European Journal of Political Research

(The median citation count of European Journal of Political Research is 2. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-08-01 to 2023-08-01.)
The effect of COVID‐19 lockdowns on political support: Some good news for democracy?265
Political trust during the Covid‐19 pandemic: Rally around the flag or lockdown effects?119
How the coronavirus crisis affects citizen trust in institutions and in unknown others: Evidence from ‘the Swedish experiment’118
Still blurry? Economic salience, position and voting for radical right parties in Western Europe52
Retrospective pledge voting: A comparative study of the electoral consequences of government parties’ pledge fulfilment37
Voter mobilisation in the echo chamber: Broadband internet and the rise of populism in Europe31
If I'll win it, I want it: The role of instrumental considerations in explaining public support for referendums29
Dynamics of protest and electoral politics in the Great Recession27
Empowered and enraged: Political efficacy, anger and support for populism in Europe25
Under pressure. Economic constraints, electoral politics and labour market reforms in Southern Europe in the decade of the Great Recession23
Elite‐public interaction on twitter: EU issue expansion in the campaign23
The European lavender vote: Sexuality, ideology and vote choice in Western Europe22
Terrorist attacks and Europeans’ attitudes towards immigrants: An experimental approach20
Class and social policy in the knowledge economy20
Between governance‐driven democratisation and democracy‐driven governance: Explaining changes in participatory governance in the case of Barcelona19
European ruling parties’ electoral strategies and overseas enfranchisement policies19
Different worlds of contention? Protest in Northwestern, Southern and Eastern Europe19
In‐group solidarity or out‐group hostility in response to terrorism in France? Evidence from a regression discontinuity design19
Uncooperative society, uncooperative politics or both? Trust, polarization, populism and COVID‐19 deaths across European regions18
The more the better? Rule growth and policy impact from a macro perspective18
From chasing populists to deconstructing populism: A new multidimensional approach to understanding and comparing populism17
Does counter‐mobilization contain right‐wing populist movements? Evidence from Germany16
Male and female politicians on Twitter: A machine learning approach16
Degrees of influence: Educational inequality in policy representation15
The mobilising effect of political choice14
Congruence between voters and parties: The role of party‐level issue salience14
Regional inequality and institutional trust in Europe14
Institutionalising electoral uncertainty and authoritarian regime survival14
Why are the affluent better represented around the world?13
Competition and interaction: Party ties to interest groups in a multidimensional policy space12
Confident and cautious candidates: Explaining under‐representation of women in Danish municipal politics12
Far‐right protest mobilisation in Europe: Grievances, opportunities and resources12
Emotions, governmental trust and support for the restriction of civil liberties during the covid‐19 pandemic11
Social status, political priorities and unequal representation11
The winners of legislative mandate: An analysis of post‐parliamentary career positions in Germany and the Netherlands11
The abiding voter: The lengthy horizon of retrospective evaluations11
Party effects on total and disaggregated welfare spending: A mixed‐effects approach11
Contesting Covid: The ideological bases of partisan responses to the Covid‐19 pandemic11
Multiple roots of the populist radical right: Support for the Dutch PVV in cities and the countryside10
Having a say or getting your way? Political choice and satisfaction with democracy10
Do people want a ‘fairer’ electoral system? An experimental study in four countries10
Local labour market competition and radical right voting: Evidence from France10
Unpacking the politics of legislative debates10
Explaining the immigration policy mix: Countries' relative openness to asylum and labour migration10
The partisan nature of support for democratic backsliding: A comparative perspective10
Sharing the burden in a free riders’ land: The EU migration and asylum policy in the views of public opinion and politicians10
The moment you decide, you divide: How politicians assess procedural fairness10
Depression and attitudes to change in referendums: The case of Brexit10
Change and continuity in the ideological gender gap a longitudinal analysis of left‐right self‐placement in OECD countries9
The micro–macro interactive approach to political trust: Quality of representation and substantive representation across Europe9
The importance of personal vote intentions for the responsiveness of legislators: A field experiment9
Bring in the experts? Citizen preferences for independent experts in political decision‐making processes9
Organised interests in the media and policy congruence: The contingent impact of the status quo9
Welfare state reforms and mass media attention: Evidence from three European democracies9
Political parties, globalization and labour strength: Assessing differences across welfare state programs8
Jurisdiction size and local government effectiveness: Assessing the effects of municipal amalgamations on performance8
Issue politicization and social class: How the electoral supply activates class divides in political preferences8
Testing the input‐process‐output model of public participation8
Public support for state surveillance8
Ministerial policy dominance in parliamentary democracies8
The unseen hands: Collaborative instrumental leadership in the British renegotiation case8
‘Pinkwashing’ the radical‐right: Gender and the mainstreaming of radical‐right policies and actions8
Public opinion towards welfare state reform: The role of political trust and government satisfaction7
No direct taxation without new elite representation: Industrialization and the domestic politics of taxation7
Institutionalising participatory and deliberative procedures: The origins of the first permanent citizens’ assembly7
Do citizens care about government debt? Evidence from survey experiments on budgetary priorities7
The electoral roots of unequal representation. A spatial modelling approach to party systems and voting in Western Europe7
Legislating or rubber‐stamping? Assessing parliament's influence on law‐making with text reuse7
Redistribution attitudes and vote choice across the educational divide7
Technocratic attitudes in COVID‐19 times: Change and preference over types of experts7
A problem‐based approach to understanding public support for referendums7
Appealing broadly while appearing unified: Resolving an electoral dilemma6
Public support for deliberative citizens' assemblies selected through sortition: Evidence from 15 countries6
The family policy positions of conservative parties: A farewell to the male‐breadwinner family model?6
Voter expectations of government formation in coalition systems: The importance of the information context6
Policy responsiveness to all citizens or only to voters? A longitudinal analysis of policy responsiveness in OECD countries6
The scope of exclusionary public response to the European refugee crisis5
Global warming and polarization. Wind turbines and the electoral success of the greens and the populist radical right5
Citizens and the state during crisis: Public authority, private behaviour and the Covid‐19 pandemic in France5
Europe's migration crisis: Local contact and out‐group hostility5
‘Going institutional’ to overcome obstruction: Explaining the suppression of minority rights in Western European parliaments, 1945−20105
Political socialization, political gender gaps and the intergenerational transmission of left‐right ideology5
What parties want from their leaders: How office achievement trumps electoral performance as a driver of party leader survival5
The pandemic and the question of national belonging: Exposure to covid‐19 threat and conceptions of nationhood5
Don't air your dirty laundry: Party leadership contests and parliamentary election outcomes5
Climate politics in hard times: How local economic shocks influence MPs attention to climate change5
Agenda‐setting under pressure: Does domestic politics influence the European Commission?5
Rallying in fear? Estimating the effect of the UK COVID‐19 lockdown with a natural experiment5
Male MPs, electoral vulnerability and the substantive representation of women's interests5
(Same)‐sex in the city: Urbanisation and LGBTI rights expansion5
Cabinet ministers and inequality5
Parenthood and social policy preferences: A gender and time sensitive examination4
Institutional reform and public attitudes toward EU decision making4
Do party supporters accept policy compromises in coalition governments?4
Blame shifting and blame obfuscation: The blame avoidance effects of delegation in the European Union4
Do populist values or civic values drive support for referendums in Europe?4
Cost of ruling as a game of tones: The accumulation of bad news and incumbents’ vote loss4
Quotas, women's leadership and grassroots women activists: Bringing women into the party?4
Birds of a feather flock together? The survival of underrepresented groups within parliamentary parties, 1991–20154
Immigration and the sociocultural divide in Central and Eastern Europe: Stasis or evolution?4
Populism's rise in post‐communist countries: Breaking electoral promises and incumbent left parties’ vote losses4
Succession, power‐sharing and the development of representative institutions in medieval Europe4
How parties led by a woman redefine their positions: Empirical evidence for women's green, alternative and libertarian agenda4
Defending the European court of human rights: Experimental evidence from Britain3
When democratic experience distorts democracy: Citizen reactions to undemocratic incumbent behaviour3
Oil, elections and fiscal transparency3
Corruption and support for decentralisation3
Institutional constraints on cabinet formation: Veto points and party system dynamics3
Why change party finance transparency? Political competition and evidence from the ‘deviant’ case of Norway3
A regional perspective to the study of affective polarization3
What's left after right‐wing extremism? The effects on political orientation3
Does fiscal pressure constrain policy responsiveness? Evidence from Germany3
Who talks about what? Issue strategies across the party hierarchy3
Portfolio allocation patterns and policy‐making effectiveness in minority coalition governments3
Interest group networks in the European Union3
Action repertoires in contentious episodes: What determines governments’ and challengers’ action strategies? A cross‐national analysis3
The legitimacy‐conferring capacity of constitutional courts: Evidence from a comparative survey experiment12
Us versus them: Do the rules of the game encourage negative partisanship?2
Can the use of minipublics backfire? Examining how policy adoption shapes the effect of minipublics on political support among the general public2
Who cares about the public sphere?2
The consequences of repeatedly losing on legitimacy beliefs2
Q&A in legislative oversight: A framework for analysis2
Redistribution in a political union: The case of the EU2
Do opportunistic snap elections affect political trust? Evidence from a natural experiment2
The leadership dilemma: Examining the impact of strong leaders on parties2
Mind the gap: How party–voter incongruence fuels the entry and support of new parties2
Threat or corrective to democracy? The relationship between populism and different models of democracy2
Who's to blame? How performance evaluation and partisanship influence responsibility attribution in grand coalition governments2
COVID‐19‐related anxieties do not decrease support for liberal democracy2
Environmentalism as an independent dimension of political preferences2
Candidate evaluations across the aisle: Cross‐cultural evidence that out‐partisans value candidate warmth more than in‐partisans2
Online versus offline: Exploring the link between how candidates campaign and how voters cast their ballot2
When the chickens come home to roost: The long‐term impact of party positions on religious voting2
Committee strength in parliamentary democracies: A new index2
Rule omission, rule migration and the limits of financial industry power2
Do politicians anticipate voter control? A comparative study of representatives’ accountability beliefs2
The institutional and political roots of complex policies: Evidence from the European Union2
Agents of past principals: The lasting effects of incumbents on the political ideology of bureaucrats2