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Pre-electoral commitments and bargaining delays in parliamentary democracies

March 2, 2021

  During the past decade, many parliamentary democracies have experienced bargaining delays when forming governments.

Geography and the Gender Gap: Evidence Against the Traditional Vote Hypothesis from Post-Suffrage Sweden

March 2, 2021

In many countries around the world, women's enfranchisement marked the single largest expansion in the eligible electorate.

The Anatomy of Post-Communist Regimes: A Challenge to the Mainstream Comparative Approach

March 2, 2021

  After the collapse of the Soviet Union, the newly gained dominance of liberal democracy as a political regime was accompanied by a new dominance of liberal democracy as a descriptive language....

Suspect Citizenship: Race and Racism in Postcolonial France

February 1, 2021

Based on past and current ethnographic research in the Parisian metropolitan region, I discuss how racial and ethnic minorities understand and respond to their racialization in a context in which...

A wolf in sheep's clothing: Citizen uncertainty and democratic backsliding

February 1, 2021

A prominent contemporary phenomenon is "backsliding'' of democratic countries into (semi-)authoritarian practices.

Why Europe’s Single Market Surpassed America’s

February 1, 2021

  Which has more of a “single market,” the United States or the European Union, and why? Most scholars and policy-makers will expect easy answers.

Book Talk | The New Party Challenge: Changing Cycles of Party Birth and Death in Central Europe and Beyond

December 4, 2020

Why do some parties live fast and die young, but other endure? And why are some party systems more stable than others?

A Cross-National Investigation into Contextual Effects and Populist Radical Right Support

September 30, 2020

  Populist radical right parties are more successful in some areas than others.

Economic Risk within the Household and Voting for the Radical Right

September 30, 2020

  This talk investigates how unemployment risk within households affects voting for the radical right.

Quid Pro Quo? Impeachment, Ukraine, and Russia

October 23, 2019

  This event is now full and we are unable to take any further reservations. However, if you would like to be added to the waitlist, please email us at sj1874@stanford.edu.

Coalition Inclusion Probabilities: A Dynamic Measure of Party Competitiveness and Cabinet Leverage

November 5, 2018

The paper that Mark Kayser will be presenting is co-authored by Matthias Orlowski (Humboldt University, Berlin) and Jochen Rehmert (Hertie School of Governance, Berlin).Synopsis:  Policies are made...

Partnering & Parricide: Establishment reactions to new political parties, and their electoral effects

January 19, 2018

For a democracy, a necessary condition is openness to new political ideas. New ideas are often carried by new political parties.

Seminar with James Alt

January 11, 2018

James E. Alt is the Frank G. Thomson Professor of Government.

Patrick Chamorel: "The French Elections and the Rising Political Divide"

March 17, 2017

Due to the overwhelming interest in this event, we are now booked to full capacity and unable to take further reservations.Please contact khaley@stanford.edu if you would like to be placed on the...

Alexander Stubb: "Life after Trump and Brexit: Will Europe be able to take the lead?"

March 15, 2017

 If you thought that world politics is boring, think again.

Damian Collins: "Britain and Brexit"

March 2, 2017

Damian Collins MP is a member of the House of Commons, and Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee for Culture, Media and Sport.

Save the Date: Torun Dewan

February 23, 2017

Torun Dewan is a political scientist at the London School of Economics.

What's Happening with Germany's Party System? Exploring the Emergence of the Alternative für Deutschland (AfD)

September 26, 2016

For many years, it seemed as if the German party system was immune to the temptations of right-wing populist parties.

**Cancelled** Brexit, Trump and the politics of fear: is populism here to stay?

July 12, 2016

**This event has been cancelled** With the backdrop of the Brexit vote in the UK, Nick Clegg will explore the factors behind the rise of the politics of identity, populism and nationalism in the UK...

* Cancelled * Seminar with Daniel Stegmueller

May 16, 2016

This workshop talk has been cancelled. Daniel Stegmueller is a Professor of Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences at the Graduate School of Social and Economic Sciences, University of...

**Cancelled** Seminar with Torben Iversen

April 25, 2016

**This event has been cancelled** Torben Iversen is Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy at Harvard.

Heritage Bureaucracies: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives (Day 2)

February 19, 2016

This conference aims to further our understanding of the institutional cultures, funding schemes and power structures underlying transnational institutions, with a particular focus on heritage...

"The Legacy of War on Fiscal Capacity" with Didac Queralt

February 8, 2016

States make war, and wars make states. The second clause of Tilly's dictum assumes that the fiscal effort that states exert to wage war persists over time.

Endogenous Credible Commitment and Party Competition Over Redistribution Under Alternative Electoral Institutions

April 9, 2015

Democracies do not legally bind parties to their policy promises. Thus winning the power to set policy through elections requires making credible commitments to pivotal voters.

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