Publications and Data



Publications on Elite Studies in Authoritarian Regimes

  • Strategic Uncertenty and Elite Defections in Electoral Autocracies. A Cross-national Analysis (conditional acceptance, Comparative Political Studies)
  • Beyond Elite Dissent. New Dimensions and Data for the Study of Elite Defections in Autocracies (submitted)

Publications on Elite Studies in Democracies

  • 2021- Territorial and National Identities in times of change (2010-2018) (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? (2010-2018) (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)
  • Participation, Representation, and Expertise: Revisiting Citizen Preferences for Political Decision-Making Processes (under review)

Working Papers

  • Office Insecurity and How Elites Defect: Evidence from Yeltsin’s Russia
  • The Value of Political Connections when Authoritarian Governments Fall from Power. Evidence from Malaysia (with Jennifer Gandhi and Allison Cuttner)
  • How Ruling Parties Emerge, Elite Divisions and the fall of Party-based Dictatorships (with Masaaki Higashijima)