Publications

Selected GovLis publications:

Flöthe, L. and Rasmussen, A. (forthcoming) ‘Public Voices in the Heavenly Chorus? Group Type Bias and Opinion Representation’, Journal of European Public Policy.

Junk, W.M. and Rasmussen, A. (forthcoming) ‘Framing by the Flock: Collective Issue Definition and Advocacy Success’, Comparative Political Studies.

Rasmussen, A., Reher, S. and Toshkov, D. (forthcoming) ‘The Opinion-Policy Nexus in Europe and the Role of Political Institutions’, European Journal of Political Research.

Rasmussen, A., Mäder, L. and Reher, S. (2018) ‘With a Little Help From The People? The Role of Public Opinion in Advocacy Success’, Comparative Political Studies, 51(2). Codebook

Rasmussen, A., Romeijn, J. and Toshkov, D. (2018) ‘Dynamics of Regulatory Policymaking in Sweden: The Role of Media Advocacy and Public Opinion’Scandinavian Political Studies, 41(1), 49-74.

Bevan, S. and Rasmussen, A. (2017) ‘When Does Government Listen to the Public? Voluntary Associations and Dynamic Agenda Representation in the United States’, Open Access, Policy Studies Journal.


List of conference papers:

Flöthe, L. (2018) ‘It’s not all about the money – what (other) resources do interest groups have and how do they affect representation?’ (paper prepared for the ECPR Joint Sessions, Nicosia, April 2018).

Rasmussen, A., Binderkrantz, A. & Klüver, H. (2018) ‘Media Lobbying and Policy Responsiveness: Evidence from Denmark and Germany’ (paper prepared for the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, April 2018).

Rasmussen, A. & Romeijn.J. (2018). Party Collaboration as a Route to Advocacy Succes? How Party Linkage affects Preference Attainment (paper prepared for the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, April 2018).

Romeijn, J. (2018) ‘Do parties listen to the(ir) public? Party responsiveness to policy proposals in Germany’ (paper prepared for the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, April 2018).

Flöthe, L. (2017) ‘Much information, little representation? When and why some advocates inform policymakers about public preferences and others don’t’ (paper prepared for the Workshop “New Avenues in the Study of Policy Responsiveness”, University of Copenhagen, October 31, 2017).

Reher, S. (2017) ‘Similar Yet Different: Patterns and Causes of Gender Differences in Opinion-Policy Congruence in Europe’ (paper prepared for the Workshop “New Avenues in the Study of Policy Responsiveness”, University of Copenhagen, October 31, 2017).

Junk, W.M. (2017) ‘Umbrellas or people? Lobbying access as a matter of representational information’ (paper presented at the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) General Conference in Oslo, September 2017).

Junk, W.M. (2017) ‘Coalitions arm the weak: The conditional effect of lobbying coalitions on preference attainment’ (paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA) in San Francisco, August 2017).

Rasmussen, A. (2017) ‘The (Organised) People’s Voice? Organised Interests and Public Opinion in Policymaking’ (paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Public Policy in Singapore, June 28–30, 2017).

Flöthe, L. & Rasmussen, A. (2017) ‘Shadowy Agitators or Representatives of the Public? Interest Advocates and Public Opinion’ (paper presented at the EUSA Fifteenth Biennial Conference in Miami, May 4-6, 2017).

Mäder, L., Rasmussen, A. & Toshkov, D. (2016) ‘How Does Party Government Moderate Policy Responsiveness? Evidence from Three Parliamentary Democracies’ (paper presented at The workshop on The Responsible Party Model in Times of Dealignment, 19-20 December, 2016. University of Leuven).

Rasmussen, A., Reher, S. and Toshkov, D. (2016) ‘Political Institutions and Policy Representation in Europe’ (version November 2016).

Rasmussen, A. & Reher,S. (2016) ‘The Impact of Civil Society Organizations on Policy Representation in Europe’ (paper presented at the Rokkan Symposium: Understanding Representational and Policy-Making Challenges in Multi-Jurisdictional Polities, Bergen, Norway).

Junk, W.M. & Rasmussen, A. (2016) ‘If we frame it that way…?’ Understanding the relationship between frames and advocacy success’ (paper presented at the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) General Conference in Prague, September 2016).


Selected publications by GovLis project team members:

Alexandrova, P, Rasmussen, A and Toshkov, D. (2015) ‘Agenda Responsiveness in the European Council: Public Priorities, Policy Problems and Political Attention’, West European Politics, OnlineFirst.

Junk, Wiebke Marie (2015) ‘Two Logics of NGO advocacy: understanding inside and outside lobbying on EU environmental policies’, Journal of European Public Policy.

Reher, S. (2015) ‘Explaining Cross-National Variation in the Effect of Priority Congruence on Satisfaction with Democracy’, European Journal of Political Research.

Klüver, H. (2015) ‘Interest groups in the German Bundestag: Exploring the issue linkage between citizens and interest groups’, German Politics.

Rasmussen, A., Carroll, B. and Lowery, D. (2014) ‘Representatives of the Public? Public Opinion and Interests Group Activity’, European Journal of Political Research.

Rasmussen A. and Carroll B. (2014) ‘Determinants of upper-class dominance in the heavenly chorus: Lessons from European Commission online consultations’, British Journal of Political Science 44(2).

König, T. and Mäder, L. (2014) ‘The Strategic Nature of Compliance: An Empirical Evaluation of Law Implementation in the Central Monitoring System of the European Union’, American Journal of Political Science 58(1).

Reher, S. (2014). ‘The Effect of Congruence in Policy Priorities on Electoral Participation’, Electoral Studies 36: 158-72.

Rasmussen A. and Toshkov, D. (2013) ‘The Effect of Stakeholder Involvement: Consultation of External Actors and Legislative Duration’, European Union Politics 14(3).

Alexandrova, P. and A. Rasmussen (2013) ‘Political Responsiveness in Multi-Level Systems: The case of the European Union’, Working paper.

Toshkov, D. (2012 ‘Policy Making Beyond Political Ideology: The Adoption of Smoking Bans in Europe’, Public Administration, Vol. 91 (2).

Binderkrantz, Anne  Skorkjær (2012) ‘Interest Groups in the Media. Bias and Diversity over Time’, European Journal of Political Research. 51(1).

Wlezien, C. & Soroka, S. N. (2012) ‘Political Institutions and the Opinion–Policy Link’, West European Politics 35(6).

Halpin, Darren & Anne Skorkjær Binderkrantz (2011).‘Explaining Breadth of Policy Engagement: Patterns of Interest Group Mobilization in Public Policy’, Journal of European Public Policy 18(2).

Toshkov, D. (2011) ‘Public opinion and policy output in the European Union: A lost relationship’, European Union Politics 12(2).

Soroka, S. N. & Wlezien, C. (2010) Degrees of Democracy, New York, Cambridge University Press.

Baumgartner, F. R., Gray, V. & Lowery, D. (2009) ‘Federal Policy Activity and the Mobilization of State Lobbying Organizations’,Political Research Quarterly, 62(3).

Gray, V., Lowery, D., Fellowes, M. & Anderson, J. L. (2005) ‘Legislative Agendas and Interest Advocacy’, American Politics Research, 33(3).

Gray, V., Lowery, D., Fellowes, M. & McAtee, A. (2004) ‘Public Opinion, Public Policy, and Organized Interests in the American States’, Political Research Quarterly, 57(3).