Business and Government

  • book under contract: Advanced Introduction to Business and Government, Edward Elgar Publishing (with David Coen)

  • 2021: Business Lobbying in the European Union, Oxford University Press (with David Coen and Alex Katsaitis)​
  • 2019: Where Are the Revolving Doors in Brussels? Sector Switching and Career Progression in Companies’ EU Business-government Affairs, American Review of Public Administration (with David Coen)

  • 2018: The Strategic Management Of Government Affairs In Brussels, with David Coen, Business and Society 

  • 2017: Studying Preference Attainment Using Spatial Models, European Political Science, 16(3): 369-382

  • 2016: Sliding Doors In Brussels: A Career Path Analysis Of EU Affairs Managers, European Journal of Political Research, 55(4):811-826 (with David Coen) 

  • 2015: Explaining the Variation in the Europeanization of Business: an Institutionalist Theory, Journal of European Public Policy, 22(10): 1467-1488​

  • 2015: The (Un)Heavenly Chorus in British Politics: Bringing the What, the When and the How Questions into the Analysis of Interest Group Influence, British Politics, 10(3): 378-388

  • 2015: What are Case Studies Good for? Nesting Comparative Case Study Research into the Lakatosian Research Program, Cross-cultural Research, 49(4): 331-357
  • 2013: The Determinants of Direct Corporate Lobbying in the EU: A Multi-Dimensional Proxy of Corporate Lobbying, Interest Groups and Advocacy, 2(1): 71-90

Bureaucracy, Delegation and Legislative Complexity

  • 2021: A Political Economy Approach to the Grammar of Institutions: Theory and Methods, Policy Studies Journal

  • 2020: Measuring Discretion and Delegation in Legislative Texts: Methods and Application to U.S. States, with Elliott Ash and Massimo Morelli, Political Analysis [first author] (see online version)

  • 2020: Divided Government, Delegation, and Civil Service Reform, with Elliott Ash and Massimo Morelli, Political Science Research and Methods (see CEPR Discussion Paper)

  • R&R: The Costs of Populism for the Bureaucracy and Government Performance: Evidence from Italian Municipalities,with Luca Bellodi and Massimo Morelli, American Political Science Review (see CEPR Discussion Paper)

  • under review: More Laws, More Growth? Theory and Evidence from U.S. States, with Elliott Ash and Massimo Morelli, Journal of Political Economy (see CEPR Discussion Paper)

Policy Evaluation and Text Analysis

  • 2020: Using volunteered geographic information to assess mobility in the COVID-19 pandemic context: cross-city time series analysis of 41 cities in 22 countries from March 2nd to 26th 2020, Globalization and Health (Martin McKee, Andrew Amato-Gauci, David Stuckler, Jan C. Semenza)

  • 2020: Self-reported Access to Health Care, Communicable Diseases, Violence and Perception of Legal Status among Online Transgender Identifying Sex Workers in the UK, Public Health (with Sarah Steele, Victoria Taylor, Eduardo Hernandez-Salazar, Martin McKee, Andrew Amato-Gauci, David Stuckler, Jan C. Semenza)

  • 2019: Legislative Activity and Private Benefits: A Natural Experiment in New Zealand, Political Science Research and Methods (with Massimo Morelli and Moritz Osnabruegge)

  • 2018: A Behavioural Theory Of Policy Feedback In Tobacco Control: Evidence From A Difference-In-Difference-In-Difference Study, Policy Studies Journal

  • 2018: A Comparative Test of the Punctuated Equilibrium Theory: Policy Punctuations in Tobacco Control, Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice

  • 2018: Using Sequence Analysis to Understand Career Progression: an Application to the UK House of Commons, The Political Methodologist (with Peter John) 

  • 2018: How Best to Open up Local Democracy? A Randomised Experiment to Encourage Contested Elections and Greater Representativeness in English Parish Councils, Local Government Studies (with Matt Ryan, Gerry Stoker, Peter John, Alice Moseley, Oliver James, Liz Richardson)

  • 2017: Transparency at the Parish Pump: A Field Experiment to Measure the Effectiveness of Freedom of Information Requests in England, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 27(3):485-500 (with Ben Worthy and Peter John)