• 1 Introduction
  • 2 Environmental Policy
  • 2.1 Short Overview of EU Environmental Policy
  • 2.2 Costs and Benefits of Centralisation
  • 2.3 Political Economy Considerations
  • 2.4 Conclusions on Environmental Policy
  • 3 Agricultural Policy
  • 3.1 Short Overview of EU Agricultural Policy
  • 3.2 Costs and Benefits of Centralisation
  • 3.3 Why is the CAP not in Accordance with the Subsidiarity Principle? PoliticalEconomy Considerations and Dynamics
  • 3.4 Conclusions on Agricultural Policy – How to Get Closer to the Ideal?
  • 4 References