Publications (320)

This is a list of peer-reviewed articles and book chapters using the Manifesto Project data.
This list is mostly based on a systematic review of articles from eight major political science journals using the Manifesto Project Dataset. You can find the exact analysis at our webpage: 'Scope, Range, and Extent of Manifesto Project Data Usage: A Survey of Publications in Eight High-Impact Journals' .
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2015 Hilbig, B. E., & Moshagen, M. (2015). A predominance of self-identified Democrats is no evidence of a leftward bias. Behavioral And Brain Sciences, 38. doi: 10.1017/S0140525X14001228 substantive research
2010 Linhart, E. (2010). Die Bedeutung der Landwirtschaft in Wahlprogrammen von Agrarparteien. Zeitschrift Für Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft, 4(1), 79–103. doi: 10.1007/s12286-010-0078-6 substantive research
2009 Linhart, E., & Shikano, S. (2009). Ideological Signals of German Parties in a Multi-Dimensional Space: An Estimation of Party Preferences Using the CMP Data. German Politics, 18(3), 301–322. doi: 10.1080/09644000903055781 substantive research
2009 Linhart, E., & Shikano, S. (2009). A basic tool set for a generalized directional model. Public Choice, 140(1-2), 85–104. doi: 10.1007/s11127-009-9413-3 methodological research
2015 Morgan, J. W. (2015). Essays on Party System Institutionalization in East-Central Europe (PhD thesis). The Ohio State University. Retrieved from!etd.send_file?accession=osu1437609450&disposition=inline substantive research
2009 Powell, B. (2009). The Ideological Congruence Controversy: The Impact of Alternative Measures, Data, and Time Periods on the Effects of Election Rules. Comparative Political Studies, 42(12), 1475–1497. doi: 10.1177/0010414009332147 methodological research
2014 Braun, R., & Koopmans, R. (2014). Watch the Crowd: Bystander Responses, Trickle-Down Politics, and Xenophobic Mobilization. Comparative Political Studies, 47(4), 631–658. doi: 10.1177/0010414013488544 substantive research
2012 Burgoon, B. (2012). Partisan Embedding of Liberalism: How Trade, Investment, and Immigration Affect Party Support for the Welfare State. Comparative Political Studies, 45(5), 606–635. doi: 10.1177/0010414011427132 substantive research
2010 Kang, S.-G., & Powell, G. B. (2010). Representation and Policy Responsiveness: The Median Voter, Election Rules, and Redistributive Welfare Spending. The Journal Of Politics, 72(04), 1014–1028. doi: 10.1017/S0022381610000502 substantive research
2005 Meguid, B. M. (2005). Competition Between Unequals: The Role of Mainstream Party Strategy in Niche Party Success. American Political Science Review, 99(3), 347–359. substantive research
2011 Proksch, S.-O., Slapin, J. B., & Thies, M. F. (2011). Party system dynamics in post-war Japan: A quantitative content analysis of electoral pledges. Electoral Studies, 30(1), 114–124. doi: 10.1016/j.electstud.2010.09.015 methodological research
2007 Benoit, K., & Laver, M. (2007). Benchmarks for text analysis: A response to Budge and Pennings. Electoral Studies, 26(1), 130–135. doi: 10.1016/j.electstud.2006.04.001 methodological research
2014 Jahn, D. (2014). What is left and right in comparative politics? A response to Simon Franzmann. Party Politics, 20(2), 297–301. doi: 10.1177/1354068813520273 methodological research
2014 Christiansen, F. J., & Pedersen, H. H. (2014). Minority coalition governance in Denmark. Party Politics, 20(6), 940–949. doi: 10.1177/1354068812462924 substantive research
2013 Clark, M. (2013). Understanding Parties' Policy Shifts in Western Europe: The Role of Valence, 1976–2003. British Journal Of Political Science, 44(02), 261–286. doi: 10.1017/S0007123412000622 substantive research
2003 Leonard Ray. (2003). When Parties Matter: The Conditional Influence of Party Positions on Voter Opinions about European Integration. The Journal Of Politics, 65(4), 978–994. substantive research
2006 Boockmann, B. (2006). Partisan politics and treaty ratification: The acceptance of International Labour Organisation conventions by industrialised democracies, 1960–1996. European Journal Of Political Research, 45, 153–180. substantive research
2009 Arzheimer, K. (2009). Contextual Factors and the Extreme Right Vote in Western Europe, 1980-2002. American Journal Of Political Science, 53(3), 259–275. substantive research
2010 Albright, J. J. (2010). The multidimensional nature of party competition. Party Politics, 16(6), 699–719. doi: 10.1177/1354068809345856 substantive research
2010 Warwick, P. V. (2010). Bilateralism or the median mandate? An examination of rival perspectives on democratic governance. European Journal Of Political Research, 49(1), 1–24. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6765.2009.01878.x methodological research
2013 Vliegenthart, R., Walgrave, S., & Zicha, B. (2013). How preferences, information and institutions interactively drive agenda-setting: Questions in the Belgian parliament, 1993-2000. European Journal Of Political Research, 52(3), 390–418. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6765.2012.02070.x substantive research
2007 Gabel, M., & Scheve, K. (2007). Estimating the Effect of Elite Communications on Public Opinion Using Instrumental Variables. American Journal Of Political Science, 51(4), 1013–1028. substantive research
2013 Zons, G. (2013). The influence of programmatic diversity on the formation of new political parties. Party Politics. doi: 10.1177/1354068813509515 substantive research
2013 Meyer, T. M., & Jenny, M. (2013). Measuring error for adjacent policy position estimates: Dealing with uncertainty using CMP data. Electoral Studies, 32(1), 174–185. doi: 10.1016/j.electstud.2012.08.003 methodological research
2009 Conley, R. S., & Bekafigo, M. A. (2009). "No Irish Need Apply" Veto Players and Legislative Productivity in the Republic of Ireland, 1949-2000. Comparative Political Studies, 43(1), 91–118. doi: 10.1177/0010414009341726 substantive research
2011 Lipsmeyer, C. S., & Pierce, H. N. (2011). The Eyes that Bind: Junior Ministers as Oversight Mechanisms in Coalition Governments. The Journal Of Politics, 73(04), 1152–1164. doi: 10.1017/S0022381611000879 substantive research
2012 Benoit, K., Laver, M., Lowe, W., & Mikhaylov, S. (2012). How to scale coded text units without bias: A response to Gemenis. Electoral Studies, 31(3), 605–608. doi: 10.1016/j.electstud.2012.05.004 methodological research
2011 Glasgow, G., Golder, M., & Golder, S. N. (2011). Who “Wins”? Determining the Party of the Prime Minister. American Journal Of Political Science, 55(4), 937–954. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-5907.2011.00524.x substantive research
2005 Kim, D.-H., & Loewenberg, G. (2005). The Role of Parliamentary Committees in Coalition Governments: Keeping Tabs on Coalition Partners in the German Bundestag. Comparative Political Studies, 38(9), 1104–1129. doi: 10.1177/0010414005276307 substantive research
2011 Jalali, C., Silva, P., & Silva, S. (2011). Givers and takers: Parties, state resources and civil society in Portugal. Party Politics, 18(1), 61–80. doi: 10.1177/1354068811422643 substantive research
2014 Eichorst, J. (2014). Explaining variation in coalition agreements: The electoral and policy motivations for drafting agreements. European Journal Of Political Research, 53(1), 98–115. doi: 10.1111/1475-6765.12026 substantive research
2008 König, T., & Luetgert, B. (2008). Troubles with Transposition? Explaining Trends in Member-State Notification and the Delayed Transposition of EU Directives. British Journal Of Political Science, 39, 164–194. substantive research
2009 Pelizzo, R. (2009). Party Direction: The Italian Case in Comparative Perspective. Party Politics, 16(1), 51–67. doi: 10.1177/1354068809339537 methodological research, substantive research
2014 Golder, M., & Lloyd, G. (2014). Re-evaluating the relationship between electoral rules and ideological congruence. European Journal Of Political Research, 53(1), 200–212. doi: 10.1111/1475-6765.12031 substantive research
2013 Bertelli, A. M., & John, P. (2013). Public Policy Investment: Risk and Return in British Politics. British Journal Of Political Science, 43(04), 741–773. doi: 10.1017/S0007123412000567 substantive research
2011 Whitten, G. D., & Williams, L. K. (2011). Buttery Guns and Welfare Hawks: The Politics of Defense Spending in Advanced Industrial Democracies. American Journal Of Political Science, 55(1), 117–134. substantive research
2008 Slapin, J. B., & Proksch, S.-O. (2008). A Scaling Model for Estimating Time-Series Party Positions from Texts. American Journal Of Political Science, 52(52), 705–722. methodological research
2002 Kim, H., & Fording, R. (2002). Government partisanship in Western democracies, 1945–1998. European Journal Of Political Research, 41, 187–202. methodological research
2015 Loftis, M. W. (2015). Deliberate Indiscretion? How Political Corruption Encourages Discretionary Policy Making. Comparative Political Studies, 48(6), 728–758. doi: 10.1177/0010414014556046 substantive research
2003 Martin, L. W., & Vanberg, G. (2003). Wasting Time? The Impact of Ideology and Size on Delay in Coalition Formation. British Journal Of Political Science, 33(02). doi: 10.1017/S0007123403000140 substantive research
2014 Dolezal, M., Ennser-Jedenastik, L., Müller, W. C., & Winkler, A. K. (2014). How parties compete for votes: A test of saliency theory. European Journal Of Political Research, 53(1), 57–76. doi: 10.1111/1475-6765.12017 methodological research
2009 Andrews, J. T., & Money, J. (2009). The Spatial Structure of Party Competition: Party Dispersion within a Finite Policy Space. British Journal Of Political Science, 39(04), 805–824. doi: 10.1017/S0007123409990172 substantive research
2010 Budge, I., Ezrow, L., & McDonald, M. D. (2010). Ideology, Party Factionalism and Policy Change: An integrated dynamic theory. British Journal Of Political Science, 40(04), 781–804. doi: 10.1017/S0007123409990184 substantive research
2011 Williams, L. K. (2011). Unsuccessful Success? Failed No-Confidence Motions, Competence Signals, and Electoral Support. Comparative Political Studies, 44(11), 1474–1499. doi: 10.1177/0010414011407470 substantive research
2011 Helbling, M., & Tresch, A. (2011). Measuring party positions and issue salience from media coverage: Discussing and cross-validating new indicators. Electoral Studies, 30(1), 174–183. doi: 10.1016/j.electstud.2010.12.001 methodological research
2009 Becher, M. (2009). Constraining Ministerial Power: The Impact of Veto Players on Labor Market Reforms in Industrial Democracies, 1973-2000. Comparative Political Studies, 43(1), 33–60. doi: 10.1177/0010414009341716 substantive research
2014 Schmidt, A. W., & Spies, D. C. (2014). Do Parties "Playing the Race Card" Undermine Natives' Support for Redistribution? Evidence From Europe. Comparative Political Studies, 47(4), 519–549. doi: 10.1177/0010414013488542 substantive research
2009 Franchino, F. (2009). Experience and the distribution of portfolio payoffs in the European Commission. European Journal Of Political Research, 48(1), 1–30. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6765.2008.00819.x substantive research
2014 Spoon, J.-J., & Klüver, H. (2014). Do parties respond? How electoral context influences party responsiveness. Electoral Studies, 35, 48–60. doi: 10.1016/j.electstud.2014.04.014 substantive research
2007 Steenbergen, M. R., & Marks, G. (2007). Evaluating expert judgments. European Journal Of Political Research, 46(3), 347–366. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6765.2006.00694.x methodological research
2014 Spies, D. C., & Kaiser, A. (2014). Does the mode of candidate selection affect the representativeness of parties? Party Politics, 20(4), 576–590. doi: 10.1177/1354068811436066 substantive research
2011 Hellwig, T. (2011). Constructing Accountability: Party Position Taking and Economic Voting. Comparative Political Studies, 45(1), 91–118. doi: 10.1177/0010414011422516 substantive research
2014 Ceron, A. (2014). Inter-factional conflicts and government formation: Do party leaders sort out ideological heterogeneity? Party Politics, 1–12. doi: 10.1177/1354068814563974 substantive research
2009 Kang, S.-G. (2009). The influence of presidential heads of state on government formation in European democracies: Empirical evidence. European Journal Of Political Research, 48(4), 543–572. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6765.2009.00840.x substantive research
2009 Vis, B. (2009). Governments and unpopular social policy reform: Biting the bullet or steering clear? European Journal Of Political Research, 48(1), 31–57. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6765.2008.00783.x substantive research
2012 Gemenis, K. (2012). Proxy documents as a source of measurement error in the Comparative Manifestos Project. Electoral Studies, 31(3), 594–604. doi: 10.1016/j.electstud.2012.01.002 methodological research
2011 Green, J. (2011). A Test of Core Vote Theories: The British Conservatives, 1997–2005. British Journal Of Political Science, 41(04), 735–764. doi: 10.1017/S0007123411000111 substantive research
2008 Tavits, M. (2008). The Role of Parties' Past Behavior in Coalition Formation. American Political Science Review, 102(4), 495–507. substantive research
2013 Protsyk, O., & Garaz, S. (2013). Politicization of ethnicity in party manifestos. Party Politics, 19(2), 296–318. doi: 10.1177/1354068811398058 substantive research
2011 Warwick, P. V. (2011). Government Intentions and Citizen Preferences in Dynamic Perspective. British Journal Of Political Science, 41(03), 599–619. doi: 10.1017/S0007123410000542 substantive research
2007 Kriesi, H., Tresch, A., & Jochum, M. (2007). Going Public in the European Union: Action Repertoires of Western European Collective Political Actors. Comparative Political Studies, 40(1), 48–73. doi: 10.1177/0010414005285753 substantive research
2010 John, P., & Jennings, W. (2010). Punctuations and Turning Points in British Politics: The Policy Agenda of the Queen's Speech, 1940–2005. British Journal Of Political Science, 40(03), 561–586. doi: 10.1017/S0007123409990068 substantive research
2013 Libbrecht, L., Maddens, B., & Swenden, W. (2013). Party competition in regional elections: The strategies of state-wide parties in Spain and the United Kingdom. Party Politics, 19(4), 624–640. doi: 10.1177/1354068811407602 substantive research
2013 Nanou, K., & Dorussen, H. A. N. (2013). European integration and electoral democracy: How the European Union constrains party competition in the Member States. European Journal Of Political Research, 52(1), 71–93. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6765.2012.02063.x substantive research
2009 Benoit, K., Laver, M., & Mikhaylov, S. (2009). Treating Words as Data with Error: Uncertainty in Text Statements of Policy Positions. American Journal Of Political Science, 53(2), 495–513. methodological research
2014 Thornton, A. (2014). How does ideology influence welfare retrenchment proposals? Application of a new methodology. Party Politics, 1–12. doi: 10.1177/1354068814549337 substantive research
2013 Sieberer, U. (2013). Elections in Western European parliaments. European Journal Of Political Research, 52(4), 512–535. doi: 10.1111/1475-6765.12007 substantive research
2010 Armstrong, D. A., & Duch, R. M. (2010). Why can voters anticipate post-election coalition formation likelihoods? Electoral Studies, 29(3), 308–315. doi: 10.1016/j.electstud.2010.03.007 substantive research
2001 Budge, I. (2001). Validating Party Policy Placements. British Journal Of Political Science, 31, 210–223. methodological research
2004 Mattila, M., & Raunio, T. (2004). Does winning pay? Electoral success and government formation in 15 West European countries. European Journal Of Political Research, 43, 263–285. substantive research
2013 Meyer, T. M., & Wagner, M. (2013). Mainstream or Niche? Vote-Seeking Incentives and the Programmatic Strategies ofPolitical Parties. Comparative Political Studies, 46(10), 1246–1272. doi: 10.1177/0010414013489080 substantive research
2006 Adams, J., Michael Clark, Lawrence Erzow, & Garett Glasgow. (2006). Are Niche Parties Fundamentally Different from Mainstream Parties? The Causes and the Electoral Consequences of Western European Parties' Policy Shifts, 1976–1998. American Journal Of Political Science, 50(3), 513–529. substantive research
2011 Tzelgov, E. (2011). Communist successor parties and government survival in Central Eastern Europe. European Journal Of Political Research, 50(4), 530–558. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6765.2010.01937.x substantive research
2014 Tavits, M., & Letki, N. (2014). From Values to Interests? The Evolution of Party Competition in New Democracies. The Journal Of Politics, 76(01), 246–258. doi: 10.1017/S002238161300131X substantive research
2012 Best, R. E., Budge, I., & McDonald, M. D. (2012). Representation as a median mandate: Taking cross-national differences seriously. European Journal Of Political Research, 51(1), 1–23. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6765.2011.01996.x substantive research
2006 Alt, J. E., & Lassen, D. D. (2006). Transparency, Political Polarization, and Political Budget Cycles in OECD Countries. American Journal Of Political Science, 50(3), 530–550. substantive research
2008 Ezrow, L. (2008). Parties' Policy Programmes and the Dog that Didn't Bark: No Evidence that Proportional Systems Promote Extreme Party Positioning. British Journal Of Political Science, 38(03), 479–497. doi: 10.1017/S0007123408000240 substantive research
2011 Pennings, P. (2011). Assessing the `Gold Standard' of party policy placements: Is computerized replication possible? Electoral Studies, 30(3), 561–570. doi: 10.1016/j.electstud.2011.05.001 methodological research
2014 Onnudottir, E. H. (2014). Political parties and styles of representation. Party Politics, 1–16. doi: 10.1177/1354068814560934 substantive research
2007 Marks, G., Hooghe, L., Steenbergen, M. R., & Bakker, R. (2007). Crossvalidating data on party positioning on European integration. Electoral Studies, 26(1), 23–38. doi: 10.1016/j.electstud.2006.03.007 methodological research
2000 G., P., Bingham, & Vanberg, G. S. (2000). Election Laws, Disproportionality and Median Correspondence: Implications for Two Visions of Democracy. British Journal Of Political Science, 30, 383–400. substantive research
2005 Krupaviciusk, A. (2005). European and national election results. European Journal Of Political Research, 44, 1086–1101. substantive research
2013 Stevens, D. (2013). Issue evolution in Britain: The debate on European Union integration, 1964-2010. European Journal Of Political Research, 52(4), 536–557. doi: 10.1111/1475-6765.12004 substantive research
2009 Haupt, A. B. (2009). Parties' Responses to Economic Globalization: What is Left for the Left and Right for the Right? Party Politics, 16(1), 5–27. doi: 10.1177/1354068809339535 substantive research
2014 Stanley, B., & Czesnik, M. (2014). Poland's Palikot Movement: Voice of the disenchanted, missing ideological link or more of the same? Party Politics, 1–14. doi: 10.1177/1354068814560911 substantive research
2010 Dinas, E., & Gemenis, K. (2010). Measuring Parties' Ideological Positions With Manifesto Data: A Critical Evaluation of the Competing Methods. Party Politics, 16(4), 427–450. doi: 10.1177/1354068809343107 methodological research
2010 Kittilson, M. C. (2010). Women, parties and platforms in post-industrial democracies. Party Politics, 17(1), 66–92. doi: 10.1177/1354068809361012 substantive research
2008 Hennl, A., & Kaiser, A. (2008). Ticket-balancing in mixed-member proportional systems. Comparing sub-national elections in Germany. Electoral Studies, 27(2), 321–336. doi: 10.1016/j.electstud.2008.02.001 substantive research
2006 Golder, S. N. (2006). Pre-Electoral Coalition Formation in Parliamentary Democracies. British Journal Of Political Science, 36(02), 193–212. doi: 10.1017/S0007123406000123 substantive research
2004 Sigelman, L., & Buell, Emmett H. Jr.. (2004). Avoidance or Engagement? Issue Convergence in U.S. Presidential Campaigns, 1960–2000. American Journal Of Political Science, 48(4), 650–661. substantive research
2007 Netjes, C. E., & Binnema, H. A. (2007). The salience of the European integration issue: Three data sources compared. Electoral Studies, 26(1), 39–49. doi: 10.1016/j.electstud.2006.04.007 methodological research
2005 Cole, A. (2005). Old right or new right? The ideological positioning of parties of the far right. European Journal Of Political Research, 44(2), 203–230. substantive research
2002 Heller, W. B. (2002). Regional Parties and National Politics in Europe: Spain's Estado De Las Autonomias, 1993 to 2000. Comparative Political Studies, 35(6), 657–685. doi: 10.1177/0010414002035006002 substantive research
2005 Van Der Brug, Wouter, Fennema, M., & Tillie, J. (2005). Why Some Anti-Immigrant Parties Fail and Others Succeed: A Two-Step Model of Aggregate Electoral Support. Comparative Political Studies, 38(5), 537–573. doi: 10.1177/0010414004273928 substantive research
2014 Williams-Wyche, S. N. (2014). An empirical test of presidentialism's effect on party competition. Electoral Studies, 33, 166–174. doi: 10.1016/j.electstud.2013.07.009 substantive research
2014 Somer-Topcu, Z., & Zar, M. E. (2014). European Parliamentary Elections and National Party Policy Change. Comparative Political Studies, 47(6), 878–902. doi: 10.1177/0010414013488552 substantive research
2007 Benoit, K., & Laver, M. (2007). Estimating party policy positions: Comparing expert surveys and hand-coded content analysis. Electoral Studies, 26(1), 90–107. doi: 10.1016/j.electstud.2006.04.008 methodological research
2002 Gabel, M., & Hix, S. (2002). Defining the Eu Political Space: An Empirical Study of the European Elections Manifestos, 1979-1999. Comparative Political Studies, 35(8), 934–964. doi: 10.1177/001041402236309 substantive research
2010 Nagel, J. H., & Wlezien, C. (2010). Centre-Party Strength and Major-Party Divergence in Britain, 1945–2005. British Journal Of Political Science, 40(02), 279–304. doi: 10.1017/S0007123409990111 substantive research
2015 Williams, L. K. (2015). It's all relative: Spatial positioning of parties and ideological shifts. European Journal Of Political Research, 54(1), 141–159. doi: 10.1111/1475-6765.12063 methodological research
2008 Green-Pedersen, C., & Krogstrup, J. (2008). Immigration as a political issue in Denmark and Sweden. European Journal Of Political Research, 47(5), 610–634. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6765.2008.00777.x substantive research
2009 Tavits, M., & Letki, N. (2009). When Left is Right: Party Ideology and Policy in Post-Communist Europe. American Political Science Review, 103(4), 555–569. substantive research
2012 Banaszak, L. A., & Doerschler, P. (2012). Coalition type and voter support for parties: Grand coalitions in German elections. Electoral Studies, 31(1), 46–59. doi: 10.1016/j.electstud.2011.06.008 substantive research
2014 Clark, M., & Leiter, D. (2014). Does the Ideological Dispersion of Parties Mediate the Electoral Impact of Valence? A Cross-National Study of Party Support in Nine Western European Democracies. Comparative Political Studies, 47(2), 171–202. doi: 10.1177/0010414013488537 substantive research
2010 Shikano, S., & Linhart, E. (2010). Coalition-Formation as a Result of Policy and Office Motivations in the German Federal States: An Empirical Estimate of the Weighting Parameters of Both Motivations. Party Politics, 16(1), 111–130. doi: 10.1177/1354068809339539 substantive research
2007 Tavits, M. (2007). Principle vs. Pragmatism: Policy Shifts and Political Competition. American Journal Of Political Science, 51(1), 151–165. substantive research
2005 Hix, S., Noury, A., & Roldand, G. (2005). Power to the Parties: Cohesion and Competition in the European Parliament, 1979–2001. British Journal Of Political Science, 35(2), 209–234. doi: 10.1017/S0007123405000128 substantive research
2011 Neve, J.-E. de. (2011). The median voter data set: Voter preferences across 50 democracies. Electoral Studies, 30(4), 865–871. doi: 10.1016/j.electstud.2011.09.005 methodological research
2007 Budge, I., & Pennings, P. (2007). Do they work? Validating computerised word frequency estimates against policy series. Electoral Studies, 26(1), 121–129. doi: 10.1016/j.electstud.2006.04.002 methodological research
2011 Bäck, H., Debus, M., & Dumont, P. (2011). Who gets what in coalition governments? Predictors of portfolio allocation in parliamentary democracies. European Journal Of Political Research, 50(4), 441–478. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6765.2010.01980.x substantive research
2013 Massetti, E., & Schakel, A. H. (2013). Ideology matters: Why decentralisation has a differentiated effect on regionalist parties' fortunes in Western democracies. European Journal Of Political Research, 52(6), 797–821. doi: 10.1111/1475-6765.12015 substantive research
2014 Amat, F., & Falco-Gimeno, A. (2014). The Legislative Dynamics of Political Decentralization in Parliamentary Democracies. Comparative Political Studies, 47(6), 820–850. doi: 10.1177/0010414013488550 substantive research
2006 Adams, J., & Merill III, S. (2006). Why Small, Centrist Third Parties Motivate Policy Divergence by Major Parties. American Political Science Review, 100(3), 403–417. substantive research
2004 Thomson, R., Boeferif, J., & Stokman, F. (2004). Actor alignments in European Union decision making. European Journal Of Political Research, 43, 237–261. substantive research
2010 Maoz, Z., & Somer-Topcu, Z. (2010). Political Polarization and Cabinet Stability in Multiparty Systems: A Social Networks Analysis of European Parliaments, 1945–98. British Journal Of Political Science, 40(04), 805–833. doi: 10.1017/S0007123410000220 substantive research
2012 Däubler, T., Benoit, K., Mikhaylov, S., & Laver, M. (2012). Natural Sentences as Valid Units for Coded Political Texts. British Journal Of Political Science, 42(04), 937–951. doi: 10.1017/S0007123412000105 methodological research
2014 Becher, M., & Christiansen, F. J. (2014). Dissolution Threats and Legislative Bargaining. American Journal Of Political Science, 00(0), 1–15. doi: 10.1111/ajps.12146 substantive research
2006 Kono, D. Y. (2006). Optimal Obfuscation: Democracy and Trade Policy Transparency. American Political Science Review, 100(3), 369–384. substantive research
2012 Anderson, C. J., & Just, A. (2012). Partisan legitimacy across generations. Electoral Studies, 31(2), 306–316. doi: 10.1016/j.electstud.2011.11.003 substantive research
2009 Adams, J., & Somer-Topcu, Z. (2009). Moderate Now, Win Votes Later: The Electoral Consequences of Parties' Policy Shifts in 25 Postwar Democracies. The Journal Of Politics, 71(02), 678. doi: 10.1017/S0022381609090537 substantive research
2007 Keman, H. (2007). Experts and manifestos: Different sources – Same results for comparative research? Electoral Studies, 26(1), 76–89. doi: 10.1016/j.electstud.2006.04.004 methodological research
2009 Mazzoleni, M. (2009). The Saliency of Regionalization in Party Systems: A Comparative Analysis of Regional Decentralization in Party Manifestos. Party Politics, 15(2), 199–218. doi: 10.1177/1354068808099981 substantive research
2013 Heath, O. (2013). Policy Representation, Social Representation and Class Voting in Britain. British Journal Of Political Science, 1–21. doi: 10.1017/S0007123413000318 substantive research
2011 Ezrow, L., Vries, C. de, Steenbergen, M., & Edwards, E. (2011). Mean voter representation and partisan constituency representation: Do parties respond to the mean voter position or to their supporters? Party Politics, 17(3), 275–301. doi: 10.1177/1354068810372100 substantive research
2012 Alonso, S., & Fonseca, S. C. da F. (2012). Immigration, left and right. Party Politics, 18(6), 865–884. doi: 10.1177/1354068810393265 substantive research
2010 Holmsten, S. S., Moser, R. G., & Slosar, M. C. (2010). Do Ethnic Parties Exclude Women? Comparative Political Studies, 43(10), 1179–1201. doi: 10.1177/0010414009347831 substantive research
2006 Rueda, D. (2006). Social Democracy and Active Labour-Market Policies: Insiders, Outsiders and the Politics of Employment Promotion. British Journal Of Political Science, 36(03), 385. doi: 10.1017/S0007123406000214 substantive research
2007 Klemmensen, R., Hobolt, S. B., & Hansen, M. E. (2007). Estimating policy positions using political texts: An evaluation of the Wordscores approach. Electoral Studies, 26(4), 746–755. doi: 10.1016/j.electstud.2007.07.006 methodological research
2006 Bawn, K., & Rosenbluth, F. (2006). Short versus Long Coalitions: Electoral Accountability and the Size of the Public Sector. American Journal Of Political Science, 50(2), 251–265. substantive research
2014 Immergut, E. M., & Abou-Chadi, T. (2014). How electoral vulnerability affects pension politics: Introducing a concept, measure and empirical application. European Journal Of Political Research, 53(2), 269–287. doi: 10.1111/1475-6765.12037 substantive research
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