• Accountable to whom? How strong parties subvert local democratic institutions 

      Auerbach, Kiran Rose (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      How do politicians in emerging democracies subvert institutional reforms that are designed to improve accountability? Looking at patron-client relations within political parties, I present a strategy, partisan accountability, ...
    • All about the money? A cross-national study of parties’ relations with trade unions in 12 western democracies 

      Allern, Elin Haugsgjerd; Hansen, Vibeke Wøien; Otjes, Simon; Rasmussen, Anne; Røed, Maiken; Bale, Tim (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      This article examines political parties’ approach to trade unions and the role of private and public party finance in contemporary democracies. We suggest that both unions’ direct donations and states’ party finance regimes ...
    • Internal party democracy in former rebel parties 

      Sindre, Gyda Marås (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      Intraparty democracy is considered an important feature of former rebel movements’ adaptation to democracy more generally. What conditions intraparty democracy in former rebel parties? This article traces internal debates ...
    • Introducing the Party-interest group relationships in contemporary democracies datasets 

      Allern, Elin Haugsgjerd; Hansen, Vibeke Wøien; Rødland, Lise; Maiken, Røed; Klüver, Heike; Le Gall, Cal; Marshall, David; Otjes, Simon; Poguntke, Thomas; Rasmussen, Anne; Saurugger, Sabine; Witko, Christopher (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Few existing datasets on parties and interest groups include data from both sides and a wide variety of interest groups and parties. We contribute to filling this gap by making several interconnected new datasets publicly ...
    • Paying to party: Candidate resources and party switching in new democracies 

      Rakner, Lise; Arriola, Leonardo; Davies, Justine Ina; Choi, Danny; Phillips, Melanie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Party switching among legislative candidates has important implications for accountability and representation in democratizing countries. We argue that party switching is influenced by campaign costs tied to the clientelistic ...