Below you will find an attempt to organize my research into different projects:
This project explores the potential of using machine learning and big data with behavioural insights to deliver innovative, tailored public policies.
The project examines the legal, political and economic consequences of Brexit and how these are absorbed.
Butler, G, Jensen, MCD & Snaith, H 2016, '‘Slow change may pull us apart’: Debating a British Exit from the European Union' Journal of European Public Policy, vol 23, no. 4.
Jensen, MCD & Snaith, H 2016, 'When Politics Prevails: The political economy of a Brexit' Journal of European Public Policy, vol 23, no. 4.
This project examines European Union Presidencies generally and the Polish, Danish and Cypriot trio presidency specifically.
Nedergaard, P and Jensen, MCD 2017, 'The Discourses of EU Presidencies: A Comparative Analysis of the Polish, Danish and Cypriot Presidencies' Comparative European Politics, vol 15, no. 2.
Jensen, MCD and Nedergaard, P 2016, EU Presidencies between Politics and Administration: The Cases of the Polish, Danish and Cypriote EU Council Trio Presidency in 2011-2012, Published by the Governance book series at Routledge.
Jensen, MCD and Nedergaard, P 2014, 'Uno, Duo, Trio?: Varieties of Trio Presidencies in the Council of Ministers' Journal of Common Market Studies, vol 52, no. 5.
This project explores the coordination mechanisms managed by the central governments of the European Union in order to develop negotiation positions for the Council.
Jensen, MCD 2017, ‘Exploring central governments’ co-ordination of European Union affairs’, Public Administration, vol 95, no. 1.
Jensen, MCD, Jopp, M & Nedergaard, P 2016, 'Coordination of EU Policy Positions in Germany and Denmark: A Politics of Institutional Choice Approach' Journal of Contemporary European Research, vol 12, no. 2.
Jensen, MCD 2014, 'Negotiating the morass: measuring and explaining variation in coordination mechanisms in the European Union ' Journal of European Public Policy, vol 21, no. 9.
This project uses actor-centered institutionalism developed by Fritz Scharpf to study games played by real actors in the European Union.
Stenbæk, J and Jensen, MCD 2016, 'Evading the joint decision trap: The Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-20' European Political Science Review, vol 8, no.4.
Jensen, MCD, 2014, ‘Game changing - tracing the positions, strategies and interaction modes of the German Länder towards the (ever expanding?) European Union’, Regional and Federal Studies, vol 24, no. 3.
Jensen, MCD and Nedergaard, P 2012, 'From Frankenstein to Toothless Vampire: Explaining the watering down of the Services Directive' Journal of European Public Policy, vol 19, no. 6.
This project uses bibliometric methods to study the knowledge base of prominent research fields
Jensen, MCD & Kristensen, PM forthcoming, 'The Babel of European Union Studies: Beyond the Trans-Atlantic Divide' Early View in European Political Science.
Jensen, MCD and Kristensen, PM 2013, 'The elephant in the room: mapping the latent communication pattern in European Union studies' Journal of European Public Policy, vol 20, no. 1.
This project brings together my thoughts on methodology and methods. It focuses on the different steps to create strong research designs.
Jensen, MCD 2017, Bayesiansk statistik. in MA Hussain & JT Lauridsen (eds), Videregående kvantitative metoder. Hans Reitzel.
Jensen, MCD og Kvist, J 2016, ’Hvordan laver man en stærk analysestrategi’, chapter 3, in Kristensen, C.J. og Hussain, A. (red.), Metoder i samfundsvidenskaberne. Forlaget Samfundslitteratur
This project takes the dispersion of powers away from central governments in Europe as a starting point and seeks to assess how the actors involved cope with it.
Wu, PK & Jensen, MCD 2017, 'Examining the EU-China Relationship in the Aftermath of the Economic Crisis’ in International Journal of Public Administration. Vol. 40, No. 14
Jensen, MCD & Tatham, M 2017, 'Policy Analysis, International Relations, and European Governance – Beyond Disciplinary Boundaries' in International Journal of Public Administration. vol. 40, no. 14
Jensen, MCD, Koop, C and Tatham, M 2014, ‘Coping with power dispersion? Autonomy, coordination and control in multi-level systems’, Journal of European Public Policy, vol 21, no. 9.
This project examines democracy and public opinion formation in Europe.
Bang, H, Jensen, MCD, and Nedergaard, P. 2015,‘We the People’versus ‘We the Heads of States’: the debate on the democratic deficit of the European Union'. Policy Studies, vol 36, no. 2.
Jensen, MCD and Martinsen, DS 2015, 'Out of time?: National parliaments and early decision making in the European Union' Government and Opposition, vol 50, no. 2.