ResearcherDepartment of Political
About Olof Larsson
Ph.D. in Political Science with focus on judicial politics, European politics and European integration theory. Currently working in the research project "Agents or Trustees? The politics of selecting judges to the Court of Justice of the EU?".
Areas of interest
European politics and integration theory; Judicial politics and the interplay between politics and courts; the Court of Justice of the European Union.
Larsson, Olof and Daniel Naurin (2016). Judicial Independence and Political Uncertainty. How the Risk of Override Impacts on the Court of Justice of the EU. International Organization 70.2.
Larsson, Olof, och Daniel Naurin. (2019) Split Vision: Multidimensionality in the European Union’s Legal Policy Space. International Studies Quarterly 63, nr 3.
Larsson, Olof, Theresa Squatrito, Øyvind Stiansen, and Taylor St John. (2022) ‘Selection and Appointment in International Adjudication: Insights from Political Science’. Journal of International Dispute Settlement, 17 June 2022, idac014. https://doi.org/10.1093/jnlids/idac014. Earlier version as Academic Forum on ISDS Concept Paper 2019/10, in advance of the 38th Session of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law Working Group III, 14-18 October 2019
Larsson, Olof. (2021) ‘Political and Constitutional Overrides: The Case of the Court of Justice of European Union’. Journal of European Public Policy 28, no. 12 (2021): 1932–49.
Johansson, Markus, David Langlet, Olof Larsson, Åsa Löfgren, Niklas Harring, and Sverker Jagers. (2021) ‘A Risk Framework for Optimising Policies for Deep Decarbonisation Technologies’. Energy Research & Social Science 82 (2021): 102297.
Larsson, Olof, Naurin, Daniel, Derlén, Mattias, & Lindholm, Johan (2017). Speaking Law to Power. The Strategic Use of Precedent of the Court of Justice of the European Union. Comparative Political Studies. 50:7, 879-907
Larsson, Olof. Minoritarian Activism - Judicial Politics in the European Union. Göteborg Studies in Politics 148, 2016.
Cramér, Per, Olof Larsson, Andreas Moberg, and Daniel Naurin. See You in Luxembourg? EU Government’s Observations under the Preliminary Reference Procedure. 2016 5. SIEPS, 2016.
Larsson, Olof, and Daniel Naurin. ‘House of Cards in Luxemburg?: A Brief Defence of the Strategic Model of Judicial Politics in the Context of the European Union’. In The Court of Justice of the European Union, edited by Mattias Derlén and Johan Lindholm. Oxford: Hart Publishing Co., 2018.
Larsson, Olof (2010) "I domstolens fälla?" Master’s Thesis, also published in Centre for European Research at the University of Gothenburgs (CERGU) Working Paper Series, Nr 11:2 ISSN 1404-0026
Johansson, Markus, and Olof Larsson. ‘Explaining Non-Compliance with Affirmative and Negative Obligations’. Paper Presented at the Conference Non-Compliance in the European Union: Patterns, Explanations and Remedies 17-18 September 2020, 2020.
Larsson, Olof, and Daniel Naurin. ‘Agents, Activists, Allies or Trustees? Judicial Appointments and Behaviour in the Court of Justice of the EU’. Paper Presented at the ECPR General Conference, Oslo, 2017.
Teaching and tutoring
Tutors theses in political science and European studies at both Bachelor and Master's level; Lectures in master courses in European Studies and at the dept. of Law, and at bachelor courses in political science, as well as various evening courses.
A risk framework for optimising policies for deep decarbonisation
Political and constitutional overrides: the case of the Court of Justice of European
Journal of European Public Policy - 2021-01-01
Split Vision: Multidimensionality in the European Union's Legal Policy
House of Cards in Luxemburg - a brief defence of the strategic model of judicial politics in the context of the European
Speaking Law to Power: The Strategic Use of Precedent of the Court of Justice of the European
Judicial Independence and Political Uncertainty: How the Risk of Override Affects the Court of Justice of the
Minoritarian Activism - Judicial Politics in the European