-Government Relations in International Trade Politics,” Regulation and Governance, Vol. 1, No. 2, p. 121–138 (with Alvaro Artigas).

2006: “The Road to External Representation: the Commission’s Activism in International Air Transport,” Journal of European Public Policy, Vol. 13 No. 1, p. 52–69.

2006 : “La réforme du Medef : chronique des difficultés de l’action collective patronale,” Revue française de sciences politiques, Vol. 56, No. 2, p. 255–279.

2006: “Lobbying in the European Union: From Sui Generis to a Comparative Perspective,” Journal of European Public Policy, Vol. 13 No. 3, p. 456–470.

2006: “National Business Associations under Stress: Lessons from the French Case,” West European Politics, Vol. 29, No. 3, p. 489–512.

2005: “Vers des compétences externes : l’activisme de la Commission en matière d’aviation internationale,” Politique européenne, No. 17, p. 137–158.

2005: “Europe and the Transformation of French Policy-Making: A Cross-sectoral Approach,” Zeitschrift für Staats- und Europawissenschaften, Vol. 3 No. 3, p. 388–409. (with Richard Balme).

2003: “Usage of European Integration – Europeanisation from a Sociological Perspective,” European Integration online Papers (EIoP); Vol. 7 No. 12, available at (with Sophie Jacquot).  
• Romanian translation: 2004: “Implementarea conceptului de integrare europeana sau europenizarea din perspectiva sociologica,” Studii de securitate Vol. 2 No. 3, available online



Book Chapters

Forthcoming 2015: “Evolutionary Dynamics in Internal Market Regulation in the European Union,” in Orfeo Fioretos, Tulia Falletti and Adam Sheingate (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Historical Institutionalism. Oxford: Oxford University Press (with Mark Thatcher).

2013: “Global Companies as Agenda-Setters in the World Trade Organization,“ in John Mikler (ed.) Handbook of Global Policy: Global Companies. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 257–271.

2013: “The State: Bête Noire of Neo-Liberalism or ist Greatest Conquest?” in Vivien Schmidt and Mark Thatcher (eds.) Resilient Liberalism: European Political Economy through Boom and Bust. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 112–141 (with Vivien Schmidt).

2012: “EU Foreign Economic Policy: How Much Power for the Lobbyists? The Autonomy of EU Institutions,” in Andreas Dür and Hubert Zimmermann (eds.) Key Controversies in European Integration. London: Palgrave.

2012: “The Revival of Economic Patriotism,” in Glenn Morgan and Richard Whitley (eds.), Capitalisms and Capitalism in the 21st Century. Oxford University Press (with Ben Clift), p. 70–90.

2012: “The Defense of Economic Interests in the European Union: A Strategic Analysis of Hedge Fund Regulation,” in Renate Mayntz (ed.) Crisis and Control: Institutional Change in Financial Market Regulation. Frankfurt a.M.: Campus, p. 195–209.

2011: "Who Scripts European Trade Policies? Business-Government Relations in EU-Canada Partnership Negotiations" in Kurt Hübner (ed.) Europe, Canada and the Comprehensive Economic Partnership, London: Routledge, p.41–58.

2010: “Firm Interests in Uncertain Times: Business Lobbying in Multilateral Service Liberalization,” in Rawi Abdelal, Mark Blyth and Craig Parsons (eds.) Constructivist Political Economy, Cornell University Press, p.137–154.

2009: “La politique de la concurrence,” in Renaud Dehousse (ed.) Politiques européennes, Paris: Presses de Sciences Po, p.173–188.

2009: “Who Captures Whom? Trade Policy Lobbying in the European Union,” in David Coen and Jeremy Richardson (eds.), Lobbying in the European Union: Institutions, Actors and Issues, Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 268–288.

2008: “The Demise of Statism? Associations and the Transformation of Interest Intermediation in France,” in Andrew Appelton, Sylvain Brouard, Amy Mazur (eds.) Beyond Stereotypes: The French Fifth Republic at Fifty. Palgrave, p. 226–245.

2008: “Strategies of the Emerging Countries in the World Trade Organization,” in Christophe Jaffrelot (ed.) Emerging Powers: the Wellspring of a New World Order, Paris: Presses de Sciences Po.  
• French translation: “Les stratégies des pays émergents à l’Organisation mondiale du commerce,” in Christophe Jaffrelot (ed.) Les pays émergentes: aux sources du nouvel ordre mondial, Paris: Presses de Sciences Po, 2008 « Annuel du CERI »

2008: “Les groupes d’intérêt: l’action collective en Europe,” in Céline Belot, Paul Magnette et Sabine Saurugger (eds.), Science politique de l'Union européenne, Paris: Economica, p. 223–248 (with Sabine Saurugger).

2008: “Service Trade Liberalization and Corporate Lobbying in the US and the EU,” in William Genieys and Marc Smyrl (eds.), Elites, Ideas and the Evolution of Public Policy, New York: Palgrave Macmilian, p. 54–66.

2007: “Regulation,” in Mark Bevir (ed.), Encyclopedia of Governance, Vol. II, London: Sage Publications, p. 813–816.

2007: “L’européanisation et les acteurs non étatiques,” in Bruno Palier, Yves Surel, et al., L’Europe en action : analyses de l’européanisation, Paris : L’Harmattan, p. 145–191.

2006: “Lobbying und Interessenvertretung,” in Werner Weidenfeld und Wolfgang Wessels (eds.), Jahrbuch der europäischen Integration, Baden-Baden: Nomos, p. 173–177.

2005: “France: Between Integration and National Sovereignty,” in Simon Bulmer and Christian Lequesne (eds.), Member States and the European Union, Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 97–118 (with Richard Balme).  
• Romanian translation: “Franţa: între integrare și suveranitate naţională,” in Simon Bulmer and Christian Lequesne (eds.), Statele membre ale Uniunii Europene, Bucarest: Editura Cartier, 2009, p. 136–161.

2004: “Régulation,” in Laurie Boussaguet, Sophie Jacquot and Pauline Ravinet (eds.), Dictionnaire des politiques publiques, Paris : Presses de Sciences Po, p. 377–384.

2004: “Usages et travail politiques : une sociologie compréhensive de l’intégration européenne,” 1–27, and « Conclusion », 293–296, in Les usages de l’Europe : acteurs et transformations européennes. Paris: L’Harmattan (with Sophie Jacquot).



Discussion Papers and Working Papers

Marion Fourcade, Philippe Steiner, Wolfgang Streeck and Cornelia Woll. “Moral Categories in the Financial Crisis.” MaxPo Discussion Paper 13/1.
2012: “Saving the Banks: The Political Economy of Bailouts,” Open Forum Paper Series, No. 7, Center for European Studies, Harvard University (with Emiliano Grossman), available at

2011: “Beyond Ideological Battles: A Strategic Analysis of Hedge Fund Regulation in Europe,” Les Cahiers européens de Sciences Po, 02/2011, available at:

2006: “Trade Policy Lobbying in the European Union: Who Captures Whom?” MPIfG Working Paper, 06/7.
2005: “The Difficult Organisation of Business Interests: MEDEF and the Political Representation of French Firms,” MPIfG Discussion Paper, 05/12.
2005: “Learning to Act on World Trade: Preference Formation of Large Firms in the Unites States and the European Union” MPIfG Discussion Paper, 05/01.
2003: “Transatlantic Relations as a Catalyst to European Integration: The Activism of the European Commission in the Case of International Aviation," AICGS Policy Paper, Washington D.C., 11 June.



Essays and other Texts

2014: “Myths and Realities of the Banking Lobby,” World Politics Review, July 1,
2014: “Curtailing Capture through European Banking Union: A Note of Caution“ SAFE Policy Center, Policy Letter No. 27.
2013: « Lobbies et groupes d’intérêt » Question internationales, no. 63 (septembre), Paris : La Documentation française, p. 53–55.

2013: “The Power of Banks“ SPERI Comment, 25 July,
2011: “Wer rettet die Banken? Staatliche Nothilfe im internationalen Vergleich” Jahrbuch des Max-Planck-Instituts für Gesellschaftsforschung, Köln: MPIfG, p.19–26.

2007: “L’Initiative européenne pour la transparence: Quelle réglementation pour le lobbying à Bruxelles?” Kiosque du CERI.
2006: “Herrschaft der Lobbyisten in der Europäischen Union?” Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte (APuZ), No. 15-16, p. 33–38.  
• Reprinted in, August 31, 2006.
2005: “Lobbying in Brüssel: amerikanische Verhältnisse?” Yearbook of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne: MPIfG, p. 57–62.

2003: “The United States and the Franco-German couple” Commentary Series, American Institute for Contemporary German, Washington D.C..  
• Reprinted in French: “Les Anglo-Saxons et le « cœur » de la vieille Europe,” La Lettre de Léosthène, no. 38, 19 juin 2004.




2014: “Giorgio Riello - Cotton: The Fabric that Made the Modern World,” RIPE Reads, Review of International Political Economy, Vol. 21, No. 5.

2010: “L’Europe: une machine à libéraliser?” Politique européenne, no. 31, p.215–220.

2008: Review of Aurélie Campana, Emmanuel Henry et Jay Rowell (dir.), La construction des problèmes publics en Europe: émergence, formulation et mise en instrument, Politique européenne, no. 24, p. 151–153.

2008: Lecture critique de Pierre Berthaud et Gérard Kébabdjian (dir.) La question politique en économie internationale, Critique internationale, no. 38 p. 201–205.

2005: Lecture critique de Pierre Lascoumes et Patrick Le Galès (dir.) Gouverner par les instruments, Pôle sud, no. 23, p. 200–202.

2004: “Représentation, contrôle et légitimité démocratique dans l’Europe des vingt-cinq,” Revue française de sciences politiques, vol. 54, no. 6, p. 1030–33.





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