Current research projects

  • I am co-directing the project Bypassing the Nation State? How Swiss Cantonal Parliaments Deal with International Obligations, with Evelyne Schmidt (University of Lausanne). This project is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (2019-2023). Link.
  • I am co-directing the project Integration of the Swiss Energy System into the European Energy Policy with Matthias Finger (EPFL), Manuel Fischer (EAWAG) and Géraldine Pflieger (University of Geneva). This is a complementary study in the framework of the NRP 70 / NRP 71 of the Swiss National Science Foundation (2018-2019).
  • I am directing the project When and why do governments integrate policy sectors? A comparative analysis of eleven countries and four policy areas. This project is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (2016-2019). Download.

Previous research projects

  • I co-directed the project The Democratic Accountability of Transnational Private Governance, with Fabrizio Gilardi (University of Zurich) and Yannis Papadopoulos (University of Lausanne). This project has been funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and the University of Zurich in the framework of the NCCR Democracy research program (2013-2017). Download.
  • I co-directed the project Rethinking Stakeholder Participation in International Governance, with Ayelet Berman (Graduate Institute Geneva), Joost Pauwelyn (Graduate Institute Geneva), Theresa Carpenter (Graduate Institute Geneva) and Tim Büthe (Duke University). This project has been funded by the Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS) (2014-2017). Download.