Amie Kreppel is the Director of the University of Florida’s Center for European Studies and European Union Studies Program. She has advised the State Department on the nature and development of the EU and is the author of a book, “The European Parliament and the Supranational Party System,” as well as more than a dozen articles in the field. Dr. Kreppel is also a founding member of the transAtlantic European Parliament Research Group (EPRG) housed at the London School of Economics.
The EU's growing impact on American business and consumers ASK THIS | December 19, 2005 The European Union is increasingly setting standards that American firms must meet to remain competitive in the global marketplace. The standards affect costs and quality of life in all parts of the U.S., and deserve more notice in the press.