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Dr Maja Kluger Rasmussen

 Maja Kluger-Rasmussen

LSE Fellow in Public Policy and Administration

Email: m.k.rasmussen@lse.ac.uk|
Office: CON3.08, Connaught House
Office Hours: Thursdays 3.00pm-4.30pm
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6164


Maja Kluger Rasmussen is a Fellow in Public Policy and Administration in the Department of Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science, where she also did her PhD. Prior to joining the LSE she worked at the Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS). Her research focuses on the role and influence of interest groups in the European Parliament, and informal agenda-setting in the EU.

Research Interests

  • Lobbying in the European Union
  • Legislative politics in the European Parliament
  • Informal agenda-setting in the EU

Teaching Responsibilities

  • GV263: Public Policy Analysis
  • GV4E9: Approaches and Issues in Public Policy & Administration
  • GV483: Public Management Theory and Doctrine


Rasmussen, Maja Kluger (forthcoming) 'The Battle for Influence: The Politics of Business Influence in the European Parliament', Journal of Common Market Studies

Rasmussen, Maja Kluger (2012), Is the European Parliament still a policy entrepreneur for environmental interests|, Interest Groups and Advocacy, 1 (2), 239-259.

Rasmussen, Maja Kluger (2012) ‘The empowerment of parliaments in EU integration: victims or victors?’ In: Hayward, Jack and Wurzel, Rudi (eds.) European Disunion: The Multidimensional Power Struggles, Palgrave Studies in European Politics.

Rasmussen, Maja Kluger (2011) Lobbying the European Parliament: a necessary evil.| CEPS Policy Brief No. 242, May.

Rasmussen, Maja Kluger (2008), Another side of the story – a qualitative case study of how MEPs vote, Politics, Volume 28, Number 1, pp. 11-18(8)