Monograph

Past incentives, present choices. Ideational legacies and the politics of migration in European minority regions. Book manuscript under contract with Oxford University Press.

Articles in peer-reviewed journals

Forthcoming. Nationalism, class, and status: How nationalists use policy offers and group appeals to attract a new electorate (with Philip J. Howe and Edina Szöcsik). Accepted for publication at Comparative Political Studies.

2021. Thirty years of Regional and Federal Studies (with Imke Harbers, Michaël Tatham & Louise Tillin). Regional & Federal Studies 31 (1): 1-23.

2021. Does decentralization turn minority parties into secessionists? Insights from Eastern and Western Europe (with Edina Szöcsik). West European Politics 44 (4): 825-851. Accepted preprintOnline appendixReplication material.

2020. Making regional citizens? The political drivers and effects of subnational immigrant integration policies in Europe and North America Regional Studies 54 (11): 1475-1485 (with Anita Manatschal and Verena Wisthaler). Open access.

2020. Explaining the immigrant integration laws of German, Italian and Spanish regions: Sub-state nationalism and multi-level party politicsRegional Studies 54 (11): 1486-1497. Accepted preprintReplication material.

2019. Check your truth conditions! Clarifying the relationship between theories of causation and social science methods of causal inference. Sociological Methods and Research. Online first. DOI: 10.1177/0049124119826156. (with Ingo Rohlfing) Accepted preprintReplication material. 

2019. The Second Edition of the EPAC Expert Survey on Ethnonationalism in Party Competition. Testing for Validity and Reliability. Regional and Federal Studies 29 (1): 91-113 (with Edina Szöcsik). EPAC Data.

2017. Surpassing Simple Aggregation. Advanced Strategies for Analyzing Contextual-Level Outcomes in Multilevel Modelsmethods, data, analyses. Open access. DOI: 10.12758/mda.2017.05 (with Dominik Becker and Wiebke Breustedt).

2016. Liquid Democracy: Potentials, Problems, and PerspectivesThe Journal of Political Philosophy 24 (2): 162–182  (with Christian Blum).

2015. Position, Selective Emphasis and Framing: How parties deal with a second dimension in competitionParty Politics 21 (6): 839–850 (with Anwen Elias and Edina Szöcsik).

2015. Ethnic outbidding and nested competition. Explaining the extremism of ethnonational minority parties in Europe. European Journal of Political Research 54 (4): 784–801 (with Edina Szöcsik). AppendixData and replication code.

2015. Reserved Seats, Political Parties, and Minority RepresentationEthnopolitics 14 (4), 390-403.

2015. EPAC – a new dataset on ethnonationalism in party competition in 22 European democraciesParty Politics 21 (1), 153-160, (with Edina Szöcsik). Online appendix. EPAC Data.

2013. Beyond Outbidding? Ethnic Party Strategies in Serbia. Party Politics, 19 (5), 758-777.

2013. Representative Claims and expected Gains. Minority Council Elections and intra-ethnic Competition in Serbia. East European Politics, 29 (1), 52-68 (with Jan Jakub Mus).

2012. Ethnic Party Competition beyond the segmented Market. Nationalities Papers, 40 (6), 927-944.

2011. Understanding the Multinational Game: Toward a Theory of Asymmetrical Federalism. Comparative Political Studies, 44 (5), 546-571.

Book chapters

2017. Serbia and Montenegro. From Centralization to Secession and Multi-ethnic Regionalism, in Arjan Schakel (ed.): Regional and National Elections in Eastern Europe. Territoriality of the Vote in Ten Countries, pp. 207-238. Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMilllan (with Jelena Dzankic). (For data, see Arjan Schakel’s website).

2016. Die politische Theorie des Neoinstitutionalismus: James March und Johan Olsen, in André Brodocz and Gary S. Schaal (eds.): Politische Theorien der Gegenwart II, 4. Auflage. Opladen/ Farmington Hills: Verlag Barbara Budrich/UTB (with André Kaiser).

2013. Whose Mobilisation? An Ontological Primer on the Mobilisation of National Minorities, in Julien Danero, Nenad Stojanovic & Sharon Weinblum (eds.): New Nation States and National Minorities, 191-207. Colchester: ECPR Press.

Working papers / commentary / short pieces

Is Federalism Conducive To Ethnic Outbidding?50 Shades of Federalism, 2021.

Taking Stock of the Explanatory Power of Ideas. EuropeNow, Council for European Studies, January 2020.

Comparing the politics behind the immigrant integration laws of Catalonia and South Tyrol. GRITIM-UPF Working Paper Series 22/Winter 2014.