Recent opinion pieces and papers delivered

  

Recent opinion pieces

 

Why vote at elections with no apparent purpose? Voter turnout at elections to the European Parliament Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies European Policy Analysis 2014:4. View pdf.


“The European malaise and the failure of leadership” (Recon Newsletter
4:2, June 2010). View pdf.


The state of democracy in Europe: a comment in Changing Party Systems in a Deepening and Widening Europe (electronic publication at http://www.fes.de/ipg/INDEXE.HTM) View pdf.

 


Recent scholarly papers


“Modes of representation and satisfaction with democracy" with Pedro Riera, presentation at  the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, September 2014. View pdf.

Deaf leading the blind: the paradoxical mismatch between dynamic representation and thermostatic responsiveness in the EU. Paper presented at the Canadian Political Science Association annual meeting, Victoria BC, June 2013. View pdf.

"The hollowing out of democracy in Europe? Towards a test of the Peter Mair thesis" paper prepared for presentation at the conference in honor of Peter Mair, European University Institute, October 2012. View pdf.


“Stimulus, response and turnout variations at a European Parliament election” with Bernhard Wessels. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, April 2011. Revised for presentation at the University of Twenty, November 2012. View pdf.

“A Structuring Theory of Electoral Politics” with Till Weber. Revised version of a paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, April 2011. Revised for presentation at the University of British Collumbia, September 2014. View pdf.