• Electoral competition after party splits 

      Ibenskas, Raimondas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      While party splits are a relatively frequent phenomenon in many new and established democracies, the systematic empirical research on electoral competition after schisms is limited. The analysis of more than 200 splits ...
    • Legislators, organizations and ties: understanding interest group recognition in the European Parliament 

      Ibenskas, Raimondas; Bunea, Adriana (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      What explains Members of European Parliament's (MEPs’) decisions to recognize some interest groups as relevant policy actors? Addressing this question is fundamental for understanding the role of political elites in shaping ...