Please find below a list of publications of the members of the ECPR SG on Presidential Politics.


Chaisty Paul & Power Timothy J. Flying solo: Explaining single‐party cabinets under minority presidentialism.  European Journal of Political Research. DOI: 10.1111/1475-6765.12275

Chaisty Paul, Cheeseman Nic & Power Timothy J. Coalitional Presidentialism in Comparative Perspective. Minority Presidents in Multiparty Systems. Oxford University Press.

Elgie Robert. Political Leadership. A Pragmatic Institutionalist Approach. Palgrave MacMillan.

McClintock Cynthia. Electoral Rules and Democracy in Latin America. Oxford University Press.

Musella Fortunato. Political Leaders Beyond Party Politics. Palgrave MacMillan. 


Bucur Cristina. Cabinet Ministers under Competing Pressures: Presidents, Prime Ministers, and Political Parties in Semi-presidential Systems. Comparative European Politics 15(2): 180-203 DOI10.1057/cep.2015.1. 

Bucur Cristina & Cheibub José Antonio. Presidential Partisanship in Government Formation: Do Presidents Favor Their Parties When They Appoint the Prime Minister?. Political Research Quarterly.

Burkhardt Fabian. The institutionalization of relative advantage: formal institutions, subconstitutional presidential powers, and the rise of the authoritarian politics in Russia, 1994-2012. Post-Soviet Affairs 33(6): 472-495 DOI: 10.1080/1060586X.2017.1388471

Chaisty Paul & Chernykh Svitlana. How Do Minority Presidents Manage Multiparty Coalitions? Identifying and Analyzing the Payoffs to Coalition Parties in Presidential Systems. Political Research Quarterly, On-Line First.

Kö​​​​​​​ker Philipp. Presidential Activism and Veto Power in Central and Eastern EuropePalgrave MacMillan. 

Raunio Tapio & Sedelius Thomas. Shifting Power-Centres of Semi-Presidentialism: Executive Coordination in Lithuania. Government and Opposition DOI:

Savage Lee. How and when do presidents influence the duration of coalition bargaining in semi-presidential systems?. European Jornal of Political Research DOI: 10.1111/1475-6765.12227.

Sedelius Thomas & Linde Jonas. Unravelling semi-presidentialism: democracy and government performance in four distinct regime types. Democratization

Sedelius Thomas & Jenny Åberg. Eastern Europe’s semi-presidential regimes. In A. Fagan & P. Kopecky (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of East European Politics. London: Routledge, 2017.

Tonello Fabrizio. Obama e Trump. MicroMega.


Garzia Diego. Personalization of Politics and Electoral Change. Palgrave MacMillan.



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