Related Publications

Originally compiled by Frank Baumgartner, April 2009   If you would like to add a publication to this page,  email Frank directly with the information and he will be glad to update it.

Part I:  Publications coming from scholars working directly on the comparative agendas projects.

Adler, E. Scott and John Wilkerson. 2012. Congress and the Politics of Problem Solving. London: Cambridge Univeristy Press.

Adler, E. Scott and John Wilkerson. 2008. “Intended consequences: Juridictional reform and issue control in the US House of Representatives.” Legislative Studies Quarterly, 33(1):85 – 112.

Albæk, Erik, Christoffer Green-Pedersen, and Lars B. Nielsen. 2007. Making Tobacco Consumption a Political Issue in the United States and Denmark: The Dynamics of Issue Expansion in Comparative Perspective.  Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis 9 (1): 1-20.

Alexandrova, Petya, Marcello Carammia, and Arco Timmermans. 2012. Policy Punctuations and Issue Diversity on the European Council Agenda. Policy Studies Journal 40(1): 69-88.

Baumgartner, Frank R. 2006.  Friction, Resistance, and Breakthroughs.  In Liesbet Heyse, Sandra Resodihardjo, Tineke Lantink, and Berber Lettinga, eds.  Reform in Europe:  Breaking the Barriers in Government.  Hampshire, England:  Ashgate, pp. 193–200.

Baumgartner, Frank R. 2006.  Punctuated Equilibrium Theory and Environmental Policy. In Robert Repetto, ed., Punctuated Equilibrium and the Dynamics of U.S. Environmental Policy.  New Haven: Yale University Press, pp. 24–46.

Baumgartner, Frank R., Christian Breunig, Christoffer Green-Pedersen, Bryan D. Jones, Peter B. Mortensen, Michiel Neytemans, and Stefaan Walgrave. . 2009.  Punctuated Equilibrium in Comparative Perspective.  American Journal of Political Science 53, 3, (July):  602–619.

Baumgartner, Frank R., Christoffer Green-Pedersen, and Bryan D. Jones, eds. 2006. Comparative Studies of Policy Agendas. Special issue of the Journal of European Public Policy 13 (7).

Baumgartner, Frank R., Christoffer Green-Pedersen, and Bryan D. Jones, eds. 2008. Comparative Studies of Policy Agendas.  New York: Routledge.

Baumgartner, Frank R., Christoffer Green-Pedersen, and Bryan D. Jones, 2006.  Comparative Studies of Policy Agendas.  Journal of European Public Policy 13 (7): 955–70.

Baumgartner, Frank R., Emiliano Grossman, and Sylvain Brouard.  2009.  Agenda-setting Dynamics in France:  Revisiting the “Partisan Hypothesis.”  French Politics, forthcoming.

Baumgartner, Frank R., Martial Foucault, and Abel François.  2009.  Public Budgeting in the French Fifth Republic: The End of La République des partisWest European Politics 32, 2 (2009):  401–419.

Baumgartner, Frank R., Martial Foucault, and Abel François. 2006. Punctuated Equilibrium in French Budgeting Processes. Journal of European Public Policy 13 (7): 1082–99.

Baumgartner, Frank R., Martial Foucault, and Abel François. 2008.  Patterns of Public Budgeting in the French Fifth Republic:  From Hierarchical Control to Multi-Level Governance.  In Sylvain Brouard, Andrew Appleton, and Amy Mazur, eds., Beyond Stereotypes: The Fifth Republic at Fifty.  London: Palgrave, forthcoming.

Bertelli, Anthony M. and Peter John. In Press. ‘Public Policy Investment: Risk and Return in British Politics.’ Forthcoming in the British Journal of Political Science.

Bevan, Shaun, Peter John and Will Jennings. 2011. ‘Keeping Party Programmes on Track: The Transmission of the Policy Agendas of the Speech from the Throne to Acts of the UK Parliament.’ European Political Science Review 3(3): 395-417.

Borghetto, Enrico, and Marcello Carammia. 2010. “L’analisi Comparata Delle Agende Politiche: Il Comparative Agendas Project.” Rivista Italiana di Scienza Politica 2(Agosto 2010): 301–15.

Borghetto, Enrico, Marco Giuliani, and Francesco Zucchini. 2012. “Leading Governments and Unwilling Legislators. The European Union and the Italian Law Making (1987-2006).” In The Europeanization of Domestic Legislatures, eds. Sylvain Brouard, Olivier Costa, and Thomas König. New York: Springer, 109–30.

Borghetto, Enrico, Marcello Carammia, and Francesco Zucchini. 2014. “The Impact of Party Policy Priorities on Italian Law-Making from the First to the Second Republic (1983-2006).” In Agenda Setting, Policies, and Political Systems, eds. Stefaan Walgrave and Christoffer Green-Pedersen. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 164–82.

Breeman, Gerard. 2006.  The 1984 Reform of the European Dairy Policy: Financial Crisis, French Leadership, and the Reappraisal of the EC’s Core Values.  In Liesbet Heyse, Sandra Resodihardjo, Tineke Lantink, and Berber Lettinga, eds.  Reform in Europe:  Breaking the Barriers in Government.  Hampshire, England:  Ashgate, pp. 21-36.

Breeman, Gerard, David Lowery, ,Caelesta Poppleaars, Sandra L. Resodihardjo, Arco Timmermans, and Jouke de Vries. 2009. Political Attention in a Coalition System: Analysing Queen’s Speeches in the Netherlands 1945-2007. Acta Politica 44 (1): 1-27.

Binderkrantz,  Anne, and Christoffer Green-Pedersen. 2009. Policy or Process in Focus? Framing in the News Media.   International Journal of Press/Politics, forthcoming.

Breunig, Christian, and Chris Koski. 2006. Punctuated Equilibria and Budgets in the American States. Policy Studies Journal 34 (3): 363–79.

Breunig, Christian, and Chris Koski. 2009.  Punctuated Budgets and Governors’ Institutional Powers.  American Politics Research forthcoming.

Breunig, Christian. 2006. The More Things Change, the More Things Stay the Same: A Comparative Analysis of Budget Punctuations. Journal of European Public Policy 13(7): 1069–85.

Brouard, Sylvain , John Wilkerson, Frank R.Baumgartner, Arco Timmermans, Shaun Bevan, Gerard Breeman, Christian Breunig, Laura Chaqués, Christoffer Green-Pedersen, Will Jennings, Peter John, Bryan D. Jones and David Lowery. 2009. ‘Comparer les Productions Législatives: Enjeux et Méthodes.’ Revue Internationale de Politique Comparée: Les Agendas Politiques, 16(3): 381-404

Chaqués, Laura, Anna M. Palau, Luz Muñoz and John D. Wilkerson .2008. Comparing Governmental Agendas: Evolution of the Prioritization of Issues in the USA and Spain. IBEI Working Papers (14): 1-31

Chaqués, Laura and Anna Palau. 2009. The Dynamics of Policy Change: A Comparative Analysis of the Food Safety and Pharmaceutical Policy in Spain.
Journal of Public Policy 29 (1): 103-126.

Daviter, Falk. 2009. “Schattschneider in Brussels: How Policy Conflict Reshaped the Biotechnology Agenda in the European Union.” West European Politics, 32:6,1118 — 1139.

Farrall, Stephen and Will Jennings. In Press. ‘Policy Feedback and the Criminal Justice Agenda: an analysis of the economy, crime rates, politics and public opinion in post-war Britain.’ Forthcoming in the Journal of Contemporary British History.

Green-Pedersen, Christoffer, and Jesper Krogstrup. 2008. Immigration as a political issue in Denmark, and Sweden.  European Journal of Political Research 47 (5): 610-635.

Green-Pedersen, Christoffer, and Rune Stubager. 2009. The Political Conditionality of Mass Media. When do Parties Follow Mass Media Attention? British Journal of Political Science, forthcoming.

Green-Pedersen, Christoffer and John Wilkerson. 2006. “How Agenda-setting Attributes Shape Politics: Problem Attention, Agenda Dynamics and Comparative Health Policy Developments in the U.S. and Denmark.” Journal of European Public Policy 13 (7): 1039-52.

Green-Pedersen, Christoffer. 2006. Long-term changes in Danish Party Politics. The Rise and Importance of Issue Competition.  Scandinavian Political Studies, 29 (3): 221-237.

Green-Pedersen, Christoffer. 2007. The Conflict of Conflicts in Comparative Perspective. Euthanasia as a political issue in Denmark, Belgium, and the Netherlands Comparative Politics 39 (3): 273-291.

Green-Pedersen, Christoffer. 2007. The growing importance of issue competition: The changing nature of party competition in Western Europe. Political Studies 55 (4): 608-628.

Green-Pedersen, Christoffer. 2009. Bringing Parties into Parliament.  Party Politics forthcoming.

Hillard, Dustin, Stephen Purpura and John Wilkerson. 2008. “Computer-assisted Topic Classification for Mixed Methods Research.” Journal of Information Technology and Politics, 4(4): 34-46.

Jennings, Will, and Peter John. 2009. The dynamics of political attention: public opinion and the Queen’s Speech in the United Kingdom. American Journal of Political Science, 53(4): 838-854.

Jennings, Will, and Peter John. 2010. Punctuations and Turning Points in British Politics? The Policy Agenda of the Queen’s Speech, 1940–2005. British Journal of Political Science, 40(3): 561-586.

Jennings, Will, Shaun Bevan and Peter John. 2011. ‘The British Government’s Political Agenda: the Speech from the Throne, 1911-2008.’ Political Studies, 59(1): 74-98.

Jennings, Will, Shaun Bevan, Arco Timmermans, Laura Chaques, Gerard Breeman, Sylvain Brouard, Christoffer Green-Pedersen, Peter John, Peter B. Mortensen and Anna Palau. (2011). ‘Effects of the Core Functions of Government on the Diversity of Executive Agendas.’ Comparative Political Studies 44(8): 1001-1030.

John, Peter, and Helen Margetts. 2003. Policy Punctuations in the UK. Public Administration 81(3): 411–32.

John, Peter. 2006. ‘The policy agendas project: a review.’ Journal of European Public Policy, 13(7): 975-986.

John, Peter. 2006. ‘Explaining policy change: the impact of the media, public opinion and political violence on urban budgets in England.’ Journal of European Public Policy, 13(7): 1053-1068.

John, Peter, Shaun Bevan and Will Jennings. 2011. ‘The Policy-Opinion Link and Institutional Change: the Policy Agenda of the United Kingdom and Scottish Parliaments, 1977-2008.’ Journal of European Public Policy 18(7): 1052-1068.

John, Peter and Shaun Bevan. 2012. ‘What Are Policy Punctuations? Large Changes In the Agenda of the UK Government, 1911-2008.’ Policy Studies Journal, 40(1): 89-108.

Jones, Bryan D., and Christian Breunig. 2007.  Noah and Joseph Effects in Government Budgets.  Policy Studies Journal 35: 329-48.

Jones, Bryan D., and Frank R. Baumgartner. 2005. The Politics of Attention: How Government Prioritizes Problems. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Jones, Bryan D., Frank R. Baumgartner, Christian Breunig, Stuart Soroka, Martial Foucault, Abel François, Christoffer Green-Pedersen, Peter John, Chris Koske, Peter B. Mortensen, Scott Robinson, Frédéric Varone, Stefaan Walgrave, and Christopher Wlezien.  2009.  A General Empirical Law for Public Budgets: A Comparative Analysis.  American Journal of Political Science, forthcoming, October.

Jones, Bryan D., Heather Larsen-Price, and John Wilkerson. 2009.  Representation and American Governing Institutions.  Journal of Politics 71: 277-290.

Jones, Bryan D., Tracy Sulkin, and Heather Larsen. 2003. Policy Punctuations in American Political Institutions. American Political Science Review 97(1): 151–70.

McLaughlin, Joseph P., Paul Wolfgang , Wesley J. Leckrone, Justin Gollob, Jason Bossie, Jay Jennings, and Michelle Atherton.  2010.  The Pennsylvania Policy Database Project: A Model for Comparative Analysis. State Politics & Policy Quarterly. 10(3): 320-336.

Mortensen, Peter B. 2005. Policy Punctuations in Danish Local Budgeting.  Public Administration 83 (4): 931-950.

Mortensen, Peter B. 2006.  The Impact of Public Opinion on Public Policy. A Study of Why, When, and How Agenda Setting Matters. Aarhus: Politica.

Mortensen, Peter B. 2007. Stability and Change in Public Policy. A Longitudinal Study of Comparative Subsystem Dynamics. Policy Studies Journal 35 (3): 373-394.

Mortensen, Peter B. 2009. Political Attention and Public Spending in the U.S. Policy Studies Journal, forthcoming.

Mortensen, Peter B. , Christoffer Green-Pedersen, Gerard Breeman, Will Jennings, Peter John, Arco Timmermans, Laura Chaques and Anna Palau. (2011). ‘Comparing Government Agendas: Executive Speeches in the Netherlands, United Kingdom and Denmark.’ Comparative Political Studies 44(8): 973-1000.

Princen, Sebastiaan, 2007, Agenda-setting in the European Union: A Theoretical Exploration and Agenda for Research, Journal of European Public Policy, 14(1): 21-38.

Princen, Sebastiaan, 2009, Agenda-setting in the European Union, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Princen, Sebastiaan, 2010, Venue Shifts and Policy Change in EU Fisheries Policy, Marine Policy, 34(1): 36-41.

Princen, Sebastiaan, Sylvain Brouard, Laura Chaques, Christopher Green-Pedersen, Will Jennings, Peter John, Luz Muñoz, 2009, Les Dynamiques d’Agendas Multiniveaux dans la Politique Environnementale de l’Union Européenne, Revue Internationale de Politique Comparée, 16(3): 485-502.

Princen, Sebastiaan and Mark Rhinard, 2006, Crashing and Creeping: Agenda-setting Dynamics in the European Union, Journal of European Public Policy, 13(7): 1119-1132.

Purpura, Stephen, John Wilkerson, and Dustin Hillard. 2008.  “The U.S. Policy Agenda Legislation Corpus Volume 1 - a Language Resource from 1947 - 1998.”

Ramjoué, Celina, and Ulrich Klöti. 2003.  Assisted Reproductive Technology Policy in Italy:  Explaining the Lack of Comprehensive Regulation.  In Ivar Bleiklie et al. (eds.), Comparative Biomedical Policy:  Governing Assisted Reproductive Technologies.  London:  Routledge, Coll: ECPR Studies in European Political Science, pp. 42-63.

Schiffino, Nathalie, Celina Ramjoué, and Frédéric Varone.  2009.  Biomedical Policies in Belgium and Italy:  From Regulatory Reluctance to Policy Changes.  West European Politics 32 (3, May):  559-585.

Schiffino, Nathalie, and Frédéric Varone.  2003.  ART Policy in Belgium:  A Bioethical Paradise?  In Ivar Bleiklie et al. (eds.), Comparative Biomedical Policy:  Governing Assisted Reproductive Technologies.  London:  Routledge, Coll: ECPR Studies in European Political Science, pp. 21-41.

Soroka, Stuart N., Christopher Wlezien, and Iain McLean. 2006.  Public Expenditures in the UK: How Measures Matter.  Journal of the Royal Statistical Society A 169 Part 2: 255-71.

True, James L., Bryan D. Jones, and Frank R. Baumgartner.  2007.  Punctuated Equilibrium Theory:  Explaining Stability and Change in American Policymaking. In Paul Sabatier, ed., Theories of the Policy Process 2nd ed.  Boulder: Westview Press, pp. 155–188.

Vliegenthart Rens, and Stefaan Walgrave. 2009. Médias et parlement Les conditions de l’effet des médias sur l’agenda parlementaire belge.  Revue Internationale de Politique Comparée, forthcoming.

Vliegenthart, Rens, and Stefaan Walgrave. 2008. The contingency of intermedia agenda-setting. A longitudinal study in Belgium. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly 85(4): 860-877.

Walgrave Stefaan, Stuart Soroka, and Michiel Nuytemans. 2008. The mass media’s political agenda-setting power. A longitudinal analysis of media, parliament, and government in Belgium (1993-2000), Comparative Political Studies 41 (6) 814-836.

Walgrave, Stefaan, and Frédéric Varone. 2008. Punctuated Equilibrium, and agenda-setting: bringing parties back in. Policy change after the Dutroux crisis in Belgium. Governance: An International Journal of Policy and Administration 21 (3):365-395.

Walgrave, Stefaan, and Michiel Nuytemans. 2009. Friction and Party Manifesto Change in 25 countries (1945-1998). American Journal of Political Science 53 (1): 190-206.

Walgrave, Stefaan, and Peter Van Aelst. 2006. The Contingency of the Mass Media’s Political Agenda Setting Power. Towards A Preliminary Theory. Journal of Communication 56: 88-109.

Walgrave, Stefaan. 2008. Again the almighty mass media. A subjective assessment of the media’s political agenda-setting power by politicians and journalists in Belgium. Political Communication 25 (4): 445-459.

Walgrave, Stefaan., P. Dumont, and Frédéric Varone. 2006. Policy With or Without Parties? A Comparative Analysis of Policy Priorities and Policy Change in Belgium (1991–2000. Journal of European Public Policy 13(7): 1039–52.


Part II:  Other publications using the data / approach by other scholars (this list is seriously incomplete)

Jordan, Meagan.  2003.  Punctuations and Agendas.  Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 22: 345-60.

Robinson, Scott.  2004.  Punctuated Equilibrium, Bureaucratization, and Budgetary Changes in Schools.  Policy Studies Journal 32: 25-39.