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Professor Alison Harcourt

Principal Investigator

Professor Harcourt specialises regulatory change in communications markets. She is interested in solutions to regulatory problems based around the citzen/consumer and/or civil society voice.

She has written on the regulation of traditional and new media markets at EU and international levels contributing to the literature on agenda setting, regulatory competition, soft governance, Europeanisation, policy transfer and policy convergence in the Journal of Public Policy, Journal of European Public Policy, European Journal of Political Research, European Law Journal, the Journal of Consumer Policy, and the Journal of Common Market Studies and her book on the European Union Institutions and the Regulation of Media Markets with Manchester University Press.

Currently, Alison is PI on the ESRC funded project 'International Professional Fora: a study in civil society participation in internet governance' (September 2015 - September 2018) with CIs George Christou (Warwick) and Seamus Simpson (Salford).

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