Comparative Political Studies

(The median citation count of Comparative Political Studies is 14. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-06-01 to 2023-06-01.)
Corruption and Trust: Theoretical Considerations and Evidence From Mexico236
Comparative Pork Barrel Politics144
From Above and Below142
Interaction Effects in Mixed-Member Electoral Systems140
Changing Values in Advanced Industrial Societies125
Gender Quotas, Electoral Laws, and the Election of Women118
Populism as a Problem of Social Integration109
Incentives to Cultivate a Party Vote in Candidate-centric Electoral Systems104
From Socialism to Social Democracy98
Lessons from Strange Cases98
The Structural Determinants of Democratic Consolidation97
Conditional Receptivity to Citizen Participation91
Learning From Others89
With a Little Help from my Friends85
Gender Quotas, Electoral Laws, and the Election of Women84
Women’s Political Engagement Under Quota-Mandated Female Representation83
Lying or Believing? Measuring Preference Falsification From a Political Purge in China82
Decentralization and the Development of Nationalized Party Systems in New Democracies: Evidence From Latin America82
Government Responsiveness in the European Union: Evidence From Council Voting81
With a Little Help From The People? The Role of Public Opinion in Advocacy Success80
Are We All Amazon Primed? Consumers and the Politics of Platform Power80
Economic Conditions and Incumbent Support in Africa's New Democracies79
From Comparative Public Policy to Political Economy78
Ideological Congruence and Citizen Satisfaction: Evidence From 25 Advanced Democracies70
Explaining Vote Switching Across First- and Second-Order Elections70
Long-Term Economic Distress, Cultural Backlash, and Support for Brexit66
From Patronage to Program65
Shadows From the Past: Party System Institutionalization in Asia63
Electoral System Effects on Women's Representation59
Value Orientations From the World Values Survey57
Political Participation in a New Democracy57
Women Politicians, Institutions, and Perceptions of Corruption56
Automation and the Welfare State: Technological Change as a Determinant of Redistribution Preferences56
Out of the Cabinet56
From Local Strongman to Facilitator54
The Stability of Party Identification in Western Democracies53
How Can International Organizations Shape National Welfare States?49
Nationalism and Ethnic-Based Trust49
Careerists Versus Coal-Miners: Welfare Reforms and the Substantive Representation of Social Groups in the British Labour Party48
The Politics of Trade-Offs: Studying the Dynamics of Welfare State Reform With Conjoint Experiments47
The Lay of the Land: Information Capacity and the Modern State45
From Formlessness to Structure? The Institutionalization of Competitive Party Systems in Africa44
Authoritarian Institutions and Women’s Rights44
How State Support of Religion Shapes Attitudes Toward Muslim Immigrants44
From Methodology to Practice44
Clientelism as Persuasion-Buying42
Proportionality and Turnout41
From "Grand Coalition" To Left-Right Confrontation41
Political Parties, Party Systems, and Democracy in East Asia41
Rights for Same-Sex Couples and Public Attitudes Toward Gays and Lesbians in Europe40
Bailouts, Budget Constraints, and Leviathans39
Political Scale and Electoral Turnout: Evidence From the Less Industrialized World38
Attitudes Toward Migrants in a Highly Impacted Economy: Evidence From the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Jordan38
Coalition Agreements, Issue Attention, and Cabinet Governance38
Merit, Tenure, and Bureaucratic Behavior: Evidence From a Conjoint Experiment in the Dominican Republic38
The Evolution of the Immigration Debate: Evidence from a New Dataset of Party Positions Over the Last Half-Century37
Do Parties “Playing the Race Card” Undermine Natives’ Support for Redistribution? Evidence From Europe36
How Sanctions Affect Public Opinion in Target Countries: Experimental Evidence From Israel36
Living in Fear: The Dynamics of Extortion in Mexico’s Drug War36
Does Reform Prevent Rebellion? Evidence From Russia’s Emancipation of the Serfs35
The Ethnic Logic of Campaign Strategy in Diverse Societies35
Using the Qur’ān to Empower Arab Women? Theory and Experimental Evidence From Egypt35
Refining the Oil Curse34
Economic Sanctions and Public Opinion: Survey Experiments From Russia34
Local Elections in Authoritarian Regimes33
Social Networks and the Targeting of Vote Buying33
Political Competition as an Obstacle to Judicial Independence: Evidence From Russia and Ukraine33
Pulling the Strings? The Strategic Use of Pro-Government Mobilization in Authoritarian Regimes32
In-Group Loyalty and the Punishment of Corruption31
Economic Hardship and Policy Preferences in the Eurozone Periphery30
Framing by the Flock: Collective Issue Definition and Advocacy Success30
In Whose Interest? Gender and Mass–Elite Priority Congruence in Sub-Saharan Africa30
Ethnic Parties and Public Spending29
Representation, Electoral Reform, and Democracy29
The Armed Forces and Transitions from Authoritarian Rule28
From Open to Secret Ballot28
Policy Coalition Building in an Authoritarian Legislature: Evidence From China’s National Assemblies (1983-2007)26
West Germany: A Remade Political Culture?26
Bankers' Alliances and Economic Policy Patterns26
“The Behavioral Foundations of Social Politics: Evidence from Surveys and a Laboratory Democracy”25
Party Politics and Fiscal Discipline in a Federation25
Citizens and Condemnation: Strategic Uses of International Human Rights Pressure in Authoritarian States24
Presidential Term Limit Contravention: Abolish, Extend, Fail, or Respect?24
The Economic Origins of Authoritarian Values: Evidence From Local Trade Shocks in the United Kingdom24
Policy Uncertainty in Hybrid Regimes: Evidence From Firm-Level Surveys24
Testing the “China Model” of Meritocratic Promotions: Do Democracies Reward Less Competent Ministers Than Autocracies?23
The Sustainability of Political Democracy23
Mass Organization and the Durability of Competitive Authoritarian Regimes23
The Ideological Shadow of Authoritarianism23
The Politics of Financial Booms and Crises23
The Long-Term Electoral Legacies of Civil War in Young Democracies: Italy, 1946-196822
The Spillover Effects of Participatory Governance22
Patterns of Regime Breakdown Since the French Revolution22
Political Competition and Public Procurement Outcomes22
Religious—Nationalist Mobilization and State Penetration21
Debating the State of Comparative Politics21
Estimating Causal Relationships Between Women’s Representation in Government and Corruption21
Business Against Markets: Employer Resistance to Collective Bargaining Liberalization During the Eurozone Crisis21
Geographic Divides and Cosmopolitanism: Evidence From Switzerland21
Asymmetric Accountability: An Experimental Investigation of Biases in Evaluations of Governments’ Election Pledges21
Party Competition and Emotive Rhetoric21
Colonial Legacies and State Institutions in China21
Civil Society Engagement and Policy Representation in Europe21
Executive–Legislative Relations, Party Defections, and Lower Level Administrative Unit Proliferation: Evidence From Kenya20
Democracy and Religious Politics20
When Does Information Influence Voters? The Joint Importance of Salience and Coordination20
Leaning Right and Learning From the Left19
Communist Legacies and Left-Authoritarianism19
The Origins of Social Capital19
From Simple Determinism to Interactive Models of Voting19
Taking to the Streets: Protest as an Expression of Political Preference in Africa19
Unpacking Ethnic Preferences19
Foreign Direct Investment and Elections: The Impact of Greenfield FDI on Incumbent Party Reelection in Brazil18
(How) Do Voters Discriminate Against Women Candidates? Experimental and Qualitative Evidence From Malawi18
Brexit Domino? The Political Contagion Effects of Voter-endorsed Withdrawals from International Institutions18
Do Public Fund Windfalls Increase Corruption? Evidence From a Natural Disaster18
Building Support From Below? Subnational Elections, Diffusion Effects, and the Growth of the Opposition in Mexico, 1984-200018
Qualitative Methods18
On the Durability of Green Politics17
Gender Dimensions of (Non)Violence in Communal Conflict: The Case of Jos, Nigeria17
When Do the Poor Vote for the Right Wing and Why: Status Hierarchy and Vote Choice in the Indian States17
Rising from the Ashes?17
The Nature, Determinants, and Consequences of Chávez’s Charisma: Evidence From a Study of Venezuelan Public Opinion17
From Labor to Finance17
Explaining the Dominance of Legacy Unions in New Democracies16
Religion and Political Protest: A Cross-Country Analysis16
Parties, Legislators, and the Origins of Proportional Representation16
Elections as Causes of Democratization: Southeast Asia in Comparative Perspective15
It’s Not the Left: Ideology and Protest Participation in Old and New Democracies15
Institutions and the “Resource Curse”: Evidence From Cases of Oil-Related Bribery15
The Constitutionalization of Indigenous Group Rights, Traditional Political Institutions, and Customary Law15
The Lesser Evil? Corruption Voting and the Importance of Clean Alternatives15
Traditional Political Institutions and Democracy: Reassessing Their Compatibility and Accountability15
Monetary Union and Wage Bargaining Institutions in the EU15
Students in the Streets: Education and Nonviolent Protest15
Being There Is Half the Battle: Group Inclusion, Constitution-Writing, and Democracy15
Elected MPs, Traditional Chiefs, and Local Public Goods: Evidence on the Role of Leaders in Co-Production From Rural Zambia14
Citizen Attitudes Toward Traditional and State Authorities: Substitutes or Complements?14
Can Politicians Police Themselves? Natural Experimental Evidence From Brazil’s Audit Courts14
Does It Take Democrats to Democratize? Lessons From Islamic and Secular Elite Values in Turkey14
The Origins of Persistent Current Account Imbalances in the Post-Bretton Woods Era14
Measuring Dissent in Electoral Authoritarian Societies14
Post-Materialism from a Peasant Perspective14
Substitution or Facilitation: Service-Delivery NGOs and Political Engagement in the Peruvian Amazon14
Backing the Incumbent in Difficult Times: The Electoral Impact of Wildfires14