New publications

David Hill and Eugene Huskey, ‘Electoral Stakes, Labor Migration, and Voter Turnout: The 2011 Presidential Election in Kyrgyzstan’, Demokratizatsiya, Vol. 23, No. 1 , Winter 2015, pp. 3-30.

Gianfranco Pasquino (ed.), Una storia presidenziale (2006-2015), Paradoxa, ANNO IX – Numero 1 – Gennaio/Marzo 2015. Lots of articles on the Italian presidency.

Asanga Welikala, Reforming Sri Lankan Presidentialism – Provenance, Problems and Prospects, available at

Margaret E. Edwards, ‘Understanding Presidential Failure in South America’, Latin American Politics and Society, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 111-131.

Lucas González and Miguel Ignacio Mamone, ‘Who Distributes? Presidents, Congress, Governors, and the Politics of Distribution in Argentina and Brazil’, in Revista Ibero-Americana de Estudos Legislativos, May 2015, no.1, pp. 17-32.

Sylvia Gaylord and Lúcio Rennó, ‘Opening the Black Box: Cabinet Authorship of Legislative Proposals in a Multiparty Presidential System’, Presidential Studies Quarterly, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 247-269.

Steven G. Calabresi, ‘Does Institutional Design Make a Difference?’, Direito, Estado e Sociedade,  no. 45, pp. 188-206, jul/dez 2014. Available at:

James N. Druckman and Lawrence R. Jacobs, Who Governs? Presidents, Public Opinion, and Manipulation, University of Chicago Press, 2015.

Brandon Rottinghaus, The Institutional Effects of Executive Scandal, Cambridge University press, 2015.

Wayne P. Steger, A Citizen’s Guide to Presidential Nominations: The Competition for Leadership, Routledge, 2015.

Mikołaj Cześnik, ‘In the Shadow of the Smolensk Catastrophe—The 2010 Presidential Election in Poland’, East European Politics & Societies August 2014 28: 518-539.

Ionela Gavril, ‘Alegerile prezidentiale din 2014 si impactul lor asupra regimului premier-prezidential din România’, Sfera Politicii23.1 (Jan-Mar 2015): 152-161,169. Plus plenty of papers in Romanian on the 2014 presidential election. Available at:

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