Thomson, R., J. Arregui, D. Leuffen, R. Costello, J. Cross, R. Hertz and T. Jensen. 2012. A new dataset on decision-making in the European Union before and after the 2004 and 2007 enlargements (DEUII). Journal of European Public Policy 19(4): 604-22. Download the dataset from this page.
Costello, R. and R. Thomson. 2011. The nexus of bicameralism: Rapporteurs’ impact on decision outcomes in the European Union. European Union Politics 12: 337-57.
Thomson, R. 2011. Citizens’ evaluations of the fulfillment of election pledges: Evidence from Ireland. Journal of Politics 73: 187-201. Supplementary appendix for Citizens’ evaluations. Replication_materials for Citizens’ evaluations. Uses data from the Irish National Election Study.
Thomson, R. and R. Torenvlied. 2011. Information, commitment and consensus: A comparison of three perspectives on delegation in the European Union. British Journal of Political Science 41: 139-59.
Thomson, R. 2010. Opposition through the back door in the transposition of EU directives. European Union Politics 11: 577-96.
Costello, R. and R. Thomson. 2010. The Policy Impact of Leadership in Committees: Rapporteurs’ Influence on the European Parliament’s Opinions. European Union Politics 11(2): 219-40.
Thomson, R. 2009. Actor alignments in the European Union before and after enlargement. European Journal of Political Research, 48(6): 756-81.
Arregui, J. and R. Thomson. 2009. States’ Bargaining Success in the European Union. Journal of European Public Policy, 16(5): 655-76.
Thomson, R. 2009. Same effects in different worlds: The transposition of EU directives. Journal of European Public Policy, 16(1): 1-18.
Costello, R. and R. Thomson. 2008. Election Pledges and their Enactment in Coalition Governments: A Comparative Analysis of Ireland. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Policy, 18 (3): 239-56. [Awarded a prize for the best article published in JEPOP in 2008]
Thomson, R. 2008. Responsibility with Power: The Council Presidency of the European Union. Journal of Common Market Studies, 46: 593-617.
Thomson, R. 2008. National actors in international organizations: The case of the European Commission. Comparative Political Studies, 41(2): 169-92.
Thomson, R. 2007. Time to comply: National responses to six labour market directives reconsidered. West European Politics, 30: 987-1008.
Thomson, R., R. Torenvlied and J. Arregui. 2007. The paradox of compliance. Infringements and delays in transposing EU directives. British Journal of Political Science, 37: 685-709.
Mansergh, L. & R. Thomson. 2007. Election pledges, party competition, and policymaking. Comparative Politics, 39: 311-29.
Thomson, R & M.O. Hosli. 2006. Who has power in the European Union? The Commission, Council and Parliament in Legislative Decision Making. Journal of Common Market Studies, 44:391-417.
Thomson, R. J. Boerefijn and F.N. Stokman. 2004. Actor alignments in European Union decision making. European Journal of Political Research, Vol. 43, 237-261.
Stokman, F.N & R. Thomson. 2004. Winners & Losers in the European Union. European Union Politics, 5(1)5-24.
Arregui, J., F.N. Stokman & R. Thomson. 2004. Bargaining in the European Union and Shifts in Actors’ Policy Positions. European Union Politics, 5(1), 47-72.
Torenvlied, R. and R. Thomson. 2003. Is implementation distinct from political bargaining? A micro-level test. Rationality and Society 15 (1) 65-85.
Thomson, R. 2001. The programme to policy linkage: the fulfilment of election pledges on socio-economic policy in the Netherlands, 1986-1998. European Journal of Political Research 40: 171-197
Thomson, R. 1999. Election Pledges and Coalition Agreements in the Netherlands, 1986-1994. Acta Politica 34: 302-330.