Publications and Data



Publications on Elite Studies in Authoritarian Regimes

  • 2022– Strategic Uncertainty and Elite Defections in Electoral Autocracies. A Cross-national Analysis. Comparative Political Studies.
    • Replication material here
  • Elite Divisions, Party Origins, and Political Liberalization in Autocracies (with Masaaki Higashijima) under review
  • Business as usual? The Value of Political Connections under Regime Change. Evidence from Malaysia (with Jennifer Gandhi and Allison Cuttner) under review

Publications on Elite Studies in Democracies

  • 2021– Territorial and National Identities in times of change (with Margarita Gómez-Reino Cachafeiro) [book chapter] In Politicians in Hard Times. Facing Citizens after the Great Recession in Spain and Southern Europe, edited by Xavier Coller and Leonardo Sánchez-Ferrer, London: Palgrave Macmillan
  • 2021– New Scenario, New Motivations to Become a Politician? (with Manuel Portillo-Pérez) [book chapter] In Politicians in Hard Times. Facing Citizens after the Great Recession in Spain and Southern Europe, edited by Xavier Coller and Leonardo Sánchez-Ferrer, London: Palgrave Macmillan

Publications on Public Opinion

  • 2016– Citizens, Politicians, and Experts in Decision-making. Citizens’ perceptions of the quality of political actors matter. Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas, 154: 83-102 (with Clemente J. Navarro and Joan Font)
  • Revisiting Citizen Preferences for Participation, Representation, and Expertise (revising it)

Working Papers

  • New Cross-National Data for the Study of Elite Defections in Electoral Autocracies (updating it!)
  • Office Insecurity and How Elites Defect: Evidence from Yeltsin’s Russia
  • Education Policies and Indoctrination: A Global Dataset (With Carl H Knutsen and Phillip M. Lutscher)
  • Channelling unrest? Opposition coordination in authoritarian elections. Evidence from 2021 Smart Voting strategy (with Galina Selivanova)
  • Political representatives in Spain: profile and political career since the transition to democracy (with Pablo Domínguez, Xavier Coller & Antonio Jaime-Castillo)

Dissemination and Media

  • Between wishful thinking and fatalism? The role of elite divisions in Russia, ZOiS spotlight series (accepted and online from Nov. 27)
  • 2022– article. A ‘cat-dog’ called Electoral Autocracy. ECPR’s Political Science Blog The Loop
  • 2022– article. ¿El principio del fin? Fisuras en el aparato mediático del Kremlin, Agenda Pública, El País
  • 2022– media appearance. Invasión de Ukrania y los oligarcas rusos, Valors al’alça, Radio Matarò, Barcelona