Key thinker and analyst of local development in Europe for the past 20 years. Formerly a member of the Cellule de Prospective in the European Commission during the 1990s. Then at Notre Europe – the Delors think tank based in Paris and now deputy Chef de Cabinet in the Committee of the Regions.
More recently Marjorie led the team on the ADETEF Study on Local Development in Cohesion Policy.
Commission européenne, Pactes territoriaux pour l’emploi – 89 pactes locaux relèvent le défi du chômage (Oct. 1999)
European Commission, The local development and employment initiatives, an investigation in the European Union. Working Paper of the services, OPOCE, CM 89 95 082 EN (1995).
European Commission, Lessons for the territorial and local employment pacts, First Report on local development and employment initiatives, Working paper of the services, OPOCE, CE 07 97 272 EN (1996).
European Commission, The era of tailor-made jobs, Second Report on local development and employment initiatives, Working paper of the services, OPOCE, CE 09 97 220 EN (1998).
European Commission, A European strategy of support for local development and employment initiatives, Communication COM (95)273 of 13 June 1995, JOCE
An article for Notre Europe based on this study can be seen below
Author of Diversité européenne, mode d’emploi, Editions Descartes & Cie, Paris (2000) and Future of work, M. Jouen and B. Caremier Eds, Kogan Page, London (2000)
– “For a new European social contract”, with C. Palpant, in Notre Europe, FR-EN (September 2005) – “Le budget européen 2007-2013 – La stratégie de Lisbonne à mi-parcours” in Futuribles n°310 (July-August 2005)
– “Social Europe in the throes of enlargement”, with C. Palpant, in Notre Europe, FR-EN (June 2005) – “Les collectivités des nouveaux Etats membres dans la dynamique européenne” in Pouvoirs Locaux n°64 (March 2005) – “The Lisbon Strategy and the open method of co-ordination : 12 recommendations for an effective multi-level strategy” S. Collignon et al., in Notre Europe, FR – EN (March 2005) – “The adaptation of the cohesion policy to the enlarged Europe and to the Lisbon and Gothenburg objectives”, Report for the European Parliament – REGI Committee, in Notre Europe, FR-EN