Publications

Selected GovLis publications:

Junk, W., Romeijn, J. and Rasmussen, A., (2020) ‘Is this a men’s world? On the need to study descriptive representation of women in lobbying and policy advocacy’, Journal of European Public Policy.

Romeijn, J. (2020). ‘Lobbying during government formations: Do policy advocates attain their preferences in coalition agreements?’West European Politics.

Junk, W. (2020). ‘Lobbying Coalitions’, In: Palgrave Encyclopedia of Interest Groups, Lobbying, and Public Affairs (Editors: P. Harris, A. Bitonti, C. Fleischer, A. Binderkrantz).

Rasmussen, A. (2019) ‘Policy Representation in Europe: the 2018 Peter Mair Lecture’, Open Access, Irish Political Studies 34(3).

Junk, W. (2019) ‘Cooperation as currency? How active collaboration affects lobbying success’Journal of European Public Policy.

Junk, W. (2019) ‘When diversity works: The effects of coalition composition on the success of lobbying coalitions’, American Journal of Political Science 63(3).

Flöthe, L. (2019) ‘Technocratic or democratic interest representation? How different types of information affect lobbying success’, Open Access, Interest Groups and Advocacy. 

Flöthe, L. (2019) ‘The Costs of Interest Representation – A Resource Perspective on Informational Lobbying’, Open Access, European Political Science Review. 

Flöthe, L. (2019) ‘Representation through information? When and why interest groups inform policymakers about public preferences’, Open Access,  Journal of European Public Policy.

Rasmussen, A. and Reher S. (2019) ‘Civil Society Engagement and Policy Representation in Europe’, Open Access, Comparative Political Studies.

Toshkov, D., Mäder, L. and Rasmussen, A. (2018) ‘Party Government and Policy Responsiveness. Evidence from three parliamentary democracies’, Open Access, Journal of Public Policy.

Junk, W. (2018) ‘Representation beyond people: Lobbying access of umbrella associations to legislatures and the media’, Governance 32(2).

Reher, S. (2018) ‘Gender and opinion-policy congruence in Europe’, European Political Science Review.

Romeijn, J. (2018) ‘Do political parties listen to the(ir) public? Party-public opinion linkage on specific policy issues’Party Politics.

Flöthe, L. and Rasmussen, A. (2018) ‘Public Voices in the Heavenly Chorus? Group Type Bias and Opinion Representation’, Open Access, Journal of European Public Policy.

Junk, W.M. and Rasmussen, A. (2018) ‘Framing by the Flock: Collective Issue Definition and Advocacy Success’, Open Access, Comparative Political Studies (52:4).

Rasmussen, A., Reher, S. and Toshkov, D. (2018) ‘The Opinion-Policy Nexus in Europe and the Role of Political Institutions’, Open Access, 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:

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).

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).

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).


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).